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5 Days | 4 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.
From the bountiful waters of this island preserve to its rugged peaks and dramatic coastline, learn about Santa Catalina's marine biology, geology and indigenous land life. Engaging scientists and naturalists from the Wrigley Marine Science Center share their enthusiasm about Catalina's marine wilderness, reveal the secret sex lives of the sea's denizens, explore sustainability in harvesting seafood and demystify geology from the West's dramatic past to Catalina's amazing birth.


• Engage in exciting hands-on activities like seaweed pressing, nature printing and a surprise culinary workshop.
• Talk with experts at the Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber, where victims of scuba diving accidents are treated.
• Learn about land and sea on a cross-island field trip during visits to the island’s touch tanks and while participating in a plankton lab at the science center.

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Walking up to one mile on uneven terrain.

Coordinated by University of Southern California/Wrigley Marine Science Center.

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3 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners


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