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Program #17425RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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. There’s 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.
Claire from Louisville, KY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 05/26/13 - 05/31/13
Group leader Steve, experienced biologist and river guide was an excellent teacher. We paddled on flat water and rapids. A beautiful river gorge, and a unique site for whitewater enthusiasts.

Jerry from Taneytown, MD Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 09/16/12 - 09/21/12
This is an exciting program that appropriately challenges those interested in expanding their experiences with kayaking. Talking with the guide, Jimmy Holcombe, is an experience in itself. The food is excellent, and eating with the other experience is enjoyable.

Joel from Kingston, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/09/12 - 09/14/12
An enjoyabloe program that accomplished is goal of teaching me basics of kayaking. The hikes were very scenic and interesting

Charlie from Birmingham, AL Number of programs attended: 26
Date attended: 09/09/12 - 09/14/12
Great whitewater experience with excellent professional instructors. I would recommend some previous paddling experience.

Sandra from Canton, OH Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 09/09/12 - 09/14/12
Great program. Physically challenging and revitalizing.

Carolyn from Lansing, MI Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/27/12 - 06/01/12
Just finished this class last week and can't say enough good things about it. Yes, it's challenging, but the guides make any & all necessary accomadations. The housing accomadations, food, and, scenery are all amazing. We had 3 guides for 13 participants and they were with us every minute from breakfast through dinner. You will not regret taking this program!!!

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
6 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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