An Introduction to Road Scholar     Thursday October 18, 2012         10:00 – 11:30 AM             HSC 106             Sid...
A Few Facts To Start•   Not-for-profit provider of educational travel•   Operating since 1975•   Offers 6,500 different pr...
An Introduction to            Road Scholar        Outline• What is Road Scholar?• Personal Experiences• Road Scholar Web  ...
What is Road Scholar• Names you might see:   – Elderhostel   – Exploritas   – Road Scholar• Special program types:   –   B...
The Road Scholar Video
Personal ExperiencesMardi Gras in Lafayette Louisiana
Native American Crafts
Mardi Gras in Cajun Country
Atchafalaya Swamp Tour
Vermillionville
Personal ExperiencesStory Telling at Mo Ranch in Hunt, Texas
Accommodations at Mo RanchA Presbyterian retreat in the Texas Hill Country
Telling stories at Mo Ranch
Learning the history of Mo Ranch
Free time – a side trip to Lost Maples
Personal ExperiencesWestern Grand Canyon & Route 66     Peach Springs, Arizona
Accommodations at Peach Springs Caverns Inn – a 1920’s vintage roadside motel
Nature Hike
In the Grand Canyon Caverns
Driving to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
Going tourist on Route 66
Our program coordinator next to the Joshua Trees
The Grand Canyon Skywalk
Helicopter transfer & river rafting on the Colorado River
Personal ExperiencesStory Telling in Fairhope, Alabama
Accommodations at BeckwithAn Episcopal retreat on the shores of Mobile Bay
Visiting the house of one of our lecturers
A Fairhope history lesson
Tour of Fort Morgan
The Road Scholar Web Demo
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Road Scholar

  1. 1. An Introduction to Road Scholar Thursday October 18, 2012 10:00 – 11:30 AM HSC 106 Sid Trest
  2. 2. A Few Facts To Start• Not-for-profit provider of educational travel• Operating since 1975• Offers 6,500 different programs• Operates in all 50 states and 150 countries• Coordinated by local subject experts
  3. 3. An Introduction to Road Scholar Outline• What is Road Scholar?• Personal Experiences• Road Scholar Web Demo• Q&A
  4. 4. What is Road Scholar• Names you might see: – Elderhostel – Exploritas – Road Scholar• Special program types: – Budget friendly – Intergenerational – Adventures afloat – International – Low activity level
  5. 5. The Road Scholar Video
  6. 6. Personal ExperiencesMardi Gras in Lafayette Louisiana
  7. 7. Native American Crafts
  8. 8. Mardi Gras in Cajun Country
  9. 9. Atchafalaya Swamp Tour
  10. 10. Vermillionville
  11. 11. Personal ExperiencesStory Telling at Mo Ranch in Hunt, Texas
  12. 12. Accommodations at Mo RanchA Presbyterian retreat in the Texas Hill Country
  13. 13. Telling stories at Mo Ranch
  14. 14. Learning the history of Mo Ranch
  15. 15. Free time – a side trip to Lost Maples
  16. 16. Personal ExperiencesWestern Grand Canyon & Route 66 Peach Springs, Arizona
  17. 17. Accommodations at Peach Springs Caverns Inn – a 1920’s vintage roadside motel
  18. 18. Nature Hike
  19. 19. In the Grand Canyon Caverns
  20. 20. Driving to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
  21. 21. Going tourist on Route 66
  22. 22. Our program coordinator next to the Joshua Trees
  23. 23. The Grand Canyon Skywalk
  24. 24. Helicopter transfer & river rafting on the Colorado River
  25. 25. Personal ExperiencesStory Telling in Fairhope, Alabama
  26. 26. Accommodations at BeckwithAn Episcopal retreat on the shores of Mobile Bay
  27. 27. Visiting the house of one of our lecturers
  28. 28. A Fairhope history lesson
  29. 29. Tour of Fort Morgan
  30. 30. The Road Scholar Web Demo

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