Road Scholar Highlight
For programs sure to make memories while being uniquely crafted for lifelong learners, we want to share with you our Road Scholar highlight. Covenant Harbor is the largest provider of Road Scholar programs in Wisconsin. We have some exciting programs to share with you happening in 2016!
(Learn more about the structure of these experiences in our “What is Road Scholar?” blog post.)
Geneva Lake Path and Paddle
New for 2016! Geneva Lake’s clear water, stands of of maples and evergreens, and 21-mile shore path have been attracting outdoor enthusiasts for over a century. The waterfront pathway passes historic landmark homes built around the turn of the century for wealthy Chicago families with household names like Wrigley, Swift and Maytag. Take shore path hikes and lake paddle trips to explore the issues at play in the effort to protect the lake for the future.
Jane Austen and the Regency Period
New for 2016! Immerse yourself in the world of Jane Austen on an instructive and imaginative learning adventure at gorgeous Lake Geneva. Discover or rediscover Austen’s works while exploring their themes of gender, social hierarchy, courtship and gossip. A variety of English Regency activities can be sampled like archery, lawn games, and a lakeside promenade.
Door County Experience
This is our most popular program, taking place north of Covenant Harbor in Door County, Wisconsin. Investigate the peninsula’s varied history and culture from lighthouses to cherries to arts and much more in between. Spend a day in Sturgeon Bay along the shipping canal and visit the maritime museum.
Learning at the Lake
Our classic learning program at Covenant Harbor features new programs every year. Explore the Gilded Age in America and take a field trip to Black Point, now a part of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Dive into the Political Spectrum in an election year reviewing past election results. Join instructor Greg Athnos for an exploration into Classical Composers who Redefined Music. Participants come back to over and over for stimulating presentations, delicious and plentiful meals, comfortable accommodations, and a beautiful setting at Geneva Lake.
Download our Road Scholar Brochure to learn more about these programs listed in our Road Scholar highlight and many more happening in 2016.
Blog post by Brooke Furmanek