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Program #15551ENZ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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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.
Spend five days immersed in five courses covering a broad range of topics. From the serious to the sublime, you will leave this program enlightened and enriched. See date-specific notes for course topics.


Highlights

• Join acclaimed Road Scholar instructors for five days of captivating lectures and presentations.
• Take an excursion by bus to learn about notable landmarks and locations around the Bay Area.
• Enjoy live entertainment on the closing night.

Activity Notes

Minimal standing and walking.

Date Notes
8/14/2014
"Middle East Crisis." "Film Noir." "American Masters: Copland, Gershwin and Bernstein." "Italian Art Tour." "World's Great Religions."10/16/2014
"20th Century Presidents." "Music of Mozart." "U.S. Constitution." "As American as Baseball." "Nature and Us." Two field trips: docent-led visit of Filoli, a century old country estate featuring a 16 acre English Renaissance Garden; narrated bus trip to highlights of San Francisco.10/23/2014
"Presidential Inaugural Addresses." "Music of Beethoven and Bach." "French Impressionism." "Intriguing Politics of the Supreme Court." Two field trips: docent-led visit of the Legion of Honor art museum in San Francisco; narrated bus trip to highlights of San Francisco.3/12/2015
"Rothmann: Great Speeches of the 20th Century." "The Supreme Court." "Life Was Not Just a Cabaret: Revisiting Weimar Germany." "The Golden Roaring Twenties of Berlin and Chicago." "The Vietnam War and Its Legacy."4/23/2015
"Rothmann: Middle East Conflict." "Music of Beethoven and Bach." "U.S. Constitution." "Famous Photographers." "The Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.5/7/2015
"Rothmann: 20th Century Presidents." "The World’s Most Important Archaeological Sites." "Ballets of Stravinsky." "San Francisco History." "World War Two: 70 Years Later."8/13/2015
"Rothmann: The President and Foreign Policy." "Piano Music of the Romantic Era." "Great American Free Speech Cases." "Great Moments in Photojournalism." "The Cold War: 1946-1989."8/20/2015
"Middle East Conflict." "Music of Mozart." "Inside the Supreme Court." "History of Art & Architecture." "Protest Movements of the 60s." 7/17/2014
"Stolen Property from the Ancient World to the Nazi Plunder of Europe." "Great American Free Speech Cases." "Dazzling Dames of Broadway." "San Francisco: Birth, Death, and Rebirth." "The Symphony from Beethoven to the Present."

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Our Value Promise To You

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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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