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NEWPORT, WASHINGTON

Geology of Pacific Northwest, Naturalist David Douglas, and 20th Century American Popular Music

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Program #11509RJ
4 Days | 3 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.
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Itinerary for May 12 — May 15, 2014

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Type: Conference Center

Contact info:
8513 Hwy 211
Newport, WA 99156 USA
phone: 509-447-4388
Room amenities: Resort quality rooms all with lake views, log furniture, knotty pine accents, Pendleton fabrics and custom furnishings from Northwest artisans. All rooms have phones with voicemail.

Facility amenities: Trout stocked lake, rowboats, top quality canoes, paddleboats, 500 wooded acres with hiking trails, Starbucks coffee throughout the day. Meeting room and dining room feature massive timbers, wood-paneled, cathedral ceilings, native stone masonry fireplaces and panoramic views.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day One: Monday, May 12 - Check-in / welcome / orientation/Class/Dinner
Arrive To: Check in from 1:00 -2:00 pm (lodge is 45 minutes north of Spokane).

Afternoon: 20th Century Popular Music

Dinner: Dinner at 5:30 pm, followed by a get-acquainted activity

Lodging: Clearwater Lodge

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Contact info:
8513 Hwy 211
Newport, WA 99156 USA
phone: 509-447-4388
Room amenities: Resort quality rooms all with lake views, log furniture, knotty pine accents, Pendleton fabrics and custom furnishings from Northwest artisans. All rooms have phones with voicemail.

Facility amenities: Trout stocked lake, rowboats, top quality canoes, paddleboats, 500 wooded acres with hiking trails, Starbucks coffee throughout the day. Meeting room and dining room feature massive timbers, wood-paneled, cathedral ceilings, native stone masonry fireplaces and panoramic views.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Two: Tuesday, May 13 - David Douglas/20th Century Popular Music/Optional...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Lodge

Morning: David Douglas - classroom presentation

Lunch: Lunch at Lodge

Afternoon: 20th Century Popular Music

Dinner: Dinner at Lodge

Evening: Optional evening activity is a movie (big screen)

Lodging: Clearwater Lodge

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

Contact info:
8513 Hwy 211
Newport, WA 99156 USA
phone: 509-447-4388
Room amenities: Resort quality rooms all with lake views, log furniture, knotty pine accents, Pendleton fabrics and custom furnishings from Northwest artisans. All rooms have phones with voicemail.

Facility amenities: Trout stocked lake, rowboats, top quality canoes, paddleboats, 500 wooded acres with hiking trails, Starbucks coffee throughout the day. Meeting room and dining room feature massive timbers, wood-paneled, cathedral ceilings, native stone masonry fireplaces and panoramic views.

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

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 1:00 PM


Day Three: Wednesday, May 14 - Geology/Douglas Field Trip/Concert
Breakfast: Breakfast at Lodge

Morning: Geology of the Inland Northwest. Classroom presentation followed by field study of glacier carved outcroppings surrounding the lodge.

Lunch: Lunch at Lodge

Afternoon: Field trip: David Douglas - Tour area natural sites (bus provided)

Dinner: Dinner at Lodge

Evening: After dinner classical guitar concert.

Lodging: Clearwater Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Four: Thursday, May 15 - Class/Departure
Breakfast: Brreakfast at Lodge

Morning: Session on Geology of the Inland Pacific Northwest, with classroom and field study.

Lunch: Lunch at Lodge

Afternoon: Departure after lunch.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Free Time Opportunities


Newport, WA
Boundary DamOne hour drive
County Museum25 minute drive

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3 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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