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Program #2678RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.

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John Atkin

John Atkin is an author, historian and heritage advocate who has been fascinated with Vancouver since moving to the city over 30 years ago. He if the co-founder of the Heritage Vancouver Society, has contributed to a documentary on the city, and has appeared regularly on television and radio, including CBC Television and CTV’s Canada AM. John is the author of four books on Vancouver, including “Strathcona: Vancouver’s First Neighborhood,” and is an editor for the B.C. Historical Federation.

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Group Leaders make sure your program runs smoothly and are attuned to the needs of Road Scholar participants. These Group Leaders are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
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Sara Mitchell

As a proud third generation Vancouverite, Sara Mitchell is delighted to share her city’s beautiful landscape and history. She inherited her interest from her grandfather, a well-known Vancouver pilot who had photographed British Columbia from the 1920s-onward. The other side of Sara’s family is Australian, so at an early age she began trips Down Under that inspired further travel to Egypt, Turkey, Israel, Germany, England, Mexico and the United States. Sara’s creative experiences range from singing in a band for many years, acting for film and television and writing scripts. In 2011, she completed a screenwriting residency at the prestigious Canadian Film Centre in Toronto and is currently working with a producer to bring her latest project to light: a script based on her travels.

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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips

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3.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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