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6 Days | 5 Nights
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. 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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Vada Holstein Aug 19, 2015 at 10:31 PM

I am attending this program sept. 13-18. It will be my first experience with Road Scholar. Will be going alone--don't know anyone. Anybody else signed up for this week?
Larry Courtney Aug 19, 2015 at 10:49 PM

You will make friends and enjoy the program. It's a great one.
Nancy Russell Sep 09, 2015 at 03:29 PM

Vada, My husband and I will also be newbies attending the Ozark experience. See you in Arkansas.

Laurel Burnett Aug 08, 2015 at 05:18 PM

Is anyone going or has anyone been on this Ozark Experience...going Sept 6-11, 2015.
Adrienne Burchett Aug 11, 2015 at 11:33 AM

Hi Laurel. I attended this program in May of this year and I loved it!
Adrienne Burchett Aug 11, 2015 at 11:37 AM

Our group really enjoyed the music and the craft activities and the program directors were super! It's a beautiful area, the food was great, and I intend to visit again someday!

William Sollner May 23, 2015 at 10:45 PM

My wife, Yanju Chen, is very sensitive to cold. She drinks only warm water and eats only heated food. Please advise those in charge of program #4555RJ

Adrienne Burchett Apr 25, 2015 at 04:41 PM

Anyone enrolled in this program for the May 17th through 22nd dates?

Cecelia Wavrick Dec 30, 2014 at 11:33 AM

I need a ride to Little Rock immediately after the program close on 5/8 in order to catch a train later that night. Anyone heading right back to LR that day?

Premium Email Subscriber Apr 27, 2014 at 04:15 PM

I have enrolled in the program that starts Sun., May 4, 2014 but will arrive in Little Rock a day early on Sat. Is anyone else arranging transportation from LR to the Ozark Folk Center? I need a ride. Thanks, Jill

Larry Courtney Aug 23, 2012 at 01:17 PM

Looking forward to this program and meeting new friends and learning about the culture in the Ozarks.

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
2 Field trips
10 Performances


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