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Grand Canyon National Park: River Rafting and a Historic Train Ride With Your Grandchild

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Program #5831RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
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.
Julia from Manassas, VA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/03/14 - 08/08/14
I can't say enough about this program and Road Scholar. Everyone was so helpful and my grandson had the time of his life. He was the oldest boy there and he was able to fit in with all the other boys and they were interacting from the first day until the last. We both learned so much and had a wonderful coordinator and teacher. I want to go again.

Marilyn from Avon, OH Number of programs attended: 14
Date attended: 08/03/14 - 08/08/14
What a fun and educational trip! Kudos to the NAU team, especially group leader Joanna, for a well-organized program for kids and grandparents alike. My grandson loved it and enjoyed all the new friends he met.

Richard from Pensacola, FL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 08/03/14 - 08/08/14
My grandson and I loved the program. He was interested in every aspect of the program and was excited about each day's activities. All the children got along extremely well from the first day. The gathered at breakfast each morning and interacted together and were still going strong at the end of the evenings. It was an excellent learning opportunity a well as a bonding experience for Andrew and me. We look forward to our next Intergenerational program!

Diana from Charlotte, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/04/13 - 08/09/13
Could not have had a better time or been more pleased with the whole trip. My 10 yr. old grandson had the time of his life! I would recommend this trip to anyone. Thank you Road Scholar.

Nancy from Antioch, IL Number of programs attended: 34
Date attended: 07/21/13 - 07/26/13
My 9 year old grand nephew and I had a great time on this trip. This was his first intergenerational and my fifth. We had terrific leaders, Joanna and Kylie and the most understandable geology program ever. My grand nephew's favorite was the challenge course, followed by the rafting (float)trip and the Grand Canyon. This is a very busy program which keeps the kids engaged. The nightly visits to the pool burned off additional energy. The children quickly made friends. The other "grands" were friendly, interesting people who cared about all of the children. It was a fine example of "it takes a village to raise a child". Lunches and dinners were mostly at restaurants or sack lunches and had options that were "kid friendly". NAU is very experienced with Road Scholar programs having their own very nice transportation. I plan to schedule other Road Scholar programs offered by NAU and will bring other children to this NAU program. What a great bonding experience we had!!

Carol from Merced, CA Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 07/21/13 - 07/26/13
Just came home from a most wonderful week with Road Scholar. The leaders Joanna and Kylie were awesome. They met our every need and were so much fun to be with. The Grand Canyon experience will always be remembered by my husband, my self, and our ten year old granddaughter. This was our first intergenerational trip and we look forward to six more with our grandchildren. Carol Hamm

Mary from Selbyville, DE Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 06/23/13 - 06/28/13
Wonderful program. Great group of grandchildren and grandparents. A very special part of the country.

Edythe from New York, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/09/13 - 06/14/13
I cannot state strongly enough how much I enjoyed this trip. Everything worked - both for me and for my granddaughter. We will both remember the experience for a very long time.

Dee from Lincoln, NE Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/09/13 - 06/14/13
We enjoyed everything about our Arizona trip. I can't wait to take my grandson on another RoadScholar trip. He was so excited about everything and wasn't ready for it to end.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
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