Center for Educational Adventure

Center for Educational Adventure Providing Road Scholar programs since 1984
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The Center for Educational Adventure has been a provider and operator of Road Scholar programs since 1984. We are committed to being the preeminent provider of high quality, affordable, educational opportunities for older adults. The Center for Educational Adventure is known for its superior educational program content with field trips to support learning adventures. Types of programs provided for Road Scholar include: theater, arts, history, biking, kayaking, hiking, birding, week-long itinerary, culinary, and cruise ship extension programming. The team at Center for Educational Adventure work hard to ensure participants have a great Road Scholar experience. We believe learning is a lifelong process; sharing new ideas, challenges, and experiences is rewarding in every season of life. Road Scholar is the nation's largest educational travel organization for adults. They offer 5,500 extraordinary educational adventures in 150 countries and 50 states for individuals dedicated to lifelong learning. Road Scholars are immersed in a variety of experiential learning activities, enlisting world-renowned faculty and local experts who offer insider access not available to most individuals.

02/04/2020
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A video of CEA's very popular Road Scholar Program 21154: Music Cities USA: Nashville to Memphis. This is an incredible 6 night/7 day program with stops behind the scenes, live performances, lectures, an experienced group leader and more.

With women who love music as much as you, discover the history of blues and country music in the places where it all began. See the itinerary: https://bit.ly/2RDXCkB

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11/09/2019

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We’re happy to announce that we were named “Best Educational Travel Company” in USA TODAY's 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards! Thank you to everyone who voted for us. We’re proud to have supporters who believe in our mission to promote lifelong learning.

Great photos from our Road Scholar Program 22629: Signature City Louisville: Baseball, Bourbon & Horseracing. These phot...
10/29/2019

Great photos from our Road Scholar Program 22629: Signature City Louisville: Baseball, Bourbon & Horseracing. These photos depict The Hermitage and Charlie Woods Jr, one of the all-time leading jockeys at Churchill Downs, speaking to our group.

Great photo taken of CEA's Road Scholar group.  This is at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina.  This is a ...
05/14/2019

Great photo taken of CEA's Road Scholar group. This is at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. This is a part of Program 21758: Signature City Asheville: The Biltmore Estate, the Vanderbilts, and the Arts. A 5 night/6 day program. Learn more at www.roadscholar.org.

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/11603/amelia-and-cumberland-islands-and-the-okefenokee-swampEscape the pol...
01/28/2019
Amelia and Cumberland Islands and the Okefenokee Swamp

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/11603/amelia-and-cumberland-islands-and-the-okefenokee-swamp

Escape the polar vortex freeze and try one of our Florida based Road Scholar Programs. Program 11603: Amelia and Cumberland Islands and the Okefenokee Swamp is a classic and great way to spend a week this winter or spring. It is expert led and learn more at www.roadscholar.org

Alongside naturalists, discover the idyllic landscapes and unique wildlife of the Barrier Islands and Okefenokee Swamp. Plus, visit historic towns and learn about Civil War history.

Almost meeting time. Atlanta, Ga.
08/23/2018

Almost meeting time. Atlanta, Ga.

CEA's Road Scholar Program 2181: Biking Exploration on St. Simons and Jekyll Islands makes the "27 of the World's Most I...
08/16/2018

CEA's Road Scholar Program 2181: Biking Exploration on St. Simons and Jekyll Islands makes the "27 of the World's Most Intriguing Cycling Routes" Road Scholar Catalog. This is a terrific program. Expert led, 5 night/6 day. Learn more at www.roadscholar.org.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/20/travel/civil-rights-tours-and-events.htmlCEA's Road Scholar Program 22657: Heart of t...
04/27/2018
Learning About the Civil Rights Era Through Travel

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/20/travel/civil-rights-tours-and-events.html

CEA's Road Scholar Program 22657: Heart of the Civil Rights Movement: Atlanta, Montgomery, Selma and Birmingham mentioned in this New York Times article. Great 7 night/8 day program which explores Atlanta, GA, Montgomery, Selma, and Birmingham, AL.

History museums, attractions and destinations around the country are emphasizing the civil rights story in an age of renewed activism around race and equality.

03/23/2018
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A great "Facebook Live" video taken earlier today as CEA's Road Scholar group walked across the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Alabama. This is Road Scholar Program 22657: Heart of the Civil Rights Movement: Atlanta, Montgomery, Selma and Birmingham

Road Scholar is live in Selma, Alabama, as participants walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge (site of Bloody Sunday) with a Civil Rights foot soldier.

03/21/2018
CEA's Road Scholar group has unexpected visit from legend Garth Brooks at Grand Ole Opry Show

Last night, CEA's Road Scholar group had the incredible experience of seeing the legendary Garth Brooks at the Grand Ole Opry. What a night to remember! Our groups get awesome seats to events at the Opry. We head to Memphis tomorrow and then on to New Orleans. This is Road Scholar Program 21979: Music Cities USA: Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans. A 12 day program in three outstanding cities.

02/26/2018

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CEA will be visiting the great city of Savannah, Georgia later this week. This is a great photo of Wormsloe which our Road Scholar group will visit among other sites. Check out Road Scholar Program 21715: The Best of Charleston and Savannah: A Tale of Two Cities at www.roadscholar.org for more information.

Today, CEA welcomes Road Scholar participants from around the United States to the great state of Alabama. This 5 night/...
01/21/2018

Today, CEA welcomes Road Scholar participants from around the United States to the great state of Alabama. This 5 night/6 day program is based out of Fairhope. We are looking forward to another great adventure on Program 22660: The Historical, Musical, Nautical Utopia of Fairhope, Alabama. Learn more about this program and others at www.roadscholar.org.

A photo of CEA's Road Scholar Choral group practicing earlier this week. This is an annual 5 night/6 day program held at...
01/19/2018

A photo of CEA's Road Scholar Choral group practicing earlier this week. This is an annual 5 night/6 day program held at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island, Georgia. A big thank you to all who came out last night to listen to and support this group's concert. This is Program 7598: Singin' in the Sun: A Choral Music Workshop. Learn more at www.roadscholar.org.

Road Scholar Program 1384: Island Hopping on Three Barrier Islands: St. Simons, Jekyll, and Sapelo. Listed as one of Roa...
01/02/2018
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Road Scholar Program 1384: Island Hopping on Three Barrier Islands: St. Simons, Jekyll, and Sapelo. Listed as one of Road Scholar's best Programs. This photo shows participants on the shrimp trawl. A great adventure!

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31 Likes, 5 Comments - Road Scholar (@rsadventures) on Instagram: “Find yourself, find friends and maybe even find love on a Road Scholar learning adventure. • • • •…”

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/22515/christmas-in-savannahThis is 1 of 2 Road Scholar Christmas programs ...
12/20/2017
Christmas in Savannah

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This is 1 of 2 Road Scholar Christmas programs that CEA is set to operate this week. This is Program 22515: Christmas in Savannah. It is a 5 night/6 day program which runs December 22-27, 2017. It is expert-led and includes 11 meals, 1 expert led lecture, 4 field trips, and 3 performances. The setting will be in Savannah, Georgia, one of the great cities of the South and America! Click the picture below or go to www.roadscholar.org to learn more!

Experience Savannah and its one-of-a-kind Christmas traditions. Explore the city’s historic district, learn its Civil War history and enjoy holiday traditions from Savannah’s past.

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/22980/a-magical-vanderbilt-christmas-at-the-biltmore-estateCEA extends a b...
12/11/2017
A Magical Vanderbilt Christmas at the Biltmore Estate

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CEA extends a big welcome to the 34 Road Scholar participants who are attending this week's Road Scholar Program 22980: A Magical Vanderbilt Christmas at the Biltmore Estate. This is a 5-night/6-day program which includes 12 meals 3 expert-led lectures, 8 expert-led field trips, 1 hands-on experience, 1 performance, an experienced group leader, and the Road Scholar Assurance Plan. Learn more at www.roadscholar.org or click the photo below.

Experience the magic of a Vanderbilt Christmas at the ornately decorated Biltmore House as you learn about turn-of-the-century traditions, and explore the charming city of Asheville.

More great work CEA Team!!! 3 out of the top 10 top New Program Performance in North America!
12/07/2017

More great work CEA Team!!! 3 out of the top 10 top New Program Performance in North America!

Gorgeous Boston Harbor. Looking forward to a great meeting today!
12/07/2017

Gorgeous Boston Harbor. Looking forward to a great meeting today!

Way to go CEA!!!! Most Successful New Domestic Road Scholar Program in 2017. Program 22657
12/06/2017

Way to go CEA!!!! Most Successful New Domestic Road Scholar Program in 2017.

Program 22657

Kicking off the 2017 Road Scholar Provider Meeting in Boston. Great group!
12/06/2017

Kicking off the 2017 Road Scholar Provider Meeting in Boston. Great group!

Enjoy these photos of Program 22629: Signature City Louisville: Baseball, Bourbon & Horseracing from October 22-27, 2017...
11/03/2017

Enjoy these photos of Program 22629: Signature City Louisville: Baseball, Bourbon & Horseracing from October 22-27, 2017. This is a 6-day program which includes 5 nights of accommodations, 11 meals, 5 expert-led lectures, 9 expert-led field trips, an experienced group leader, and the Road Scholar Assurance Plan. Learn more about this Program at www.roadscholar.org.

Enjoy these photos of Program 22629: Signature City Louisville: Baseball, Bourbon & Horseracing from October 22-27, 2017. This is a 6-day program which includes 5 nights of accommodations, 11 meals, 5 expert-led lectures, 9 expert-led field trips, an experienced group leader, and the Road Scholar Assurance Plan. Learn more about this Program at www.roadscholar.org.

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/22629/signature-city-louisville-baseball-bourbon-and-horseracing/itinerary...
09/28/2017
Signature City Louisville: Baseball, Bourbon & Horseracing

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Today, CEA's Road Scholar group had the backstretch breakfast at Churchill Downs. We were joined by a retired jockey who spoke to our group. We are now visiting the Kentucky Derby Museum with an expert. This afternoon we will visit the Muhammad Ali Museum. This is Program 22629: Signature City Louisville: Baseball, Bourbon & Horseracing. This is a 6-day program which includes 5 nights of accommodations, 11 meals, 5 expert-led lectures, 9 expert-led field trips, an experienced group leader, and the Road Scholar Assurance Plan. Learn more about this Program at www.roadscholar.org.

Dive into Louisville to discover its heritage of baseball and bourbon, and learn about the legendary Kentucky Derby with an exclusive visit to the massive Churchill Downs racetrack.

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/1384/the-best-of-st-simons-sapelo-jekyll-an-island-hopping-adventureToday,...
09/26/2017
The Best of St. Simons, Sapelo, Jekyll: An Island-Hopping Adventure

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Today, CEA's Road Scholar group island hops over to Jekyll Island, Georgia. This is Program 1384: The Best of St. Simons, Sapelo, Jekyll: An Island-Hopping Adventure . This is a 6-day program
which includes 5 nights of accommodations, 13 meals, 4 expert-led lectures, 6 expert-led field trips, an experienced group leader, and the Road Scholar Assurance Plan. Learn more about this Program at www.roadscholar.org.

Discover the storied history of Georgia’s Atlantic Coast islands as you visit Civil War forts, grand homes, historic lighthouses and learn about island ecology from a marine biologist.

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/21979/music-cities-usa-nashville-memphis-new-orleansToday, CEA welcomes a ...
09/25/2017
Music Cities USA: Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans

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Today, CEA welcomes a Road Scholar group to Nashville, Tennessee. Program 21979: Music Cities USA: Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans. This is a 10-day program. It includes 9 nights of accommodations, 19 meals, 7 expert-led lectures, 13 expert-led field trips, 6 performances, an experienced group leader, and the Road Scholar Assurance Plan. Learn more about this Program at www.roadscholar.org.

From the historic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville to legendary Beale Street in Memphis and the iconic jazz of New Orleans, join us for a learning adventure that will be music to your ears.

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/21267/the-great-smokies-by-train-day-trips-in-georgia-north-carolina-and-t...
08/18/2017
The Great Smokies by Train: Day Trips in Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee

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CEA looks forward to welcoming groups in Asheville, NC and Hiawassee, GA on Sunday. Both groups will be in great position to view the solar eclipse. Learn more about these Programs at www.roadscholar.org.

Program 21267: The Great Smokies by Train: Day Trips in Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee

Program 21758: Signature City Asheville: The Biltmore Estate, the Vanderbilts and the Arts

Ride historic rails across scenic mountains and learn about three great Southern cities as you discover Appalachian culture, Cherokee heritage, traditional music and regional cuisine.

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08/10/2017
Signature City Asheville: The Biltmore Estate, the Vanderbilts and the Arts

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CEA is looking forward to kicking off the Fall season on Sunday, August 13 in Asheville, North Carolina. This is Road Scholar Program 21758: Signature City Asheville: The Biltmore Estate, the Vanderbilts and the Arts. It is a 5 night/6 day program. Highlights include exploring the River Arts District, experiencing a glass blowing demo, a scenic drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway, and a visit to the Biltmore Estate. Included in the Program are 12 meals, 7 expert-led lectures, 12 expert-led field trips, 1 performance, an experienced group leader, customary gratuities, and Road Scholar Assurance Plan. This program will run 5 times this Fall and is a great way to experience the great city of Asheville! Learn more at www.roadscholar.org.

Discover Asheville’s unique qualities as you join experts to explore Art Deco and Arts and Crafts architecture, delve into the arts district, and learn the story of this American gem.

After an overnight experience for the grandkids at Zoo Atlanta earlier this week, today grandkids and grandparents visit...
07/13/2017
Intergenerational Adventure: World’s Largest Aquarium, Zoo Overnight & More!

After an overnight experience for the grandkids at Zoo Atlanta earlier this week, today grandkids and grandparents visit the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, The Georgia Aquarium on Road Scholar Program 9577: Intergenerational Adventure: World’s Largest Aquarium, Zoo Overnight & More! CEA began this Road Scholar Program on Sunday, July 9. It is a 5 night/6 day program which stays in Buckhead, an uptown district of Atlanta. Another incredible learning adventure for both grandparents and grandchildren. Learn more at www.roadscholar.org.

http://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/9577/intergenerational-adventure-world-s-largest-aquarium-zoo-overnight-and-more

Enjoy a big adventure in Atlanta as you explore the world’s largest Aquarium, uncover dinosaurs at the Fernbank Museum and learn about nocturnal animals on an overnight at the zoo!

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/06/travel/cumberland-island-georgia-national-seashore.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepa...
06/21/2017
On a Georgia Island, a Lot of Good Food and Plenty of Nothing

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Great article by the New York Times on Cumberland Island. CEA operates several Road Scholar programs which visit this incredible island including Programs 1379 and 11603. For the opportunity to stay at the Historic Greyfield Inn, check out Program 1379. This Program is of incredible value. Expert led. For more information visit www.roadscholar.org.

Cumberland Island offers memorable meals, fine fishing, wild horses, empty beaches and a rich history.

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/17691/chattanooga-for-grands-from-trains-and-mountains-to-an-aquarium-slee...
06/19/2017
Chattanooga For Grands: From Trains and Mountains to an Aquarium Sleepover

https://www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/17691/chattanooga-for-grands-from-trains-and-mountains-to-an-aquarium-sleepover

One of two Road Scholar Programs which CEA began yesterday. Program 17691: Chattanooga For Grands: From Trains and Mountains to an Aquarium Sleepover is a 5 night/6 day program which stays in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This is another CEA operated Road Scholar Intergenerational Program which is designed for grandparents and their grandchildren. Learn more at www.roadscholar.org.

Explore all Chattanooga has to offer as you and your grandchild ride a historic train, experience a space simulator, visit an underground waterfall and spend a night in the aquarium.

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