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A Study in Shared Heritage: The Amish and Mennonites

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While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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.
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.
Gerald from Dayton, OH Number of programs attended: 27
Date attended: 05/10/15 - 05/15/15
The lectures were interesting and the filed trips gave good insight into the lives of the Amish who are a very friendly group of people.

Joan from Alexandria, OH Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 05/10/15 - 05/15/15
The study of Amish culture and heritage was far beyond my expectations. Classroom instruction was very informative and the one-on-one meeting with several Amish residents was outstanding. I would highly recommend this program. The facilities at the Amigo Center were very good and the food was unbelieveably excellent.

Suzanne from Kingwood, TX Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/21/14 - 09/26/14
This was my husband's and my first Road Scholar trip and definitely won't be our last one. We had a fabulous time and learned lots. The trip far exceeded our expectations!

Margit from Marathon, WI Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 05/11/14 - 05/16/14
This was a wonderful program - I learned so much from and about the Amish and Mennonites, in a beautiful setting. I enjoyed getting to know the other participants, and the opportunity to experience and gain awareness of other cultures.

Barbara from San Francisco, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 05/11/14 - 05/16/14
This was my first Road Scholar program but it will not be my last. I had such a great time and enjoyed meeting new and interesting people. The food was wonderful and the field trips outstanding. I especially enjoyed the Amish Buggy trip.

Janet from Irwin, PA Number of programs attended: 13
Date attended: 05/11/14 - 05/16/14
Great program! Very nice leaders and met and enjoyed talking to people from other states! It was very enjoyable and I will have great memories of it.

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