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6 Days | 5 Nights
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.


These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
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Richard Westcott

Rich Westcott has been a writer and editor for nearly 40 years. He is the author of “A Century of Philadelphia Sports” and ten other books, including “Phillies Encyclopedia.” All of Rich’s books reflect a sports theme, but the majority of his writings are related to baseball and the Phillies team. He is the founder of Phillies Report, the nation’s oldest, continuous baseball team newspaper. Rich also teaches sports writing at LaSalle University and is an official scorer at Phillies games.

Mr. Mike Hawn

Mike Hawn is a graduate of the Harry Wendlestedt School for Umpires and a member of the Florida Collegiate Umpires in the Sunshine State Conference. He works as a back-up umpire for minor league spring training games. Mike has been an umpire for over 30 years.

Mr. Allen Goldis

Al Goldis was a professional baseball player, coach and sports information director, prior to re-entering the game of baseball as the East Coast Supervisor of Scouting for the California Angels. His career then led him to lead the scouting departments of the Chicago White Sox and the Milwaukee Brewers, and serve in various leadership ositions with the Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets. Al was inducted into the Major League Baseball Scouting Hall of Fame in 2009.

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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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Judith Amores

Judy Amores was born and raised in southwestern New York where she graduated from SUNY at Buffalo with a dual certification in elementary and special education. She went on to earn her master’s degree in urban studies with a concentration in sociology. Judy’s taught all grade levels, but she recently switched courses and started working with adults and students on educational travel programs. Her learning adventures have brought her to six continents. Her hobbies include travelling, reading, kayaking, theater and opera.

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