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Program #12272RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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.
Equipment Requirements
Painting supplies. Supply list to be provided prior to the program.

Itinerary for Oct 21 — Oct 26, 2012

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Type: Hotel

Description: Luxury all-suite hotel located directly on the beach & boardwalk. Oversized suites with separate living room, bedroom, and kitchens including residential size dishwasher, range, refrigerator, microwave, and tons of cabinent space filled with dishes, utensils, and cookware. Private balconies overlooking the ocean feature a dining table and chairs for four person. Elegant, large bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs in every room. Elevated outdoor pool and expansive deck overlooking the beach. Four story atrium with indoor pool, open-air restaurant, fitness center, and game room. Meeting facilities. Guest laundry on every floor, free HBO & Disney channel, complimentary newspaper, coffee and fruit. Video tape players & computer data ports in every room.

Contact info:
1701 Baltimore Ave.
Ocean City, MD 21842 USA
phone: 866-627-8483
web: www.ocsuites.com

Room amenities: A separate living room, dining area, kitchen and private balcony overlooking the ocean. Extra-large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and double sink vanity. Kitchen full equiped with large and small appliances in addition to dishware and cookware.

Facility amenities: Indoor Pool, Near Beach, Outdoor Pool, On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer), Iron / Ironing Board, Coffee Maker, Full Kitchen, Health/Fitness Center On-Site, Hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $100 - $250
Call reservations @ 866-627-8483 for rates. Reference Road Scholar.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, October 21 - Orientation
Afternoon: Upon arrival, check in and pick up your room key. At 4:30 there will be a welcome and introductions in the Key West Room, where you get your schedule for the week.

Dinner: On-site Coordinator will meet you at 5:30pm for dinner at the Coral Reef Restaurant in the hotel.

Evening: Program in the evening for instructor to give preview of the week and watercolor demo.

Lodging: Holiday Inn Suites

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Luxury all-suite hotel located directly on the beach & boardwalk. Oversized suites with separate living room, bedroom, and kitchens including residential size dishwasher, range, refrigerator, microwave, and tons of cabinent space filled with dishes, utensils, and cookware. Private balconies overlooking the ocean feature a dining table and chairs for four person. Elegant, large bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs in every room. Elevated outdoor pool and expansive deck overlooking the beach. Four story atrium with indoor pool, open-air restaurant, fitness center, and game room. Meeting facilities. Guest laundry on every floor, free HBO & Disney channel, complimentary newspaper, coffee and fruit. Video tape players & computer data ports in every room.

Contact info:
1701 Baltimore Ave.
Ocean City, MD 21842 USA
phone: 866-627-8483
web: www.ocsuites.com

Room amenities: A separate living room, dining area, kitchen and private balcony overlooking the ocean. Extra-large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and double sink vanity. Kitchen full equiped with large and small appliances in addition to dishware and cookware.

Facility amenities: Indoor Pool, Near Beach, Outdoor Pool, On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer), Iron / Ironing Board, Coffee Maker, Full Kitchen, Health/Fitness Center On-Site, Hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $100 - $250
Call reservations @ 866-627-8483 for rates. Reference Road Scholar.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, October 22 - Instruction/Painting/Lecture
Breakfast: Breakfast at the Coral Reef Restaurant from 7:30am - 8:30am.

Morning: Popular artist/instructor Nancy Carver Thompson will explore contrast values of light and dark in a still life painting.

Lunch: Lunch from 11:30am - 12:30pm.

Afternoon: Participants will paint with guidance of instructor.

Dinner: Dinner from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at hotel.

Evening: Following dinner the artist will lecture on non traditional painting approaches with watercolor.

Lodging: Holiday Inn Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Luxury all-suite hotel located directly on the beach & boardwalk. Oversized suites with separate living room, bedroom, and kitchens including residential size dishwasher, range, refrigerator, microwave, and tons of cabinent space filled with dishes, utensils, and cookware. Private balconies overlooking the ocean feature a dining table and chairs for four person. Elegant, large bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs in every room. Elevated outdoor pool and expansive deck overlooking the beach. Four story atrium with indoor pool, open-air restaurant, fitness center, and game room. Meeting facilities. Guest laundry on every floor, free HBO & Disney channel, complimentary newspaper, coffee and fruit. Video tape players & computer data ports in every room.

Contact info:
1701 Baltimore Ave.
Ocean City, MD 21842 USA
phone: 866-627-8483
web: www.ocsuites.com

Room amenities: A separate living room, dining area, kitchen and private balcony overlooking the ocean. Extra-large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and double sink vanity. Kitchen full equiped with large and small appliances in addition to dishware and cookware.

Facility amenities: Indoor Pool, Near Beach, Outdoor Pool, On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer), Iron / Ironing Board, Coffee Maker, Full Kitchen, Health/Fitness Center On-Site, Hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $100 - $250
Call reservations @ 866-627-8483 for rates. Reference Road Scholar.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, October 23 - Instruction/Painting
Breakfast: Breakfast from 7:30am - 8:30am.

Morning: Instructor will explore contrast colors and focus to build atmospheric perspective in a landscape..

Lunch: Lunch from 11:30am - 12:30pm.

Afternoon: Participants will paint with guidance of instructor.

Dinner: Dinner from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at hotel.

Evening: Following dinner participants will return to painting selections of instructor..

Lodging: Holiday Inn Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Luxury all-suite hotel located directly on the beach & boardwalk. Oversized suites with separate living room, bedroom, and kitchens including residential size dishwasher, range, refrigerator, microwave, and tons of cabinent space filled with dishes, utensils, and cookware. Private balconies overlooking the ocean feature a dining table and chairs for four person. Elegant, large bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs in every room. Elevated outdoor pool and expansive deck overlooking the beach. Four story atrium with indoor pool, open-air restaurant, fitness center, and game room. Meeting facilities. Guest laundry on every floor, free HBO & Disney channel, complimentary newspaper, coffee and fruit. Video tape players & computer data ports in every room.

Contact info:
1701 Baltimore Ave.
Ocean City, MD 21842 USA
phone: 866-627-8483
web: www.ocsuites.com

Room amenities: A separate living room, dining area, kitchen and private balcony overlooking the ocean. Extra-large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and double sink vanity. Kitchen full equiped with large and small appliances in addition to dishware and cookware.

Facility amenities: Indoor Pool, Near Beach, Outdoor Pool, On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer), Iron / Ironing Board, Coffee Maker, Full Kitchen, Health/Fitness Center On-Site, Hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $100 - $250
Call reservations @ 866-627-8483 for rates. Reference Road Scholar.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, October 24 - Instruction/Field trip or "Free Time"/Painting
Breakfast: Breakfast from 7:30am - 8:30am.

Morning: Artist will focus on contrast soft and hard edges and lines for expressive paintings.

Afternoon: Free afternoon for sightseeing, shopping, or painting on your own.

Dinner: Dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at hotel dining room.

Evening: Free Time or paint on your own.

Lodging: Holiday Inn Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Luxury all-suite hotel located directly on the beach & boardwalk. Oversized suites with separate living room, bedroom, and kitchens including residential size dishwasher, range, refrigerator, microwave, and tons of cabinent space filled with dishes, utensils, and cookware. Private balconies overlooking the ocean feature a dining table and chairs for four person. Elegant, large bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs in every room. Elevated outdoor pool and expansive deck overlooking the beach. Four story atrium with indoor pool, open-air restaurant, fitness center, and game room. Meeting facilities. Guest laundry on every floor, free HBO & Disney channel, complimentary newspaper, coffee and fruit. Video tape players & computer data ports in every room.

Contact info:
1701 Baltimore Ave.
Ocean City, MD 21842 USA
phone: 866-627-8483
web: www.ocsuites.com

Room amenities: A separate living room, dining area, kitchen and private balcony overlooking the ocean. Extra-large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and double sink vanity. Kitchen full equiped with large and small appliances in addition to dishware and cookware.

Facility amenities: Indoor Pool, Near Beach, Outdoor Pool, On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer), Iron / Ironing Board, Coffee Maker, Full Kitchen, Health/Fitness Center On-Site, Hairdryer.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $100 - $250
Call reservations @ 866-627-8483 for rates. Reference Road Scholar.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, October 25 - Painting/Art Show and Discussion
Breakfast: Breakfast from 7:30am - 8:30am.

Morning: Explore with use of contrast detail and glazing in a floral painting.

Lunch: Lunch from 11:30am - 12:30pm.

Afternoon: Capture, on paper, the painting techniques explored thoughout the week.

Dinner: Dinner from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at hotel.

Evening: To culminate the weeks work, an informal Art Show and Discussion of participants works will be held in the form of an exhibit..

Lodging: Holiday Inn Suites

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, October 26 - Instruction/Departure after checkout at 11:00 a.m...
Breakfast: Breakfast from 7:30am - 8:30am.

Morning: To complete your weeks instruction, explore contrast positive and negative space to understand the art principle of notan. Program ends 11:00 a.m.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Ocean City, MD
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