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Heroic Hounds — Share the World of Canines With Your Grandchild

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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.

Program intended for grandchildren from 8 - 12 years of age.

Discover the inspirational world of service and guide dogs with your grandchild. Visit the facilities and people who train these canines as well as those who become their teammates. At the Humane Society and Forget-Me-Not-Farm see how farm animals offer therapeutic healing to at-risk children. Learn emergency medical techniques for your pet.


• Get an insider’s look at a dog-agility training center to see “four-leggers” learn their skills, including sheepherding.
• Relive the humor of the Peanuts comic strip at The Charles M. Schulz Museum.
• At the Bergin University of Canine Studies, experience how students are taught to train service dogs — then take home that knowledge to make an “A” student of your own pet.

Program Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-12.

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Walking one-half mile; standing 30-45 minutes.

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Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jun 23 — Jun 27, 2013 waitlist only  

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at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips


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