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All Hands on Deck: Maintaining the USS Missouri (The Mighty Mo) in Pearl Harbor

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8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.
William from Orange, CA Number of programs attended: 21
Date attended: 08/27/15 - 09/03/15
This is an excellent program. I highly recommend it. The work projects are varied to suit the interests of the Road Scholar. They are as demanding as you wish to make them. And being a service program, where those who participate are doing so to give of themselves, there is a strong bonding within the group. The leadership is outstanding.

Richard from San Jose, CA Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 12/04/14 - 12/11/14
This was the 2nd time I volunteered on the battleship. This time I was there on Dec 7th and got to see the ceremony and all the veterans. I enjoyed working on the ship and met some nice people. Dick

Lowell from N Weymouth, MA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 01/29/15 - 02/05/15
If you do a program once and come back, you like it. If you do a program twice and come back, you love it.

Caroline from Pittstown, NJ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 01/29/15 - 02/05/15
This was our first experience with Road Scholar. We met some fascinating people and learned a great deal about The USS Missouri. The Staff was excellent and the talks were first rate. The barbecue on the dock with a gorgeous sunset was wonderful and spending the night on the Battleship was memorable. We have a renewed appreciation of the history of Pearl Harbor and World War II. We look forward to other Road Scholar trips.

Ruthanne from Portage, WI Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 01/29/15 - 02/05/15
One of the most incredible experiences of my life. Even though it is listed as moderately challenging, there are many jobs which can be done by someone with physical limitations. The most demanding part was climbing up/down ladders on the ship.

Julie from La Crosse, WI Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 01/29/14 - 02/05/14
It was exciting to help maintain such a precious piece of American history!

Laurianne from Coronado, CA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 12/04/13 - 12/11/13
The Pearl Harbor experience was surreal and a wonderful time. It is especially meaningful to be there the night of Dec. 6th and the morning/day of Dec. 7th.

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7 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
9 Hands-on experiences
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