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Senior Citizen activities, field trips, international tours scheduled
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Seniors Engaging in Arts, Recreation, Culture and Hyperspace (SEARCH) is a special program focusing on providing enrichment opportunities for participants in a wide variety of activities.

Seniors who wish to participate in activities should call the Continuing Education Coordinator for further information and to be put on a mailing list. Activities include field trips to sites of interest around Texas to historical sites, museums, archeological digs and bird watching sites. Tours include day trips around the area, long tours in the U. S. and international guided tours. Proceeds benefit CBC students.

Currently scheduled tours follow. More tours may be added in response to SEARCH member requests.

Switzerland-Austria-Oberammergau

Travel to Europe with Coastal Bend College. From July 19 to July 28, 2010, SEARCH tourists will visit Bavaria. Every ten years the German Community of Oberammergau hosts a Passion Play. Although this is the highlight of the trip, tourists also will explore Engleberg, Bern and Lucerne, Switzerland; Innsbruck and Salzburg, Austria; and the Bavarian region of Germany. Sign up for the trip at CBC Lott Canada Facility at 900 W. Corpus Christi Street, Hwy 59 West, in Beeville, or call (361)362-2633. Proceeds from SEARCH travel go into scholarships for CBC students.

Beijing

Coastal Bend College SEARCH will tour Beijing Nov. 1-9, 2009. The trip includes excursions to the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, the Valley of the Tombs, the Temple of Heaven, the Beijing Zoo, home of the famous pandas, and an optional tour to the Terra-Cotta Warriors Museum. Sign up for the trip at CBC Lott Canada Facility at 900 W. Corpus Christi Street, Hwy 59 West, in Beeville, or call (361)362-2633. Proceeds from SEARCH travel go into scholarships for CBC students.

Discover Tuscany

Coastal Bend College SEARCH will tour the Tuscan region of Italy March 11-20, 2010. The tour begins and ends in Rome with trips to Assisi, Montecatini Terme, Florence, San Gimignano, Siena, and the Pitti Palace in Florence. Sign up for the trip at CBC Lott Canada Facility at 900 W. Corpus Christi Street, Hwy 59 West, in Beeville, or call (361)362-2633. Proceeds from SEARCH travel go into scholarships for CBC students.

Canadian Rockies

Coastal Bend College SEARCH will ride through the Canadian Rockies during an eight-day excursion to Calgary and the surrounding area. Some highlights of the Sept. 11-18, 2010 trip include Glacier National Park, Athabasca Falls and Columbia Icefields. Sign up for the trip at CBC Lott Canada Facility at 900 W. Corpus Christi Street, Hwy 59 West, in Beeville, or call (361)362-2633. Proceeds from SEARCH travel go into scholarships for CBC students.
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