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The Islands of Virginia's Eastern Shore: Chincoteague, Assateague and Wallops

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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
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Darlene Oct 05, 2015 at 08:57 PM

Well if road scholar cancels I guess airline and hotel are my loss. Program will be refunded I believe. Answers were not clear about cancellation.

Darlene Oct 05, 2015 at 05:56 PM

Aon insurance for Trip cancellation does not cover hurricanes or heavy rains.
Beth Amitai Oct 05, 2015 at 07:07 PM

So you are out of all that money?

Darlene Oct 05, 2015 at 03:37 PM

Wondering what happens when program is canceled due to hurricane

Mary Jo Barrett Sep 25, 2015 at 05:59 PM

Regarding the Program 2018, Islands of Virginia's Eastern Shore, it is recommended to travel light with everything in one small suitcase. Also, it recommends to bring extra towels, extra blankets and an extra pillow. Shouldn't these items be provided to us at the lodging facility? My friend and I are flying across the country on a commercial airliner. There is no way that we can fit these items into one small suitcase. Road Scholar, please comment. JB

Judy Bell May 14, 2015 at 06:31 PM

Please describe the lodgings. Do we have to share a bathroom?
Beth Amitai May 15, 2015 at 12:53 PM

Hi Judy. there were 21 people on my group, I went with a friend....we each had our own room, but shared a bathroom, which was not a problem. Hope you have a great time...Beth

Premium Email Subscriber May 02, 2015 at 04:05 PM

Will I have the opportunity to have a roommate for the VA. eastern shore program?(Aug. 16-21, 2015)

Abby Pariser Nov 06, 2014 at 08:00 AM

Trip is Nov 9-14--weather expected? Is there coffee in the residence? WIFI? Where's the nearest "store" if I forgot anything?
Beth Amitai Nov 06, 2014 at 09:10 AM

Hi Abby, I am going in May--not sure what the weather will be like--I would check the weather channel and for the others check with the host site....have a great trip!

Beth Amitai Aug 21, 2014 at 10:53 AM

Can't wait for this trip! I retire in April 2015 and this is my gift to myself!
Darlene Jul 23, 2015 at 04:04 PM

I wondered how your trip went? I am registered for Oct. I want to stay longer. Do you recommend the field station extra nights or hotel?
Beth Amitai Jul 23, 2015 at 06:40 PM

Hi Darlene, the program was wonderful, I enjoyed every minute. The field station is nice, you would probably have to find your meals...will you have a car? We came from upstate NY and stayed overnight in Wildwood NJ on the way...enjoy!!!

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