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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.
Join us as we explore the role of myths and symbols found in American civic, national, cultural, and religious life. We’ll examine core beliefs, practices and sacred traditions of three major religious groups in the United States as well as the power that myths and symbols hold over individuals and communities. Finally, we’ll discuss how art and music enhance or detract from of an individual or culture’s spiritual journey.


• Examine the impact of cultural and religious myths and symbols on spiritual growth and how they can be stifling or life-giving.
• Discuss the effects musical and visual art on civic and religious culture.
• Survey the history, development, components, and central beliefs of three major religions — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — as we gauge their impact on the American religious landscape.

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Minimal walking on even terrain.

Coordinated by Lindenwood/Ancilla College.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
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