Birding, Watercolor, or Digital Photography
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This is an archived conference page for a conference in a previous season.
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Road Scholar will continue to be what Elderhostel was, a program created for and attractive to older, primarily retired adults; the minimum age is twenty-one. The programs are for adults to learn, grow, explore and relax in a unique island setting. To register, call Road Scholar headquarters at (877) 426-8056.
Birding on a Historic Ocean Island (#11716)
(Road Scholar session II only) Study birds of the Atlantic Flyway as they fly south, and learn to separate them by size, shape and flight patterns. Emphasis will be placed on shore and migratory birds around the Isles of Shoals. Beginning and intermediate birders welcome.
Watercolor Painting on a Historic Ocean Island (#11879)
Enjoy painting where Childe Hassam created over 100 canvases. Focus on shoreline landscapes, the lighthouse, stone buildings and ocean seascapes on the historic Isles of Shoals. Create your own mix of class instruction, painting on location, and daily critique to suit your interests. Beginners through advanced painters are welcome.
Digital Photography on a Historic Ocean Island (#15432)
Explore, study and photograph the beautiful Isles of Shoals. Each day includes instruction, critique, historical studies, free time for exploring, composing and taking photographs, and the mutual support of other photographers. Emphasis will be on composition, visual language and learning how to see. Beginning and experienced photographers are welcome.