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The American Presidency: Success, Failure, Character and Leadership

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Program #18495RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
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.
Stuart from Norfolk, VA Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 05/28/13 - 05/31/13
If you enjoy learning the "back-room" information our previous presidents it adds to you knowledge

Lynn from Swansboro, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 05/28/13 - 05/31/13
This is a wonderful program! The picturesque location provided a perfect setting. Peter Coogan,our guest speaker,was extremely knowledgeable. His presentations captivated my interst. The group leader and coordinator were very helpful. The day trips were enjoyable. Second Wynde provided great entertainment.
I highly recommend this program!

Natalie from Jackson, MS Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 05/28/13 - 05/31/13
I loved it. Our speaker, Peter Coogan, couldn't have been better, our leaders kept everything running smoothly, the variety of activities was perfect (lectures/discussions, field trips, a film, musical entertainment), and the length was perfect. Most Road Scholar programs are too long for me. I wish there were more three-day programs.

Marilyn from Swansboro, NC Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/28/13 - 05/31/13
Peter Coogan was incredibly knowledgeable, humorous, and mesmerizing in his presentations about the presidents each day. Accommodations were spacious and comfortable, and meals were delicious. The group leader and coordinator for the programs were most helpful, and the location is beautiful. Second Wynde provided a wonderful evening of entertainment. This is a great program!

Elaine from Brooklyn, NY Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 06/04/12 - 06/07/12
I would recommend this program to anyone interested in a lovely spot to learn all about our presidents and our history. Three days filled with wit, camaraderie and learning. What an overview and connecting the dots humor! Elaine from Brooklyn, N.Y.

Rosemarie from Belmar, NJ Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 06/04/12 - 06/07/12
This program was an eye-opener with facts about our presidents that you will not believe.(or maybe you will). Extremely well done and a must for anyone interested in politics, presidential leadership both past and present.

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3 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
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