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Program #2579RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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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.
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Terry from Richardson, TX Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 08/04/13 - 08/09/13
The program was very educational. My granddaughter really enjoy it and we both learned alot about marine life

Josephine from Hendersonville, NC Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 08/04/13 - 08/09/13
My granddaughter and I had a totally awesome time. The program was well organized, fun and exciting. We learned so much.

Ruth from Mount Laurel, NJ Number of programs attended: 22
Date attended: 08/05/12 - 08/10/12
My granddaughters and I had a great time on this program. I learned, they learned and we all had a great time doing it. The staff easily conveyed their knowledge to us; the trips were fun; they loved "skit night" and were anxious to show off to the family when they got home. Meals and accommodations were comfortable and pleasant; interns were wonderful to me and to the girls; I highly recommend this for everyone. I'd love to make a whole family reunion with this program.

Carol from Lock Haven, PA Number of programs attended: 27
Date attended: 08/05/12 - 08/10/12
This was a great program especially for children with an interest in marine biology and nature in general. The program was well run with very knowledgeable instructors. The interns were great with the kids and made the whole experience fun for all of us. Splitting the kids into two groups by age was extremely helpful as the kids were better able to bond and the instructors were able to tweek the material so that it was age-appropriate. We had no complaints about the accommodations or the cafeteria and the crab boil on the last night was great fun. I would definitely reccommend this program.


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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
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