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CAMBRIA, CALIFORNIA

Explore, Paddle and More: Discover Sea, Forest and Dunes of the Central Coast With Your Grandchild

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Program #19582RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.

Examine tide pools, explore a coastal forest and kayak among otters as you enjoy the pleasures of childhood with your grandchild on a fun-filled adventure on California's Central Coast. With a naturalist leading the way, share hands-on educational opportunities like touching sea stars, limpets, chitons and hermit crabs in their natural habitats, hunting for animal signs in the forest, and playing games among the trees.


Highlights

• Watch from a kayak as otters feed in the rich estuary waters of Morro Bay and discover the molted fur of an elephant seal along a secluded beach.
• On a eucalyptus forest nature walk search for butterflies, raptors, egrets and evidence of mountain lions and bears.
• Visit with a red tail hawk! Meet rehabilitated birds of prey with Pacific Wildlife Care.

Activity Notes

Hiking, walking up to two miles over mixed trails and paths, some rocky terrain. Kayak in stable ocean kayaks for up to two hours with frequent stops on calm, protected bay; no open ocean. Basic instruction provided. No experience necessary.

Coordinated by Road Scholar.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences

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5
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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