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2021 Road Scholar Programs

Adventures in Lifelong Learning

August 8–November 12, 2021Adult
A Montreat Conference Center event

In western North Carolina, the Blue Ridge Mountains are defined by deep valleys and long, forested ridges. Montreat Conference Center rests within a narrow valley as an idyllic getaway to the quiet atmosphere and natural beauty of Appalachia. In thousands of acres of dedicated wilderness, discover an exciting and diverse array of topics from Road Scholar’s renowned experts in the classroom and out in the field.

Please see below for program dates and accommodations for the Road Scholar programs at Montreat, or download our 2021 Road Scholar Programs offerings.

Program Weeks

2021 Program Dates at Montreat

Montreat Conference Center is offering programs the following weeks in 2021:

August 8-13
The Life and Works of C.S. Lewis: Inspiration, Belief, and the Power of Language, #21023

August 22-27
Beginning Yoga, #22381
A Gardener's Delight: The Private and Public Landscapes of Asheville, #21968

August 29-September 3 (at the Hinton Center)
Nature Hiking in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, #17288

September 12-17
A Gardener's Delight: The Private and Public Landscapes of Asheville, #21968
Beginning Yoga, #22381

September 19-24
Beginning Yoga, #22381

September 26-October 1
Beginning Yoga, #22381

October 3-8
Beginning Yoga, #22381

October 3-8 (at the Hinton Center)
Nature Hiking in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, #17288

October 10-15
The Legacy of the Scots-Irish: Historical Migration to Cultural Inspiration, #20141
Beginning Yoga, #22381

October 10-15 (at the Hinton Center)
Hiking in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, #17288

October 24-29
The Legacy of the Scots-Irish: Historical Migration to Cultural Inspiration, #20141
Beginning Yoga, #22381

November 7-12
Beginning Yoga, #22381

Accommodations

Accommodations at Montreat Conference Center in the beautiful Assembly Inn, overlooking Lake Susan, are double occupancy (limited singles with an extra charge) with private baths. The Inn includes spacious lounges, classrooms, and dining facilities. Comprehensive fees include program, housing (double occupancy), meals in the Galax Dining Room in the Assembly Inn, and all field trips.

Commuter options are no longer available for Road Scholar programs.

Service animals are welcome. A service animal is a dog or miniature horse that is trained to do work or perform tasks for, and to assist, an individual with a disability. The ADA requires that service animals be under the control of the handler at all times. The service animal must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered while in public places unless these devices interfere with the service animal's work or the person's disability prevents use of these devices. In that case, the person must still maintain control of the animal. Under control also means that a service animal should not be allowed to bark repeatedly in a quiet place. The handler of the service animal may be asked to remove their service animal from the premises if the animal is out of control and the animal's owner does not take effective action to control it or the animal poses a direct threat to the health or safety of others.

More Information

Visit www.roadscholar.org or call 800.454.5768 toll free for more details on all of the programs offered at Montreat and to register online. Sponsored by Montreat Conference Center, in cooperation with Elderhostel, Inc.

For questions or concerns about accommodations at Montreat, please contact Susan Akduman at susana@montreat.org or call 828.419.9829.

For questions or concerns about the Road Scholar program at Montreat, please contact Tracy Bailey at tracyb@montreat.org or call 828.419.9810.

Phone Number

800.572.2257

Physical Address

401 Assembly Drive
Montreat, NC 28757

Mailing Address

Montreat Conference Center
PO 969
Montreat, NC 28757

Business Office

Montreat Conference Center
318 Georgia Terrace
Montreat, NC 28757

The Montreat Store

828.669.5298
Moore Center, Second Floor
303 Lookout Road
Montreat, NC 28757

© 2021 Montreat Conference Center

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