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5 Days | 4 Nights
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.
Stuart from Livonia, MI Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 07/20/15 - 07/24/15
This program was delightful. Pat and Heather are great leaders. It is an excellent program for 6-8 year olds. We enjoyed all the field trips and the activity time for the kids kept them engaged and happy. Very educational as well. I can't say enough good things about this program. Just remember you are going for the fun and not gourmet food.

Rebecca from Portland, OR Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/21/14 - 07/25/14
A fantastic way to bring literature to life. My grandchild loved it.

David from Vista, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/23/14 - 06/27/14
If you are interested in the history of the railroad in the Dunsmuir area, this program is for you. Many exciting field trips and folks from 6 to more than 60 had a wonderful time.

Suzanne from Vista, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/23/14 - 06/27/14
What a great adventure! Our grandson, who is not quite 6 1/2 years old, had a fantastic time with all of the activities. We loved staying in a real boxcar and Pat and Heather are amazing! David & Suzanne, Vista, CA.

Jean from Santa Barbara, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/23/14 - 06/27/14
This was a fantastic trip, my first as a grandparent, and exceeded all my expectations. Boxcar accommodations are super, exciting schedule of activities and Pat and her daughter Heather run a fabulous camp. The kids connected with the Boxcar Children books in creative and fun ways that encourage imagination and reading and writing skills. Both leaders live in the area and have a long history with trains and the volcanic Mt. Shasta. Pat's love of kids and infectious curiosity won all of us over by the end of camp. Jean from Santa Barbara, CA

Bruce from Napa, CA Number of programs attended: 30
Date attended: 06/23/14 - 06/27/14
an outstanding program - jammed full of interesting activities and led by outstanding instructors. this was our grandson's first time away from home and and he forgot to be homesick. this was our second session and we will be back with another grandson next year

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4 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences


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