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NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA

Fins, Fur, Feathers and Claws With Your Grandchild

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Program #2581RJ
6 Days | 5 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 - 11 years of age.

Share the joy in discovering the natural world with the Virginia Living Museum! Come face to face with live, native animals, discover (on the land and in the bay) amazing critters that you’ll get to touch, learn the secrets of the Chesapeake Bay and find out what’s so special about a muddy salt marsh! Personal encounters with live birds, mammals and other unique animals will leave you amazed. Staff will tutor you on how birds can fly, help you to understand the different songs of frogs and reveal how plants are designed to entice local wildlife!


Highlights

• Learn the secrets of animal behaviors as you explore Virginia’s exciting ecosystems.
• Discover first-hand the rich biodiversity of America’s largest estuarine habitat with Museum experts.
• Enjoy personal encounters with live, native wildlife.

Activity Notes

Walks up to three miles over uneven terrain; physical activity up to three hours.

Coordinated by Virginia Living Museum.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
10 Hands-on experiences

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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