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Beginner’s Bridge, Intermediate Bridge or Advancing Bridge: Choose Your Level on the Golden Isles

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Program #20716RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
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 natural beauty of Georgia’s most storied barrier island provides the idyllic backdrop for an instructive foray into the game of bridge. Join players of similar skill on Jekyll Island during a week tailored to your level of play and benefit from the guidance of bridge experts who develop your skills through workshops and evenings of play. Beginner’s weeks introduce newcomers to the basics of this challenging card game, getting their feet wet with actual play and few lectures. Dates for intermediate-level players focus on expanding bidding techniques and declarer play, with classroom instruction on topics like hand evaluation, competitive bidding, opening leads and signals, defensive bidding, developing strategy and analysis of the deal. Advancing-level players will spend a week focused on adding conventions and logic to their partnership understanding, building upon their existing familiarity with opening bids and responses, overcalls and advances, take-out doubles, forcing bids, leads and signals.


• Select the program session best suited to your level of play — beginning, intermediate or advancing play of the hand — and get expert instruction on relevant concepts, techniques and strategies.
• Put what you’ve learned into practice during evening sessions of play as you enjoy the camaraderie of new friends who play at your level to provide appropriate challenges.
• Explore the exceptional beauty of Jekyll Island, once an exclusive enclave for the rich and powerful.

Program Notes

Each date is tailored to a specific level of play. See date-specific information to choose the date that best suits your skill level.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Date Notes
On this INTERMEDIATE-level program date, participants will stay at a comfortable, centrally located hotel with views of the beach and Cumberland Island.10/5/2014
On this BEGINNER-level program date, participants will stay at a comfortable, centrally located hotel with views of the beach and Cumberland Island.10/26/2014
On this ADVANCING-level program date, participants will stay at the elegant and historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel.11/9/2014
On this BEGINNER-level program date, participants will stay at a comfortable, centrally located hotel with views of the beach and Cumberland Island.

Coordinated by Georgia College and State University.

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
11 Hands-on experiences


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