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FORT DAVIS, TEXAS

Starry Skies and Campfires: Intergenerational Adventure in the Mountains of Far West Texas

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Program #9943RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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 - 13 years of age.

The young and the young at heart unite for an educational adventure under the wide open sky of West Texas. Enjoy the rugged natural beauty and pleasant summer climate of the Davis Mountains. Swim in the natural artesian spring at Balmorhea State Park, learn the story of the Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Davis and absorb fun lessons about the geology, botany and culture of the mountains and the surrounding Chihuahuan Desert.


Highlights

• Hike and ride on horseback in the pristine wilderness of the Davis Mountains.
• Savor authentic cowboy fare and music around the campfire.
• Discover astronomy and stargaze at world-renowned McDonald Observatory.

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Walking up to two miles a day.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
4 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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5
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