Jekyll Island
Bridge on Jekyll Island: Choose Your Level by Week
Choose your program date based on your level of skill and enjoy expert bridge instruction on historic Jekyll Island. Learn about strategy, technique and play games with new friends.
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Program No. 20716RJ
6 days
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Getting There
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At a Glance

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. Dates for intermediate-level players focus on expanding bidding techniques and declarer play, with classroom instruction on topics like hand evaluation and more. Advancing-level players will focus 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, leads and signals. Please see date-specific information to choose the date that best suits your skill level.
Activity Level
Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Select the program date best suited to your level of play — beginner, intermediate or advancing.
  • Put what you’ve learned into practice during evening sessions of play as you enjoy the camaraderie of new friends.
  • Explore the exceptional beauty of Jekyll Island.

General Notes

Each week is tailored to a specific level of play. Please see date-specific information to choose the date that best suits your skill level. If you have any questions or concerns about whether a date is appropriate for your skill level, please contact Road Scholar for additional details. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available. PLEASE NOTE: Beginner Level dates for 2017 have already been offered. New dates for 2018 (including Beginner Level) should be opened for enrollments soon.
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Faith Willis
Although Faith retired from a 25-year career as a professor and administrator, she continues work as a consultant, providing research for community, governmental and non-profit agencies. Faith is a certified ACBL teacher and has taught Bidding, Modern Conventions and Defense for three years. She enjoys tournament play and taking bridge lessons from nationally known teachers and is a Silver Life Master. She served as Board Chair of the YMCA and was named YMCA volunteer of the year. Faith is an active swimmer and Pilates student.
Linda Arthur
Kenneth Trobaugh
Faith Willis