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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.
Richard from Alliance, NE Number of programs attended: 29
Date attended: 09/13/15 - 09/19/15
Step back in history into the “boom and bust” era of gold mining in Montana, meet some of the characters that were prominent then and there, see the thousands of preserved antiques, relics, machines, and live and dine in some of the original buildings (with the comforts of electricity, water, heat, etc.), and find your niche in helping to restore and maintain these precious artifacts of history.

James from Waterford, WI Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 09/21/14 - 09/27/14
We enjoyed the program. The cabins were great along with the food. It's really satisfying to look at the work that was done during the project. We will do it again.

Joan from Scotch Plains, NJ Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 09/14/14 - 09/20/14
I enjoy working in an old gold rush historical setting. The food is fantastic and the cabins comfortable. I have been there 3 years in a row!

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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances


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