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Program #20507RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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Itinerary for Jun 29 — Jul 4, 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, June 29 -
Afternoon: Note: All itinerary details subject to change. 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: 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, June 30 - 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 a stimulating lecture on the topic: "Darrow for the Defense". Stretch your legs for a brief break with coffee or tea. Return to the classroom for the beginning lecture on the topic: "The Italian-American Contribution to the Great American Songbook.

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: Continue delving into the topic: "The Italian-American Contribution to the Great American Songbook" by attending the second lecture. Enjoy a bit of free time with the option to visit a local winery, the Demarest Hill Winery, and enjoy a wine tasting. Pool and hiking trails also available.

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

Evening: Return to the classroom for a lecture on the topic: "Darrow for the Defense". Conclude the evening with a snack and good conversation with new friends.

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, July 01 -
Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty country breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Return to the classroom refreshed and ready for the third lecture on the topic: "Darrow for the Defense". Enjoy a brief break with a cup of coffee or tea. Learn more about "The Italian-American Contribution to the Great American Songbook" in the third lecture on this topic.

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

Afternoon: Enjoy a change of pace with some relaxing free time with an optional wine tasting at Demarest Hill Winery in the Village of Warwick or enjoy the pool and/or taking a walk on the beautiful Warwick Center property. Return to the classroom for the first lecture on the topic: "Comedy Duos".

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

Evening: Enjoy a laughter-filled lecture on the topic: "Comedy Duos". End the day with fellow participants, good conversation, and a soothing 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, July 02 - Enjoy a Broadway play in NYC today.
Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty country breakfast served buffet style in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Enjoy a lecture on the topic: "Comedy Duos". Get ready to board the bus for NYC and Broadway to see the play: "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder".

Lunch: A box lunch will be served as we travel along and take in the sights on our way to NYC.

Afternoon: Arrive in NYC and attend the Broadway play "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder", the most Tony Award-nominated show of the season, with 10 nominations including Best Musical!

Dinner: After the show, board the charter bus to The Warwick Conference Center for a delicious dinner in the East House Dining Hall.

Evening: After dinner, convene in the Main Lounge for reflection and discussion of the play "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder".

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, July 03 - Visit the Goshen Harness Racing Museum and Hall o...
Visit the Goshen Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in historic Goshen, NY followed by a visit to the oldest active harness racing track in the world and enjoy actual harness races.

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

Morning: Board the Conference Center's vehicles for Goshen, NY for a docent-led visit to the Goshen Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame where history comes alive through colorful exhibits and state-of-the-art "virtual harness racing" re-enactments.

Lunch: A delicious lunch will be served on the premises of the Goshen Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame.

Afternoon: After lunch we will walk to the nearby historic Goshen track and witness first-hand several actual harness races. Step back in time and see a world of horses, trainers, and groomers in a setting that is over a century old. This track is the oldest active harness racing track in the world. After an exciting afternoon we will board the charter bus for our trip back to The Warwick Conference Center.

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

Evening: Enjoy an evening entertainment after dinner and top off the day by making your own ice cream sundae.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, July 04 -
Breakfast: Breakfast will be served in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Return to the classroom for the final lecture on "Darrow for the Defense". Stretch your legs for a quick coffee or tea break and then return to the lecture room for the final lecture on the topic: "The Italian-American Contribution to the Great American Songbook".

Lunch: Lunch will be served at 11:00 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
13 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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