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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.
Laura from San Francisco, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 03/23/15 - 03/28/15
I had a great time, the work was not too strenuous, and the food was tasty and plentiful at every meal.

Catherine from Mississauga, ON Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 03/23/15 - 03/28/15
JUST DO IT! This week was a terrific experience with 13 other participants. Trekked out if Toronto, Canada into warm Lafayette, Louisiana and learned tile grouting. Our group became symbiotic easily on the Habitat for Humanity 3 bed/2 bath home we worked on. Right mix of work time + free time + fun learning time. Patti our U of L leader was organized and gracious. The Martin Accordion factory and studio was a fun learning time. The final afternoon Swamp Boat Tour with its many birds & alligators was serene and peaceful = perfect! Same time next year for me I think.

Kay from Little Rock, AR Number of programs attended: 24
Date attended: 03/23/15 - 03/28/15
This program is perfect for participants who like a hands-on experience. It's a chance to learn new things about working on your OWN home. Our leader was the best EVER, and the staff was SOO friendly. This is one of my very favorites out of the 24 I have been on!

Ron from Apple Valley, MN Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 02/10/14 - 02/15/14
A wonderful opportunity to be of service to others and experience Cajun Country.

Joanne from Salem, OR Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 02/10/14 - 02/15/14
This program offered so much for the money! The work with Habitat for Humanity was very fulfilling, and made us feel like we really made a difference in good people's lives. Sampling the local food was interesting and enjoyable. Elista gave us a presentation on the history of the Cajun people which was interesting and eye-opening. The outings to Martin Accordions (to learn about how accordions are made and the history of the Cajun music), the swamp tour and dancing to Cajun music on the last night were all wonderful. Patti was an outstanding group leader. Sign up and you will love it!

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