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Program #18888RJ
7 Days | 6 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 16, 2013
Sunday, June 16, 2013, Check-in 3-5 pm, Dinner at 6 pm, Introductions & Orientation at 7:30 pm.
You will be staying at the International House that night.
Location: Berkeley, CA
Nearest city or town: Berkeley
Nearest highway: I-80
Nearest airport: Oakland is 30 minutes driving time, San Francisco is 60 minutes or more, depending on traffic.

End of Program
Jun 22, 2013
Saturday, June 22, 2013 Individual Check-out by 11 am, after brunch beginning at 9:30 am.
You will be staying at the International House the night before.
Location: Berkeley, CA
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: International House is home to students from around the world. Your room, the Dining Room, our classroom, and café are all located in our renovated historic building at the southeast corner of the campus of UC Berkeley. The main public rooms are architecturally magnificent, in the style of a Spanish cathedral. Rooms for Participants are typical residence hall style, adequate and recently renovated. Restrooms are "down the hall." Laundry facilities are available. There is no smoking in the building and no pets. All rooms are 5th floor Singles (no bay views available). Each room is furnished with one single bed, desk, desk lamp, dresser, mirror, and telephone. Rooms are simply furnished; livable but not luxurious. Beds will be made up when you arrive with two blankets and two pillows. In your room, you will have towels, washcloth, soap, and drinking glass. All beds are single beds – no bunk beds. There is no maid service but you can exchange your towels and sheets as often as you wish during the week at no charge. Stay extra days to tour the area.

Contact info:
Road Scholar Program
2299 Piedmont Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
phone: 510-642-9460
web: ihouse.berkeley.edu

Room amenities: Each room is furnished with one or two single beds, desk, desk lamp, dresser, mirror, and telephone. Beds will be made up when you arrive with two blankets and two pillows, towels, washcloth, soap, and drinking glass. Rooms are adequately but simply furnished. Limited number of hill view rooms available.

Facility amenities: Café serving beer and wine, laundry facilities, free internet access on computers in our computer room. Peaceful library well-stocked with magazines/newspapers.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $70.00
Additional nights are available after the program for Single rooms. Room rate includes room and meals. Contact the coordinator, David Gilliam, to confirm; 510-642-9460 or dgilliam@berkeley.edu.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: International House is home to students from around the world. Your room, the Dining Room, our classroom, and café are all located in our renovated historic building at the southeast corner of the campus of UC Berkeley. The main public rooms are architecturally magnificent, in the style of a Spanish cathedral. Rooms for Participants are typical residence hall style, adequate and recently renovated. Restrooms are "down the hall." Laundry facilities are available. There is no smoking in the building and no pets. All rooms are 5th floor Singles (no bay views available). Each room is furnished with one single bed, desk, desk lamp, dresser, mirror, and telephone. Rooms are simply furnished; livable but not luxurious. Beds will be made up when you arrive with two blankets and two pillows. In your room, you will have towels, washcloth, soap, and drinking glass. All beds are single beds – no bunk beds. There is no maid service but you can exchange your towels and sheets as often as you wish during the week at no charge. Stay extra days to tour the area.

Contact info:
Road Scholar Program
2299 Piedmont Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
phone: 510-642-9460
web: ihouse.berkeley.edu

Room amenities: Each room is furnished with one or two single beds, desk, desk lamp, dresser, mirror, and telephone. Beds will be made up when you arrive with two blankets and two pillows, towels, washcloth, soap, and drinking glass. Rooms are adequately but simply furnished. Limited number of hill view rooms available.

Facility amenities: Café serving beer and wine, laundry facilities, free internet access on computers in our computer room. Peaceful library well-stocked with magazines/newspapers.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $70.00
Additional nights are available after the program for Single rooms. Room rate includes room and meals. Contact the coordinator, David Gilliam, to confirm; 510-642-9460 or dgilliam@berkeley.edu.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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

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