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SKAMOKAWA, WASHINGTON

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Program #19493RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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. 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.
Meals: 14 total, 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinner

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

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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The Inn at Crippen Creek: Skamokawa, Washington, 5 nights
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Set near the end of Skamokawa's Middle Valley, the Inn at Crippen Creek has a quiet setting surrounded by forested hills. A creek runs through the property, and guests who come in the fall may get the chance to see salmon spawning there. A large garden and a flock of chickens and ducks supply produce and eggs for your meals. Your gracious hosts teach cooking and baking classes when they aren't hosting Road Scholar, and you will appreciate their skills at every meal.

Contact info:
15 Oatfield Road
Skamokawa, WA 98647 USA
phone: 360-795-0585
web: www.crippencreek.com

Facility amenities: This newly built farmhouse is reminiscent of simpler times, with porches that beckon you to sit and invite you to linger. The great room offers an extensive library of books, music CD's, a piano, games, movies and a wood-burning fireplace.

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

Additional nights before: $120 /night per room plus tax
Please call ahead to make arrangements.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: $120 /night per room plus tax
Please call ahead to make arrangements.

Check out time: 10:00 PM
The Inn at Lucky Mud: Skamokawa, Washington, 5 nights
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Large guest rooms at the inn, each with a private bath. The inn has queen beds, interior and exterior secure entrances, and porches facing onto the terrace and the pond. The more economically-priced cottage is set on the hill above the inn at the edge of the forest. Lovingly built with hand tools in the 1970's, it features one double room with a queen bed and two single rooms in the upstairs loft. All those staying in the cottage share one bathroom. For photos and descriptions of the inn and cottage see www.luckymud.com .

Contact info:
44 Old Chestnut Drive
Skamokawa, WA 98647 USA
phone: 800-806-7131
web: www.luckymud.com

Room amenities: The living room has a large bay window, fireplace, and a piano for those who play. Downstairs is a common area for entertainment; it includes a small kitchen, comfortable chairs and a library of books. This room, too, has its own entrance onto the pond.

Facility amenities: You are welcome to enjoy the serenity around our lodging, play on the competition disc (frisbee) golf course or walk the forested trails.

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

Bathroom: All bathrooms at the Inn are private; up to four persons may share the one bathroom in the cottage.

Additional nights before: Please call for details
Please contact the Inn at Lucky Mud directly.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Additional nights after: Please call for details
Please contact the Inn at Lucky Mud directly.

Check out time: 10:00 AM


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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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