Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, Inc., the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.


Call (800) 454-5768

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET


Create an account                             Forgot your password?

or Log In via Facebook

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.

BEGINS IN: FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA

Grand Canyon Star Party: Astronomy at the Edge of the Universe

Select a Date

 

SIGN UP

and receive your

FREE E-NEWSLETTER

&

E-Photo Book:



Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:

Location

AZ

Interest

Science & Nature

Price Range

$700 - $1000

Start Date

End Date

More Options


Road Scholar
Program #16157RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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.
Discussion Board

Before we can post your comment, you must be logged in to your Road Scholar Account
or


Log In via Facebook

Jim OConnor Mar 02, 2014 at 08:00 AM

I am the astronomer coordinator for the annual Grand Canyon Star Party on the South Rim. I notice that the information about the nightly star party states that it is held at Yavapai Point. Several years ago we moved the event over to the Main Visitor Center (VC). All during the day, some of us volunteer astronomers will be set up around Grand Canyon National Park with telescopes to show solar, lunar, and daytime planet views. The main event will begin around 8 PM in the VC theater, with a night talk as the twilight deepens. The telescopes will be set up in a commercial lot behind the visitor center for evening exploration for all visitors. There will also be night constellation tours at 9:00, 9:30, and 10:00 PM near the telescopes behind the VC. Welcome to the Universe!


James Clay May 26, 2013 at 09:13 PM

Where is the participant list?
Edna Alvarez Jun 07, 2013 at 11:41 PM

From my experience on prior trips w/ RS, they do not provide a participants' list prior to the program.


Before we can post your comment, you must activate your profile on the Road Scholar Social Network. What's this?

By checking this box, you agree to the terms and conditions and your Road Scholar Social Network profile will be activated. You can continue posting your comment and fill out your profile later.
By checking this box, you will not be able to post your comment.



Before we can post your comment, you must be logged in to your Road Scholar Account
or


Log In via Facebook


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Also on these dates ...

The date of the program you selected is currently full. However, you may be interested in these suggestions.
Crime Scene ForensicsDate: Jun 2, 2014
Wild Horses and Wildlife of the Western Colorado RockiesDate: Jul 20, 2014

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2014
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768