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ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA

Contemporary Musicals, James Michener, Great Comedy Teams

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Program #17072RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
Sea level.

Itinerary for Jan 26 — Jan 31, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: With two pools and private beach, this full service 18-acre tropical resort is located directly on Tampa Bay. Convenient to nearby Gulf beaches and area attractions and all there is to do in St. Pete and the Tampa Bay area.

Contact info:
6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane
St. Petersburg, FL 33711 USA
phone: 727-867-1151
web: www.marinacoveresort.com

Room amenities: Clock radio; coffee maker; free local phone calls' hair dryer; microwave (on request); refrigerator; 2nd floor rooms have a balcony

Facility amenities: Arcade and game room; ATM; bar and lounge; fitness center; gift shop; wireless internet access in public areas; laundry facilities; private beach; hot tub; 2 outdoor swimming pools; shuffleboard, tennis and volleyball courts.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: call for prices
Call the hotel directly at 727-867-1151 for prices.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, January 26 - Check-in/CEC Dining Hall/Orientation / Introducti...
Arrive To: Check-in at the west Lodge front desk. Report to assigned classroom for registration.

Dinner: A selection of various entrees will be available to chose from in a self-service format with trays.

Evening: Program coordinator will conduct an orientation and introduction program. Final itinerary will be provided.

Lodging: Magnuson Hotel - Marina Cove

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: With two pools and private beach, this full service 18-acre tropical resort is located directly on Tampa Bay. Convenient to nearby Gulf beaches and area attractions and all there is to do in St. Pete and the Tampa Bay area.

Contact info:
6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane
St. Petersburg, FL 33711 USA
phone: 727-867-1151
web: www.marinacoveresort.com

Room amenities: Clock radio; coffee maker; free local phone calls' hair dryer; microwave (on request); refrigerator; 2nd floor rooms have a balcony

Facility amenities: Arcade and game room; ATM; bar and lounge; fitness center; gift shop; wireless internet access in public areas; laundry facilities; private beach; hot tub; 2 outdoor swimming pools; shuffleboard, tennis and volleyball courts.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: call for prices
Call the hotel directly at 727-867-1151 for prices.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, January 27 - Great Comedy Teams, James Michener / Campus T...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Morning: Great Comedy Teams: The ability to make people laugh is a gift. With the straight man and the comic, each team created a unique relationship that involved both humor and pathos. Explore their relationships and their unique comic styles. Lectures and selected film clips. Take a short refreshment break between classes PLACEMENT OF CLASSES ON THE SCHEDULE (MORNING, AFTERNOON OR EVENING) ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

Lunch: Lunch at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Afternoon: The Great Variety Shows: Ed Sullivan, Show of Shows, Perry Como, Dinah Shore and more / Campus Tour James Michener was widely regarded as a storytelling phenomenon. He created works that have translated successfully to both stage and screen. This week come along as we explore some of his most well known novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning story that became South Pacific. After class, take a tour across our beautiful 281-acre waterfront campus via motor coach.

Dinner: Dinner at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Evening: Special Guest Speaker: TBA

Lodging: Magnuson Hotel - Marina Cove

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: With two pools and private beach, this full service 18-acre tropical resort is located directly on Tampa Bay. Convenient to nearby Gulf beaches and area attractions and all there is to do in St. Pete and the Tampa Bay area.

Contact info:
6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane
St. Petersburg, FL 33711 USA
phone: 727-867-1151
web: www.marinacoveresort.com

Room amenities: Clock radio; coffee maker; free local phone calls' hair dryer; microwave (on request); refrigerator; 2nd floor rooms have a balcony

Facility amenities: Arcade and game room; ATM; bar and lounge; fitness center; gift shop; wireless internet access in public areas; laundry facilities; private beach; hot tub; 2 outdoor swimming pools; shuffleboard, tennis and volleyball courts.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: call for prices
Call the hotel directly at 727-867-1151 for prices.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, January 28 - Contemporary Musical Theater, James Michener / Fi...
Contemporary Musical Theater, James Michener / Field Trip / Movie Night

Breakfast: Breakfast at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Morning: Begin the morning by exploring the history of American musical theatre and then - as the week progresses - move forward and trace its development over the past 20 years. We'll strive to answer the question: Where is musical theatre going? Lectures and live music in class each day. Take a short refreshment break between classes.

Lunch: Lunch at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Afternoon: Begin the afternoon with a class on James Michener. Then, board our motor coach for a tour of a local museum. ALL EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

Dinner: Dinner at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Evening: Film related to one of the courses. To be announced.

Lodging: Magnuson Hotel - Marina Cove

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: With two pools and private beach, this full service 18-acre tropical resort is located directly on Tampa Bay. Convenient to nearby Gulf beaches and area attractions and all there is to do in St. Pete and the Tampa Bay area.

Contact info:
6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane
St. Petersburg, FL 33711 USA
phone: 727-867-1151
web: www.marinacoveresort.com

Room amenities: Clock radio; coffee maker; free local phone calls' hair dryer; microwave (on request); refrigerator; 2nd floor rooms have a balcony

Facility amenities: Arcade and game room; ATM; bar and lounge; fitness center; gift shop; wireless internet access in public areas; laundry facilities; private beach; hot tub; 2 outdoor swimming pools; shuffleboard, tennis and volleyball courts.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: call for prices
Call the hotel directly at 727-867-1151 for prices.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, January 29 - Contemporary Musicals, James Michener, Great Come...
Contemporary Musicals, James Michener, Great Comedy Teams / Meet the International Students

Breakfast: Breakfast at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Morning: Two lectures this morning. Continuation of Great Comedy Teams and Musical Theater. Take a short refreshment break between classes

Lunch: Lunch at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Afternoon: Continuation of the Michener class. After class, join us for a discussion session with our international students. Get a new perspective on life outside the US.

Dinner: Dinner at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Evening: Final class on Michener.

Lodging: Magnuson Hotel - Marina Cove

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: With two pools and private beach, this full service 18-acre tropical resort is located directly on Tampa Bay. Convenient to nearby Gulf beaches and area attractions and all there is to do in St. Pete and the Tampa Bay area.

Contact info:
6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane
St. Petersburg, FL 33711 USA
phone: 727-867-1151
web: www.marinacoveresort.com

Room amenities: Clock radio; coffee maker; free local phone calls' hair dryer; microwave (on request); refrigerator; 2nd floor rooms have a balcony

Facility amenities: Arcade and game room; ATM; bar and lounge; fitness center; gift shop; wireless internet access in public areas; laundry facilities; private beach; hot tub; 2 outdoor swimming pools; shuffleboard, tennis and volleyball courts.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: call for prices
Call the hotel directly at 727-867-1151 for prices.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, January 30 - American Musical Theatre /Time on your own / Live...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Morning: Continuation and final class on Contemporary American Musical Theater There will be a short refreshment break between classes.

Lunch: Lunch at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon on your own. Transportation provided to the waterfront area of downtown St. Petersburg. Lots of things to do within walking distance or local trolley ride: museums, shops, galleries, etc.

Dinner: Dinner at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Evening: Live musical program to be announced.

Lodging: Magnuson Hotel - Marina Cove

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, January 31 - Great Comedy Teams / End of Program.
Breakfast: Breakfast at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entrees to choose from in a self-service format with trays.

Morning: Continuation and final class on the Great Comedy Teams.

Lunch: Lunch at the Continuing Education Center dining hall. A selection of various entries to choose from in a self-service format with trays. Program Concludes after Lunch today. Have a safe trip home.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

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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