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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.
Bill from Great Falls, VA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/19/15 - 07/24/15
My 12-year old grandson ( and his grandfather) thoroughly enjoyed the program. Not only was it educational, but it was also a wonderful venue that encouraged meaningful, healthy bonding among the children participants. The Program Director, Holly Yohe, was outstanding! Her intimate knowledge of American colonial history and her ability to keep all participants on schedule and fully engaged in the myriad program activities, resulted in a delightful 6-day learning experience for both children and grandparents. Bill Matz (grandparent)

Kathleen from Bedford, MA Number of programs attended: 32
Date attended: 07/19/15 - 07/24/15
My 11-year old grandson delved into the program's activities with great enthusiasm. He's come away with a depth and breadth of knowledge regarding the founding of our country. The variety of learning activities reached everyone's interests. The program is great fun. He also realizes that being interested in intellectual pursuits is shared by other youth. America's not just about sports!!

Dick from Littleton, CO Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 07/13/14 - 07/18/14
Holly Yohe did an absolutely outstanding job as Group Leader, as did Ann Parker. This program is an excellent for those that want their grandkids to better appreciate the freedoms we enjoy today.

Beth from Goodyear, AZ Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 06/22/14 - 06/27/14
My twelve year old grandson loved this program. He loves history and learned so much. The children do role playing and lots of hands on activities that makes it interesting and fun.

Connie from Seattle, WA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/22/14 - 06/27/14
I wish every child in America could attend this program. It allows them to learn and experience the making of our country and, one hopes, helps prepare them to be informed, involved citizens. The mix of lecture, experiential, hands on, and even a debate was perfect for the age level. Every day ended with my grandson, 12, declaring "That was cool!"

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


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