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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.
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.
Bonnie from Kevil, KY Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 10/19/15 - 10/23/15
This program was wonderful. Southern Illinois in the fall is beautiful. Giant City State Park is a beautiful place to spend time. The canoeing and kayaking were for beginners, but even the experienced had a different experience on the Cache River. I highly recommend this program to anyone who enjoys being outsdoors!

Mary from Ann Arbor, MI Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/20/14 - 10/23/14
I really enjoyed this program, and learned the skills and confidence I need to continue kayaking and canoeing. Our group leaders were truly wonderful, helpful and inspiring, the park area is beautiful and peaceful, and our group was supportive and friendly- a great orientation for me to connect deeper with nature and learn something new.

Jan from Decatur, IL Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 10/20/14 - 10/23/14
We had a great time. The area was beautiful and we felt encouraged in improving our skills canoeing and kayaking. We learned a great deal and enjoyed our swamp experience.

Donna from New Albany, IN Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/20/14 - 10/23/14
It was only due to the invitation by a friend that I decided to go on this trip. I was so glad I did. The experience was terrific. I learned so much, had fun, and met new people who inspired me. The location was beautiful and the leaders were experts in their field. I want to expand on the skills I gained as soon as I can.

Marlene from Cincinnati, OH Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/02/14 - 06/05/14
Do not let the words swamp turn you off to this trip it was a great surprise to me. Look up the difference for swamp and bog.

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3 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
1 Performances


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