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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy (Variable by Program Date)
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.
Meals: 15 total, 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Low Salt; Low Fat; Vegetarian; Gluten Free.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Educational Conference Center: Smith Mountain Lake, VA, 5...
Type: Conference Center

Contact info:
775 Hermitage Rd.
Wirtz, VA 24184 USA
phone: 540-721-2759
web: www.skelton4hcenter.org

Room amenities: Each room is equipped with a dresser, a table and two chairs for relaxing/reading. Reading lamps and a clock radio are provided for the convenience of each guest.

Facility amenities: The W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake is a modern, multi-purpose conference facility. Up to 450 people can gather in the Center's dining and auditorium hall and/or meet in our 12 meeting rooms. In addition, we offer two picnic shelters, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, horseshoes, campfire circle, amphitheatre, miniature golf course, modern workout facility, wireless Internet service throughout the Center grounds, nature trail and a beautiful lakeside gazebo, dock and deck. The Center has 57 lodging rooms with private baths that can sleep up to 228 people. We provide a quiet, peaceful setting which enables our Road Scholar guests the opportunity to focus on the coursework for the week and the time to get to know one another in greater depth.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $40 to $60 per night
Lodging may be available before and/or after each program begins. Please contact Dennis Crowley at (540)-721-2759, ext. 264 to make arrangements.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: $40 to $60 per night
Lodging may be available before and/or after each program begins. Please contact Dennis Crowley at (540)-721-2759, ext. 264 to make arrangements.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
4 Performances


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