Road Scholar is the name for the programs developed and offered by Elderhostel, Inc., the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975. Our mission is to empower adults to explore the world’s places, people, cultures and ideas, and in doing so learn more about themselves. A fellowship of learning and the joy of discovery are the hallmarks of the Road Scholar experience.
Road Scholar offers 5,500 educational tours in all 50 states and 150 countries. Alongside local and renowned experts, experience in-depth and behind-the-scenes learning opportunities, from cultural tours and study cruises to walking, biking and more.
For information about Road Scholar programs offered by the Intentional Growth Center, email Amy Ney, Road Scholar Program Coordinator, or call 800-482-1442, ext 384. To get access to full program descriptions and to register, contact the National Road Scholar Office at 1-877-426-8056 or online at roadscholar.org, or follow the links below for specific programs.
Road Scholar Programs
2019 brochure coming soon!
Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Through a Photographer’s Lens
April 21-26, May 12-17, Sept. 8-13 & Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 2019 | Program #22927
The Women of Appalachia: Traditions, Stories and Song
April 21-26 & Oct. 6-11, 2019 | Program #22829
Great Smoky Mountains National Park: A National Treasure
May 5-10, May 19-24, Sept. 8-13 & Oct. 13-18, 2019 | Program #20552
A Wildflower Quest in the Mountains of Western North Carolina
May 5-10 & September 15-20, 2019 | Program #23036
Baseball, BBQ and Beer in the Blue Ridge Mountains
May 19-24, 2019 | Program #23035
Making Memories: A Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountain Expedition with Your Grandchild
July 15-19 & July 29-August 2, 2019 | Program #21361
Ballads, Dances and Crafts
July 19-22, 2019 | Program #15162
Cherokee Culture in the Great Smoky Mountains: Oral Traditions and Performing Arts
July 19-22, 2019 | Program #16415
Celtic and Cherokee Heritage and Music in Appalachia
July 29-August 2 & October 13-18, 2019 | Program #21338
Hiking the Highlands: Bartram’s Trail
April 28-May 3 & October 20-25, 2019 | Program #23435 | Highlands, NC
Nature Hiking in the Southern Appalachian Mountains
May 5-10, May 19-24, June 2-7, June 23-28, July 21-26, September 8-13, October 6-11 & October 13-18, 2019 | Program #17288 | Hinton, NC