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SHAWNEE ON DELAWARE, PENNSYLVANIA

Delaware Water Gap With Your Grandkids: Canoe, Kayak and Raft

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Program #14842RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Aug 3 — Aug 8, 2014

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Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn on the the river.

Contact info:
1 River Road
Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356 USA
phone: 800-SHA-WNEE
web: www.shawneeinn.com

Room amenities: Moderately sized charming rooms have private bath, cable television, iron and ironing board, blow dryer, free wireless Internet access and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, laundry service, lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service and restaurant. Indoor pool. Full service spa. Business center with free Internet access.

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

Bathroom: All bathrooms have a step up from the bedroom.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Before - $190; After - $110
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-742-9633 to make additional reservations. To receive special rate please mention that you are with the Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, August 03 - Check-in, registration, orientation, welcome din...
Check-in, registration, orientation, welcome dinner, after-dinner lecture.

Arrive To: Check in at front desk for hotel room. An Road Scholar registration desk will be in the lobby of the Inn

Afternoon: Meet Shawnee staff and fellow explorers for a program orientation.

Dinner: Join Road Scholar participants and staff for a Welcome Dinner.

Evening: Water safety talk and tips on reading the river.

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Dinner
Day Two: Monday, August 04 - Complete instructional paddling program on a glac...
Complete instructional paddling program on a glacier lake featuring instruction in canoes and kayaks

Breakfast: Buffet Breakfast at River Room

Morning: Instruction

Lunch: Picnic Lunch

Afternoon: Craft Class

Dinner: Dinner at the Inn

Evening: A cultural history talk given by a National Park Ranger

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn on the the river.

Contact info:
1 River Road
Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356 USA
phone: 800-SHA-WNEE
web: www.shawneeinn.com

Room amenities: Moderately sized charming rooms have private bath, cable television, iron and ironing board, blow dryer, free wireless Internet access and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, laundry service, lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service and restaurant. Indoor pool. Full service spa. Business center with free Internet access.

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

Bathroom: All bathrooms have a step up from the bedroom.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Before - $190; After - $110
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-742-9633 to make additional reservations. To receive special rate please mention that you are with the Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, August 05 - Rafting skills clinic, guided river trip, hiking,...
Rafting skills clinic, guided river trip, hiking, evening skills class.

Note: Rafting 4 miles on easy, calm water. Guided hike is 2 miles, on trail with some rocky and rugged sections, elevation gain of up to 1000 ft; guided nature walk is 2 miles, smooth and level.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at the River Room.

Morning: River paddling excursion with our naturalist

Lunch: Lunch at the Inn.

Afternoon: Young people will enjoy a guided trail hike, while adults take a more leisurely guided nature walk.

Dinner: Buffet dinner at the Inn.

Evening: Attend a campfire

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn on the the river.

Contact info:
1 River Road
Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356 USA
phone: 800-SHA-WNEE
web: www.shawneeinn.com

Room amenities: Moderately sized charming rooms have private bath, cable television, iron and ironing board, blow dryer, free wireless Internet access and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, laundry service, lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service and restaurant. Indoor pool. Full service spa. Business center with free Internet access.

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

Bathroom: All bathrooms have a step up from the bedroom.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Before - $190; After - $110
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-742-9633 to make additional reservations. To receive special rate please mention that you are with the Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, August 06 - Kayaking skills clinic, guided river trip, yoga, ...
Note: Kayaking 6 miles on mostly calm water, some exposed rocks and short sections of Class I rapids.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at the River Room.

Morning: Guided river trip

Lunch: Lunch at the Inn.

Afternoon: A yoga stretching class to relax sore muscles, followed by a canoeing skills class.

Dinner: Buffet dinner at the Inn.

Evening: Concert on the front lawn.

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn on the the river.

Contact info:
1 River Road
Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356 USA
phone: 800-SHA-WNEE
web: www.shawneeinn.com

Room amenities: Moderately sized charming rooms have private bath, cable television, iron and ironing board, blow dryer, free wireless Internet access and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, laundry service, lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service and restaurant. Indoor pool. Full service spa. Business center with free Internet access.

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

Bathroom: All bathrooms have a step up from the bedroom.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Before - $190; After - $110
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-742-9633 to make additional reservations. To receive special rate please mention that you are with the Road Scholar group.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, August 07 - Canoeing skills clinic, guided river trip, lunch ...
Canoeing skills clinic, guided river trip, lunch on the river, free time afternoon and evening, night hike with our naturalist.

Note: Canoeing 10 miles on mostly calm water, with some stretches of Class I rapids and exposed rocks. Easy eddy swim.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at the River Room.

Morning: Guided river trip

Lunch: Pull out of the river for a picnic lunch along the way.

Afternoon: River trip continues, with a stop for a swim and a rock jump. Free time for remainder of the afternoon.

Dinner: Buffet dinner at the Inn.

Evening: Night hike with our naturalist

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, August 08 - Buffet breakfast, river adventure video, make you...
Buffet breakfast, river adventure video, make your own lunch, check out.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the River Room.

Morning: Adventure video: Lost in the Grand Canyon

Lunch: Make your own lunch for the road. Check out.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Shawnee on Delaware, PA
Bushkill FallsEight magnificent waterfalls. Walking trails and steps.
For additional information, visit: www.visitbushkillfalls.com
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation AreaFor 40 miles the Middle Delaware River passes between low forested mountains with barely a house in sight. Then the river cuts through the mountain ridge to form the famed"Water Gap." Exiting the park, the river will run 200 miles more to Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean at Wilmington, Delaware.
For additional information, visit: www.nps.gov/dewa
Pocono Indian MuseumRoute 209, Bushkill, PA. Historical displays and information about Native Americans in the area.
For additional information, visit: www.poconoindianmuseum.com
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm19th century Pennsylvania German Farmstead
For additional information, visit: www.quietvalley.org

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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.5
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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