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PORTLAND, OREGON

Sleep in a Sub! Take a Trip to the Stars! Dive Into Science With Your Grandchild

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Program #16146RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.

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

With a grandchild at your side, science will become a playground of discovery in a fun-filled adventure in the City of Roses capped by a night aboard retired U.S. Navy submarine the U.S.S. Blueback, star of the movie “The Hunt for Red October.” Get a good rest, because your days will be action-packed. Portland’s Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is a wonderland of hands-on learning where you glide on a Segway, create chemical concoctions, compete against a robot and survive an earthquake. There’s lots more fun, too!


Highlights

• Aboard the U.S.S. Blueback, explore this fast-attack submarine’s control room, the torpedo room, peer through the periscope — and spend the night!
• Take a cinematic experience unlike any other at the OMSI’s OMNIMAX theater and spin through outer space in OMSI’s planetarium.
• See how the Willamette River vertical lift bridge opens while standing in the bascule pit and jump aboard a jet boat for a water-spraying ride.

Activity Notes

Walking and standing on field trips. Public transportation.

Coordinated by Road Scholar.


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Jul 10 — Jul 14, 2013 waitlist only  

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
4 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences
3 Performances

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4.8
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