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DONNER SUMMIT, CALIFORNIA

Make the Mountains Glad: An Intergenerational Adventure in California’s High Sierra

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Program #15919RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
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. 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.
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.
Cindy from Louisville, KY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/27/14 - 08/01/14
What a fabulous program for grandparents and children! We enjoyed learning together, playing together and experiencing a very special place deeply in the company of other good folks - without having to organize any of the details! Our leaders were well grounded in the fabulous place we all enjoyed - they brought depth to the educational experience and seened to enjoy being with us as much as we enjoyed getting to know them and their beautiful surroundings. We hope we made the mountains as glad to have us as we were glad to be there.

Sarah from Oakland, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 07/27/14 - 08/01/14
My 12 year old grandson and I attended this trip at Claire Tappaan Lodge in the High Sierra, along with my cousin and her grandson. I can't say enough good things about it. It was well organized and well-sized and paced. The leaders were knowledgeable and efficient, and, as with all Road Scholar guides I have experienced, really rooted in the place. Kirby and Pat were awesome with the kids and adults. Kirby's high school science background really shone, he loves to help kids understand science. Pat's stories about growing up in the Sierra were priceless. I can't wait to do it with another grandchild next year!

Sarah from Berkeley, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 07/28/13 - 08/02/13
Grandpa and I and our 8 and 9 year old grandsons really enjoyed our time in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Donner Pass in California. The hikes and visits to museums and swimming were in perfect balance.


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