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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Itinerary for Sep 22 — Sep 27, 2013

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Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, the rooms are not equipped with televisions, telephones, radio/alarm clocks, or hair dryers. Please bring your own radio if so desired, an alarm clock if needed, hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, September 22 -
Afternoon: Arrive at The Warwick Conference Center in late afternoon for check-in beginning at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a Wine and Cheese Reception and introduce yourself to fellow participants.

Dinner: Dinner is in the East House Dining Hall. Enjoy a bountiful buffet with entrées varying from turkey, pork, chicken, beef, and fish. Dinner will include a fresh salad bar, vegetables, potatoes, rolls, and dessert. All meals at The Warwick Conference Center include a vegetarian option.

Evening: (All itinerary details subject to change.) Following dinner there will be a time of introductions and an orientation session to familiarize everyone with The Warwick Conference Center and the week's activities.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, the rooms are not equipped with televisions, telephones, radio/alarm clocks, or hair dryers. Please bring your own radio if so desired, an alarm clock if needed, hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, September 23 -
Breakfast: Wake up to a hearty breakfast buffet. Daily entrées will rotate, but you can look forward to a variety of breakfast foods including scrambled eggs, pancakes, French toast, ham, bacon, oatmeal, toast, muffins, yogurt, cold cereal, and hot coffee, tea, and a variety of juices.

Morning: Our artist will present an expert-led lecture along with opportunites for hands-on experiences.

Lunch: Enjoy a buffet lunch in the East House Dining Hall with entrées including a variety of the following: soup, sandwiches, paninis, pasta, salad bar, and a dessert.

Afternoon: Our professional artist-in-residence will present a lecture/hands-on experience.

Dinner: A plentiful dinner will be served buffet style at 6:00 P.M. in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: The painting studio will be open for participants to enjoy hands-on experience. Enjoy an evening snack at the end of a busy day.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, the rooms are not equipped with televisions, telephones, radio/alarm clocks, or hair dryers. Please bring your own radio if so desired, an alarm clock if needed, hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, September 24 - Enjoy an optional visit to Pacem in Terris, a six...
Enjoy an optional visit to Pacem in Terris, a six-acre sculpture garden created by the late Dr. Frederick Franck, a Dutch born sculptor, painter, and author.

Note: Requires walking on an un-even terrain.

Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty country breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Our Artist-in-Residence will present a lecture along with hands-on experience.

Lunch: Lunch served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Afternoon: A visit to Pacem in Terris, a six acre sculpture garden with 70 large-scale sculptures, will be offered. This sculpture garden was created by Dr. Franck, a Dutch-born sculpture, painter, and author. For those who wish there will be an opportunity to sketch and paint in the painting studio.

Dinner: Dinner served buffet style at 6:00 P.M. in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: The painting studio will be open for participants to experience hands-on opportunities. An evening snack will be served in the East House Dining Room to "top off" the day.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, the rooms are not equipped with televisions, telephones, radio/alarm clocks, or hair dryers. Please bring your own radio if so desired, an alarm clock if needed, hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, September 25 - Enjoy a wine tasting at a local winery.
Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty country breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: The artist-in-residence will offer an expert-led lecture along with a hands-on experience.

Lunch: Lunch served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Free Time. Enjoy an optional trip for a wine tasting at a local winery, continue to work on your painting skills in the painting studio, or enjoy an invigorating hike on The Warwick Center property.

Dinner: Dinner will be served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: Evening entertainment will be offered followed by an evening snack.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Warwick Center is located on 465 acres of pristine land overlooking the beautiful Warwick Valley. The Center offers 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails, beautiful views, a peaceful setting and access to many wonderful sites in and around the Hudson Valley.

Contact info:
62 Warwick Center Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, the rooms are not equipped with televisions, telephones, radio/alarm clocks, or hair dryers. Please bring your own radio if so desired, an alarm clock if needed, hair dryer, shampoo, and facial soap.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $72/night
Additional Nights are based on availability.

Check in time: 4:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, September 26 - Entertainment
Breakfast: A hearty country breakfast will be served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Our artist-in-residence will offer a lecture along with hands-on experience in painting.

Lunch: Lunch will be served buffet style in the East House DIning Hall.

Afternoon: The artist-in-residence will offer a lecture along with hands-on experience in painting.

Afternoon: Our artist-in-residence will offer a lecture along with hands-on experience in painting.

Dinner: Dinner will be served at 6:00 P.M. in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: An evening of "Show and Tell" will be enjoyed by all followed by making your own ice cream sundae.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, September 27 -
Breakfast: A hearty country breakfast will be served in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: The artist-in-residence will conduct a lecture on resources to enhance your painting skills.

Lunch: Lunch will be served at 11:00 A.M. in the East House Dining Hall. Good-byes and departure after lunch.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Warwick, NY
Demarest Hill Winery28 different wines created from select varietal grapes by a master vintner who learned winemaking in Italy. The wineries' specialties include Warwick Black Pearl and Peach Wine, both from the vineyards at this winery.
For additional information, visit: www.demaresthillwinery.com
Harness Racing Museum & Hall of FameDrive a sulky to the finish line in the 3-D simulator. Riveting state-of-the-art and interactive exhibits. Call and judge a race. Theaters tell the fascinating history of America's first sport. Open daily from 10 - 6.
For additional information, visit: www.harnessmuseum.com
Pride of the HudsonCruise through history and the majestic beauty of the Hudson River on a 2-hour narrated sightseeing cruise.
For additional information, visit: www.prideofthehudson.com
Washington's HeadquartersGen. Washington made this fieldstone farmhouse his Continental Army headquarters and spent more time here than anywhere else during the Revolutionary War. At this site, Washington created and awarded the original purple heart badge. In 1850 the property became our nation's first public historic site. Open Wed. - Sat., 10-5. Sun. 1-5.
West Point MuseumMilitary uniforms, flags, weapons and military art of both American and European derivation. Museum galleries include History of the Academy and the Corps of Cadets, US Army History, and History of Warfare from Egyptian times to Desert Storm.
For additional information, visit: www.usma.edu/Museum/
West Point Tours, Inc.Enjoy a guided tour of the U.S. Military Academy. Walk the paths of generals and presidents tracing the footsteps of our country's great leaders. Enjoy spectacular views of the majestic Hudson River. Hear exciting tales and fascinating stories. Tour buses depart daily from the West Point Visitor Center.
For additional information, visit: www.westpointtours.com

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
9 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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