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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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. 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.
Deb from Loveland, OH Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 05/24/15 - 05/29/15
The accommodations are in a beautiful setting, with top notch facilities. Participants will learn about the area and then be able to make a difference by serving in the surrounding community as well as at the facility itself. Thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Kathleen from Dummerston, VT Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 10/26/14 - 10/31/14
The program is interesting and to help in a small way to educate about world hunger was a great feeling. I really enjoyed the people I met and the staff made all feel welcome. One of the activities during the week was to help the staff with educating a class of third graders about the global village and different parts of the globe. I really enjoyed my time with the children and frying up the chapatti bread they made while in the Kenya site. The participants were all very interesting and all shared equally in helping to winterize the village.

Gene from Toledo, OH Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/26/14 - 10/31/14
Excellent program!! The knowledgeable staff at Shepard's Spring were awesome in their respective fields! I cannot say enough for the everyone involved. The site itself was beautiful and serene. Opened my eyes to world hunger and what we can do to help. I'm going again as soon as I can. Beautiful, beautiful program! Gene Scott, Toledo, Ohio

Sandy from Hartford, CT Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 03/23/14 - 03/28/14
Our visit to Shepherd's Spring and involvement in the Heifer Global Village project was a wonderful experience, and I would recommend it highly to anyone who is looking for a service project, interspersed with learning.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips
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