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Program #20507RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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Itinerary for May 11 — May 16, 2014

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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 rooms at The Warwick Conference Center have private baths, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi. However, hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Please bring a radio if you so desire and an alarm clock.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: No
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, May 11 -
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 rooms at The Warwick Conference Center have private baths, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi. However, hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Please bring a radio if you so desire and an alarm clock.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: No
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, May 12 - Enjoy a Wine Tasting at the Demarest Hill Winery ...
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: Begin the day with two thought provoking lectures on "Iran, Iraq, and a Reappraisal of American Involvement in the Region". Enjoy a mid-morning coffee and tea break between the two sessions.

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: Conclude the lecture series on "Iran and Iraq" followed by free time with the option to visit a local winery, the Demarest Hill Winery, and enjoy a Wine Tasting.

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

Evening: Learn from the first of the lecture series on "The Roosevelts: Teddy, Franklin, and Eleanor" 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 rooms at The Warwick Conference Center have private baths, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi. However, hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Please bring a radio if you so desire and an alarm clock.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: No
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, May 13 - Enjoy a wine tasting at The Demarest Hill Winery ...
Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty country breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Continue "The Roosevelts" series of lectures in preparation for our visit to FDR's Home and Museum in Hyde Park, NY which will take place on Thursday. Mid Morning Break with coffee and tea. The final lecture on "The Roosevelts" will take place.

Lunch: A hearty and satisfying buffet lunch will be served in the East House Dining hall.

Afternoon: Learn from the afternoon lecture on the topic: "The United Nations: Important or Impotent" followed by Free time with an optional Wine Tasting at Demarest Hill Winery in the Village of Warwick.

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

Evening: Enjoy and learn from the evening lecture on "The Unabashed Brilliance of Leonard Bernstein". Conclude the day by relaxing with a delicious 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 rooms at The Warwick Conference Center have private baths, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi. However, hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Please bring a radio if you so desire and an alarm clock.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: No
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, May 14 - Enjoy a Broadway Play in New York City.
Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty country breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Continue with the second lecture in the series "The United Nations: Important or Impotent". Enjoy a relaxing mid-morning coffee and tea break and then get ready for an exciting afternoon at the Theatre in New York City on Broadway.

Lunch: Pick up your traveling box lunch and board the coach bus for New York City.

Afternoon: Enjoy the afternoon performance of "Bullets Over Broadway" at the St. James Theatre on Broadway. Return by coach bus to The Warwick Conference Center after the performance.

Dinner: Enjoy a late buffet dinner in the East House Dining Room.

Evening: After our busy day in Manhattan, enjoy a quiet evening with newly made friends concluding with making your own sundae 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 rooms at The Warwick Conference Center have private baths, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi. However, hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Please bring a radio if you so desire and an alarm clock.

Facility amenities: The Warwick Conference Center offers private rooms with private baths, air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi. Please bring an alarm clock and radio if you desire it. Hair dryers, shampoo, and facial soap are not provided. Outdoor swimming pool in operation from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 8 miles of beautiful hiking trails and scenic views.

Smoking policy: No
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, May 15 - Enjoy a docent-led visit to Franklin D. Roosevelt...
Enjoy a docent-led visit to Franklin D. Roosevelt's Home, Springwood, in Hyde Park, NY. Also visit the newly renovated FDR Museum.

Breakfast: A hearty country breakfast will be served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Board the charter bus to Hyde Park, NY. Enjoy the splendid scenery of the Hudson Valley as we make our way to Hyde Park.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Hyde Park, NY.

Afternoon: Learn from a self-guided visit to FDR's Museum which has recently been renovated. Visit the graves of Eleanor and Franklin at the site. Also visit the Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center and view the documentary "A Rendezvous with History". Conclude the afternoon with a docent-led visit to Springwood, FDR's Home.

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

Evening: Conclude the day with an expert-led lecture on "The United Nations: Important or Impotent". An evening snack will be available after the lecture.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, May 16 -
Breakfast: Breakfast will be served in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: The concluding lecture in the series: "The United Nations: Important or Impotent" will be held. Enjoy a mid-morning coffee and tea break. The final lecture in the series "The Unabashed Brilliance of Leonard Bernstein" will be presented.

Lunch: A buffet lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. in the East House Dining Hall. Departure immediately 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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips

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