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SHAWNEE ON DELAWARE, PENNSYLVANIA

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Program #16912RJ
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.
Elevation Note
This program runs concurrently with a Hiking Program.

Equipment Requirements
A list of watercolor supplies will be provided with welcome materials.

Itinerary for May 12 — May 17, 2013

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Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn with a beautiful setting on the Delaware 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, free wireless Internet service, iron & ironing board, blow dryer and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, iron, laundry service. lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service, wireless Internet in the business center, restaurants, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, and full-service spa.

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

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are a step up from the level of the room.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $195
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-SHAWNEE to make additional reservations. Mention that you are with the Road Scholar group to receive the special rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, May 12 - Check-in and registration
Note: 4-5pm check-in & Registration 5-6pm Orientation 6-7pm Dinner

Afternoon: An Road Scholar registration desk will be set up near the front desk in the lobby of the hotel. A welcome reception and orientation will be held before dinner.

Dinner: Join fellow Road Scholar participants for a welcome dinner.

Evening: "How Do You Paint?" - Discussion of Materials and Techniques

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn with a beautiful setting on the Delaware 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, free wireless Internet service, iron & ironing board, blow dryer and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, iron, laundry service. lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service, wireless Internet in the business center, restaurants, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, and full-service spa.

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

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are a step up from the level of the room.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $195
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-SHAWNEE to make additional reservations. Mention that you are with the Road Scholar group to receive the special rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, May 13 - Instruction and skills development
Note: Origami Class

Breakfast: Enjoy a hot or cold breakfast at Shawnee Inn's River Room restaurant overlooking the Shawnee Inn campus.

Morning: "Key to your success": Color Theory and Composition

Lunch: Lunch at the Inn

Afternoon: Art Studio for watercolor discussion and individualized instruction

Dinner: Dinner at the Inn.

Evening: Critiqu lecture with Nyrvah

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn with a beautiful setting on the Delaware 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, free wireless Internet service, iron & ironing board, blow dryer and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, iron, laundry service. lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service, wireless Internet in the business center, restaurants, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, and full-service spa.

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

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are a step up from the level of the room.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $195
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-SHAWNEE to make additional reservations. Mention that you are with the Road Scholar group to receive the special rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, May 14 - Instruction and skills development
Note: Volleyball Art Gallery Playhouse

Breakfast: Start the day with a hot or cold River Room buffet breakfast.

Morning: "Exploring your watercolor painting options through light."

Lunch: Lunch at the Inn

Afternoon: Art Studio will provide individualized instruction followed by a relaxing yoga class

Dinner: Delicious buffet dinner at the Inn

Evening: Evening concert at the River Sanctuary along the scenic Delaware River.

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn with a beautiful setting on the Delaware 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, free wireless Internet service, iron & ironing board, blow dryer and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, iron, laundry service. lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service, wireless Internet in the business center, restaurants, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, and full-service spa.

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

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are a step up from the level of the room.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $195
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-SHAWNEE to make additional reservations. Mention that you are with the Road Scholar group to receive the special rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, May 15 - Instruction and skills development
Note: Yoga

Breakfast: Enjoy a hot or cold breakfast buffet at the River Room restaurant.

Morning: "Where is your focus?": Creating depth within the frame.

Lunch: Lunch at the Inn

Afternoon: Free time this afternoon

Dinner: Dinner at the Inn

Evening: Introduction to Birding class with our naturalist will prepare you for the birding fieldtrip. This will help you to learn about different species of birds and identify them through observation and communication.

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn with a beautiful setting on the Delaware 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, free wireless Internet service, iron & ironing board, blow dryer and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, iron, laundry service. lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service, wireless Internet in the business center, restaurants, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, and full-service spa.

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

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are a step up from the level of the room.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $195
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-SHAWNEE to make additional reservations. Mention that you are with the Road Scholar group to receive the special rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, May 16 - Field Trip
Note: Departure

Breakfast: Buffet Breakfast in the River Room.

Morning: Birding fieldtrip with our professional watercolor instructor and our naturalist. Observe some of the birds that we learned about in the birding class and learn how to paint these delightful creatures.

Lunch: Lunch buffet at the Inn

Afternoon: this afternoon's Art Studio will focus on figure painting.

Afternoon: Yoga stretch class will help to relieve stress and concentrate on relaxation and gently toning the muscles.

Dinner: Farewell dinner at the Inn

Evening: A lecture given by a local photography professor to teach photography techniques for artists.

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Inn

Description: Historic Inn with a beautiful setting on the Delaware 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, free wireless Internet service, iron & ironing board, blow dryer and telephone.

Facility amenities: Concierge, 24-hour front desk, fitness room, ice machine, iron, laundry service. lounge, room service (limited hours), 24-hour security, wake-up service, wireless Internet in the business center, restaurants, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, and full-service spa.

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

Bathroom: Most bathrooms are a step up from the level of the room.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $195
This rate does not include any meals. It is for room only. Call 800-SHAWNEE to make additional reservations. Mention that you are with the Road Scholar group to receive the special rate.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, May 17 - Art Studio will enable you to receive individuali...
Art Studio will enable you to receive individualized instruction and help to complete any work.

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet at the Inn

Morning: Final Art Studio for individual instruction.

Lodging: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Shawnee on Delaware
Bushkill FallsEight magnificent waterfalls. Walking trails and steps.
For additional information, visit: www.visitbushkillfalls.com
Country KettleCandy barrels, fresh made chocolates, jams, mustards, coffees and teas. Also a variety of collectibles including Swarovski miniatures.
For additional information, visit: www.country-kettle.com
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation AreaMore than 200 miles of roads wind through scenic valleys, over ridges and past historic buildings. Along the way you may see some ot the area's wildlife, view waterfalls, stop to picnic or take a walk along a trail or an old road.
For additional information, visit: www.nps.gov/dewa
Liztech JewelryCrystal Street, East Stroudsburg, PA (5 miles)
For additional information, visit: www.liztech.com
Old Engine Works Market PlaceAntiques and collectibles.
For additional information, visit: www.oldengineworks.com
Pocono Bazaar Flea MarketMarshall's Creek, PA. Saturday & Sunday, 9am-5pm (5 miles)
For additional information, visit: www.poconobazaar.com/
Pocono CandleLarge selection of candles. See candles made. Make your own.
For additional information, visit: www.poconocandle.com
Pocono Indian MuseumThe only museum in Northeastern Pennsylvania dedicated to the history of the Delaware Indians. Rt. 209, Buskill, PA. (8 miles)
For additional information, visit: www.poconoindianmuseum.com
Quiet Valley Living Historical FarmA preserved 19th century Pennsylvania German farmstead.
For additional information, visit: www.quietvalley.org
The Crossings Premium OutletsOver 100 Brand Name stores. (12 miles)
For additional information, visit: www.premiumoutlets.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 ...
6 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
17 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
13 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.2
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