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Cheetahs, Giraffes and Zebras: A Safari in California With Your Grandchild

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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.
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Louise from Lauderhill, FL Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 08/10/15 - 08/13/15
We had a wonderful trip.....grandkids loved the animals and the activities. I enjoyed the time spent with other like minded grandparents. The tents were fantastic, food was good, Rob was a terrific leader, and getting to spend time with grandchildren is the best treat of all!!! I think it could have been one day less or more activities need to be included that don't seem like time fillers.....particularly in the evenings. But I would recommend this trip highly.

Helen from Lewis Center, OH Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 08/10/15 - 08/13/15
My granddaughter and I had wonderful time! She loved every minute of it. The presentations were well done and very interesting. The Safari was awesome. The accommodations were fun and very nice! The other participants were all very nice and welcoming. My granddaughter made a very good friend and they had lots of fun together. She couldn't say enough how much fun she had and wants to do another program.

Vijaya from Carmichael, CA Number of programs attended: 19
Date attended: 08/10/15 - 08/13/15
This is our first intergenerational program. It is very educational, and interesting. The kids are happy to play with other kids. Grandparents are happy with their company. It is an experience to sleep in the tents with grand kids.

Nicki from San Luis Obispo, CA Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 07/13/15 - 07/16/15
My eight year old grandson and I had great fun together on this trip. He also enjoyed the other grandchildren, most of whom were close to his age. And I enjoyed the other grandparents who came from many interesting backgrounds and several different states. Safari West is in a lovely location and the animals are diverse and well cared for.

Murriel from Escondido, CA Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 06/29/15 - 07/02/15
This program is great. Our granddaughter had a wonderful time interacting with the animals. Ask for a tent away from the eating/conference complex if you want to watch the animals. Take a few close hangers. Though there are places to hang hangers, they are not provided and not provided if you ask.

Wes from Durham, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/28/14 - 07/31/14
The RS program delivered on every promise plus got to know our grandchild better.

Nancy from Harwood, MD Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 07/14/14 - 07/17/14
What a treat it was to sleep in a real Aftican safari tent and step out onto the deck in the morning and see giraffes and gnus grazing in the field below. Both my eight year old granddaughter and I loved our time at Safari West. The animals, the food and the fun. We didn't want to leave.

Doral from Portland, OR Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 06/30/14 - 07/03/14
My almost-seven year old granddaughter was entranced - and not a bit timid about handling snakes, tarantulas as the like (optional!). She especially loved the safari jeep ride and the African dancing and the length was perfect. My only regret is that there was no pool at Safari West - it was really HOT!!

Lavon from Puyallup, WA Number of programs attended: 41
Date attended: 06/16/14 - 06/19/14
An exceptional program! My 9 year old granddaughter was so involved in all aspects. This program rates near the top of the many Intergenerational Program I have attend and I highly recommend it for anyone with grandchildren who are interested in African Animals.

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