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Program #20507RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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Itinerary for Aug 17 — Aug 22, 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, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning. 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, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning. 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, August 17 -
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, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning. 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, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning. 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, August 18 -
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: "First Ladies: From Martha to Michelle". Stretch your legs for a brief break with coffee or tea. Return to the classroom for a continuing lecture on "First Ladies: From Martha to Michelle"

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: "First Ladies: From Martha to Michelle". After the lecture enjoy a bit of free time with the option of taking a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool. At 5:00 p.m. reconvene in the Main Lounge for wine and soda.

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

Evening: Enjoy an evening of entertainment followed by an evening 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, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning. 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, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning. 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, August 19 -
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 first lecture on the topic: "Harry Warren: King of the Hollywood Songwriters". Enjoy a brief break with a cup of coffee or tea. Learn more about Harry Warren in the second lecture on the topic: Harry Warren: King of the Hollywood Songwriters".

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

Afternoon: After a satisfying lunch, enjoy a bit of free time with the option of taking a relaxing swim in the outdoor pool, strolling on the Warwick Center property, or choosing a trail and taking an energizing hike. Reconvene at 4:00 p.m. for the first lecture in a series on the topic: "Comedy through Music".

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

Evening: Return to the classroom for a second lecture on the topic: "Comedy through Music". 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, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning. 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, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning. 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, August 20 - Enjoy several free-time options: Participate in ...
Enjoy several free-time options: Participate in a wine-tasting at a local winery, watch an afternoon movie, or feel renewed by an afternoon swim or hike.

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

Morning: After a refreshing night of rest, return to the classroom for an uplifting and humorous lecture on "Comedy through Music". Enjoy a brief break with a cup of coffee or tea. Then return to the classroom for a continuing presentation on "Harry Warren: King of the Hollywood Songwriters". Return to the Main Lounge at 5:30 p.m. for wine and soda.

Lunch: Enjoy a satisfying lunch served buffet style in the East House Dining Room.

Afternoon: Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with several options: attend a wine-tasting at a local winery, spend an afternoon at the movies watching a Harry Warren musical, take a relaxing swim in the outdoor pool, or enjoy a hike on the Warwick Center property. Reconvene in the Main Lounge at 5:30 p.m. for wine and/or soda.

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

Evening: Enjoy an evening of entertainment. Top off the evening by making your own ice cream sundae.

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, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning. 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, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning. 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, August 21 - Visit Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill and FDR's Spri...
Visit Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill and FDR's Springwood in Hyde Park, NY. Tour the Culinary Institute of America's kitchens and classrooms, and enjoy dinner at The Culinary Institute of America.

Note: This will be an active day standing and doing some stairs at mansions, walking through the Culinary Institute of America and getting on and off a bus multiple times.

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

Morning: Board the charter bus for Hyde Park, NY to experience a docent-led visit to Eleanor Roosevelt's personal retreat and home, Val-Kill Cottage.

Lunch: A delicious lunch will be enjoyed at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Board the bus for a docent-led visit to Springwood, the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt where we will experience an informative visit led by a docent. Visit the newly renovated Presidential Museum on the grounds of Springwood. Learn from an informative film which includes historic footage entitled "Rendezvous with History" at the Henry A. Wallace Center. After our visit board the bus to The Culinary Institute of America where we will enjoy a "behind the scenes" view of the kitchens and classrooms in operation.

Dinner: Enjoy dinner at the Ristorante Caterina de' Medici a restaurant at The Culinary Institute of America.

Evening: After our leisurely dinner at The Culinary Institute of America there will be time to enjoy the vistas of the Hudson River before boarding the charter bus for our return trip to The Warwick Conference Center.

Lodging: The Warwick Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, August 22 -
Breakfast: An early breakfast will be served in the East House Dining Hall.

Morning: Come to the classroom refreshed and ready to delve into the topic: "Gettysburg: The Turning Point of the United States Civil War?" There will be a number of shorter lectures spaced with brief coffee and tea breaks as you examine this topic in depth. The class will conclude at 12 noon.

Lunch: Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. in the East House Dining Hall. Departure and good-byes 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.

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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
3 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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