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OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND

Birding the Delmarva Peninsula by Kayak

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Program #20903RJ
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.
The shorelines, bays, and inlets of Maryland and Virginia are prime habitats for a myriad of bird species and other wildlife. Add to your birding life-list as you explore the tranquil waterways of the Delmarva Peninsula via kayak and hiking trails with the help of a seasoned naturalist and kayaking instructors. Spot seabirds, Pileated Woodpeckers, Barred Owls, Bald Eagles, and more during field trips to the white-sand beaches of Assateague Island, the quiet waters of Nassawango Creek, and the baldcypress swamps of the Pocomoke River. Round out this exciting outdoor adventure with a series of lectures by local experts.


Highlights

• Paddle along the creeks of Sinepuxent Bay on Assateague Island and spot shorebirds, herons and the island's famous wild horses.
• Search for osprey, herons, and Bald Eagles and learn about saltmarsh ecology during your visit to a state wildlife refuge.
• Visit historic sites and experience some of this region's rich culture & heritage during field trips to the Rackliffe House and the Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum.

Program Notes

So you can get the most out of your experience, all of our birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1. Road Scholar birding programs are conducted in accordance with the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics. Learn more at http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html

Activity Notes

Paddling 3-5 miles per day on mostly flat water;hiking or walking up to two miles on generally flat but sometimes varied surfaces.

Coordinated by Delaware Technical Community College.


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Sep 15 — Sep 19, 2014 waitlist only  

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, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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