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Conflicts in the Arab World, Hudson River School, The Roosevelts

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Program #21161RJ
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.
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.
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Itinerary for Oct 6 — Oct 11, 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/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, there are no televisions, radios, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. There is a television in the Main Lounge and please feel free to bring radios if desired, alarm clocks if needed, and a hair dryer.

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, October 06 -
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 Conference 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/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, there are no televisions, radios, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. There is a television in the Main Lounge and please feel free to bring radios if desired, alarm clocks if needed, and a hair dryer.

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, October 07 - Enjoy an optional trip into the historic Village ...
Enjoy an optional trip into the historic Village of Warwick or a wine tasting at the Demarest Hill Winery in Warwick.

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 orange juice.

Morning: Beginning lecture on Conflicts in the Arab World. Break. Continuing lecture on Conflicts in the Arab World.

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: Free Time with option to visit and shop in the historic Village of Warwick or Wine Tasting at Demarest Hill Winery in Warwick, NY. Hiking trails also available.

Dinner: A plentiful buffet dinner will be served buffet style in the East House Dining hall.

Evening: Beginning lecture on the Hudson River School of Painters. Evening Snack.

Lodging: The Warwick Conference 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/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, there are no televisions, radios, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. There is a television in the Main Lounge and please feel free to bring radios if desired, alarm clocks if needed, and a hair dryer.

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, October 08 - Enjoy a docent-led tour of Olana, the Persian-sty...
Enjoy a docent-led tour of Olana, the Persian-style home of Hudson River School artist Frederic Church. Also view the paintings of the Hudson River School artists with a docent and our artist/instructor at the Albany Institute of History and Art.

Note: Expect walking and standing during the home tour at Olana as well as at the Albany Institute of History and Art.

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

Morning: Board the charter bus for Catskill, New York. Experience a docent-led tour of Olana, the beautiful Persian-style home of Hudson River School artist Frederic Church located on the Hudson River.

Lunch: Board the charter bus for Albany, NY. A box lunch will be served on the charter bus.

Afternoon: View paintings by a variety of Hudson River School Artists in the Hudson River School Gallery at the Albany Institute of History and Art in Albany, NY. Learn from the comments of an expert docent and our own artist/instructor while viewing the paintings.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant on our return trip back to The Warwick Conference Center.

Evening: After dinner we will board the charter bus for a late return to The Warwick Conference Center. Upon our return allow yourself some relaxing time before retiring.

Lodging: The Warwick Conference 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/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, there are no televisions, radios, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. There is a television in the Main Lounge and please feel free to bring radios if desired, alarm clocks if needed, and a hair dryer.

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, October 09 -
Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty country breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Room.

Morning: Concluding lecture on The Hudson River School of Painters. Break. Beginning lecture on The Roosevelts: Eleanor, Franklin, and Teddy.

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: Enjoy an expert-led lecture on The Roosevelts: Eleanor, Franklin, and Teddy. Break. Enjoy some personal time for relaxing, contemplating lectures given and sites visited, or hike the beautiful trails at The Warwick Conference Center.

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

Evening: Enjoy an evening of entertainment. Evening snack.

Lodging: The Warwick Conference 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/Hoyt Road
Warwick, NY 10990 USA
phone: 845-986-1164
web: www.warwickcenter.com

Room amenities: The Warwick Conference Center provides private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and wi-fi. However, there are no televisions, radios, alarm clocks, or hair dryers in the rooms. There is a television in the Main Lounge and please feel free to bring radios if desired, alarm clocks if needed, and a hair dryer.

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, October 10 - Enjoy docent-led tours of Eleanor Roosevelt's Val...
Enjoy docent-led tours of Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill and FDR's Springwood in Hyde Park, NY.

Note: Be prepared for walking and standing during tours and getting on and off a kneeling bus multiple times.

Breakfast: Wake up to a hearty breakfast buffet served in the East House Dining Room.

Morning: Board chartered bus for Hyde Park, NY. Enjoy a docent-led visit to Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill in Hyde Park, NY.

Lunch: Box lunch at the Henry A Wallace Center at FDR's Springwood in Hyde Park, NY.

Afternoon: Enjoy a guided visit of FDR's home and learn more about The Roosevelts on a self-guided tour of FDR's Museum in Hyde Park, NY which has recently been renovated and expanded. Also visit Eleanor and Franklin's grave site and see the documentary film on the life of FDR and visit the gift shop at the Henry A. Wallace Center. Board chartered bus for return trip to The Warwick Conference Center.

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

Evening: End the week with an ice-cream social enjoying the new friendships made during the week. Evening Snack: Make Your Own Sundaes.

Lodging: The Warwick Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, October 11 -
Breakfast: A hearty country breakfast will be served in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Final Lecture on Conflicts in the Arab World.

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
Borderland FarmA 230 acre riding facility, indoor ring, lighted outdoor ring, miles of trails. Located at the NY/NJ line. Reservations required.
For additional information, visit: www.wolfsbane.com/borderland/
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
7 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
1 Performances

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