Learning at Lake Geneva

Join us on Lake Geneva for an engaging learning adventure as you enjoy lectures on a wide range of topics, from politics to culture to history. Plus, attend a seasonal cultural event.
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Program No. 21427RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

The shore of sparkling Lake Geneva is the perfect setting for a learning adventure with gifted instructors who are passionate communicators in a fascinating array of topics. Experience programs that are intellectually stimulating but easy on the body and joints. Relax on covered decks with fresh breezes or try out the lakeside walking path.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Varies by date. Easy Going: Minimal walking required; participants are welcome to explore nature paths or lakefront. On Your Feet: Additional walking and standing for off campus field trips.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy courses in history, music, politics, literature and biographies of people who have changed our world.
  • Absorb stimulating information, rethink old ideas and gain new perspectives.
  • As a special highlight, attend a cultural event.

General Notes

The Retreat Difference: This unique, often basic and no-frills experience at a Road Scholar Retreat includes opportunities for early morning exercise, interaction with the local community for insight into local life, an authentic farm-to-table or locally sourced meal, a live performance or event, and a single room to yourself for only $100 more (for many programs).
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Greg Athnos
Greg received his bachelor’s in music education from Northwestern College and his master’s from the University of Michigan. He also studied at the University of Oslo and was an associate professor of music at North Park University in Chicago. Greg continues a busy lecture schedule and leads art appreciation study groups to Europe.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Brooke Furmanek
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Greg Athnos
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Christine Brookes
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