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Scott Joplin, Steinbeck: His Home and His Work, and Natural History of the Monterey Peninsula

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6 Days | 5 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.

Scott Joplin: The Music And The Man
An American phenomenon – from ragtime to the opera, this exciting composer is a fascinating focus of study. The music of Scott Joplin is taught from the keyboard by live musical example, recordings, and lecture.

Steinbeck: His Home And His Work
Considered one of America's great social commentators, Steinbeck's popularity around the world continues to grow. Visit the locales of his most famous novels and study the great American writer's work in original, film, and musical forms.

Natural History Of The Monterey Peninsula
Monterey Peninsula is described as the most beautiful meeting of land and water on the face of the earth. From playful otters to migrating whales, the Big Sur Coast boasts a stunning range of land and marine life. Class and naturalist-led field trips help you explore this area.

Coordinated by Hidden Valley Institute.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances


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