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Program #1014RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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.
Start of Program
Jun 30, 2013
Independent arrival and check-in between noon and 5 pm.
You will be staying at the Cutler Student Apartment Complex (SAC) that night.
Location: Fairbanks
Nearest city or town: Fairbanks
Nearest highway: Airport Way
Nearest airport: Fairbanks International Airport

End of Program
Jul 11, 2013
Program ends after breakfast. 10 am check-out time.
You will be staying at the Kenai Peninsula Learning Center the night before.
Location: Moose Pass
Nearest city or town: Seward
Nearest highway: Seward Highway
Nearest airport: Anchorage
Type: Campus/Dorm

Contact info:
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK 99775 USA
phone: 907-474-7247
web: www.uaf.edu/reslife/residential-facilities/cutler-apartment-complex/

Room amenities: Each apartment is like a small condo with two floors. Downstairs is a living room and kitchen and upstairs are two bedrooms with a shared bathroom. Up to four people will share a bathroom. ALL of these apartments require using a flight of stairs. SOME REQUIRE USING TWO FLIGHTS OF STAIRS. We have a very limited number of accessible apartments available. If you need an accessible apartment please contact us as soon as possible to see if we can provide one. Meals will be served in the university cafeteria, a 1/3-mile walk from the apartments. This is the main dining hall in use on campus in the summer, so you get to interact with the campus community while you dine. There is a laundry room in the apartment complex. Machines are free, soap may be purchased in the campus bookstore.

Facility amenities: Coffee pots, microwave, phone, free laundry, free 24 hour internet access in nearby dormitory.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: The maximum number of people sharing a bathroom is four.

Additional nights before: $40
To reserve rooms, you must call the UAF Summer Conference Desk at (907) 474-6769. Be sure to tell the person you speak with that you are with the Road Scholar Program.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Motel

Description: The Kenai Peninsula Learning Center is a full-service lodge located on the shore of upper Trail Lodge. A restaurant and bar are available. Rooms are double occupancy with either two twin beds, or one double bed. All rooms have private baths. There is a possibility of triple or quad rooming, by advance request only.

Contact info:
PO Box 5
Moose Pass, AK 99631 USA
phone: 907-288-3101
web: www.traillakelodge.com

Room amenities: A TV with limited channels is available in each room.

Facility amenities: Internet access is available, but no laundry facilities at Moose Pass.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: $109
Rooms are available before and after the program. Rates depend upon the time of year. Call 907-288-3101 for rates and to make a reservation.

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
2 Performances

Ratings

4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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