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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. 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: 17 total, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

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 Star Island Conference Center: Star Island, 6 nights
Type: Conference Center

Description: Access to the island is by boat only. Arrive between 1:00pm and 3:00pm at the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company dock in Portsmouth, NH, to meet the Road Scholar Coordinator.

Contact info:
30 Middle Street
Portsmouth, NH 13801 USA
phone: 603-430-6272
web: www.starisland.org

Room amenities: There are a limited number of rooms equipped with electrical outlets. If you require use of an electrical outlet within your room (for health reasons), be sure to indicate that when registering. Heating elements are not permitted in rooms.

Facility amenities: Oceanic House, built in the Grand Hotel Era of the 1800s, houses the main lobby, dining room, bookshop, gift shop, and sleeping quarters. A hotel annex, a number of small cottages and stone buildings, and several motel-style units provide additional guestrooms and conference meeting rooms.

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

Bathroom: Showers are normally available three times a week.

Additional nights before:
Although we are unable to accomodate visitors before or after the program, there are many accommodation options available in Portsmouth, NH. Please see free time listings.

Check in time: 3:30 PM

Additional nights after:
Although we are unable to accomodate visitors before or after the program, there are many accommodation options available in Portsmouth, NH. Please see free time listings.

Check out time: 8:00 AM

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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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners


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