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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.
Meals: 15 total, 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

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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Coastal Retreat center: Isle of Palms/Charleston, SC, 5 nights
Type: Conference Center

Description: Two story brick building, dedicated in 1982, it is owned and operated by the South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Contact info:
2101 Palm Blvd
Isle of Palms, SC 29451 USA
phone: 843-886-4630
web: www.sclrc.com/coastal

Room amenities: Plantation shutters, private baths (shower only) in each room. Thermostats for heating and air conditioning in each room. Clock radio, bed and bath linens, soap, provided. Participants kindly make their beds upon arrival.

Facility amenities: One television on each level, with cable and DVD/VCR. Free long distance telephone and wireless internet access available in lounge on first level.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $70 Double; $60 Single
Contact resident director about reservations (based on availability) before or after an Road Scholar program week, at 843.886.4630.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Additional nights after: $70 Double; $60 Single
Contact resident director about reservations (based on availability) before or after an Road Scholar program week, at 843.886.4630.

Check out time: 10:00 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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