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5 Days | 4 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.
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ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 13 total, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners

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

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USC Wrigley Marine Science Center: Two Harbors, CA, 3 nights
Type: Field Station

Description: The USC Wrigley Marine Science Center is a rather upscale field station with nicely furnished, comfortable rooms and meeting areas. The waters around the center are a marine reserve. Wetsuits, snorkeling gear and kayaks are available for visitor use at no additional charge, as is a computer lab with internet access. Most cell phones have excellent reception. The town of Two Harbors is about a 40-minute walk from the center over dirt roads. Guests can also call a water taxi to take them to town. The town has 130 residents, a very well-stocked general store, a restaurant and bar, bed and breakfast, campground and public ferry service to the mainland.

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Big Fisherman's Cove
(1.7 miles from town of Two Harbors)
Avalon, CA 90704 USA
phone: 310-510-0811
web: www.wrigley.usc.edu

Room amenities: Rooms have refrigerators.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Some of the rooms share a bath with one other room. A maximum of four people would share a bath. For example, 2 couples or 4 same-sex singles may share a bath.

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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13 meals: 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners


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