Pacific Union College is offering three interesting and educational tours during the summer and fall of 1997. Dr. Gordon Thomas, professor emeritus of history, is leading two tours: one to the British Isles and the other to the Panama Canal. And PUC graduate Rob Stretter, '95, is leading a visit to the annual Shakespeare festival in Ashland, Oregon.
Britain & Ireland
From July 8 to 23, Gordon Thomas will conduct a tour of Britain and Ireland. The itinerary includes Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, the panoramic Ring of Kerry, Dublin, the north coast of Wales, England's Lake District, Edinburgh, York, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford, Windsor, and London. The price for the Britain and Ireland tour is $3,098 per person, which includes round trip airfare, accommodations in first-class hotels, and most breakfasts and dinners. Three units of college credit are available for a $105 tuition fee.
Shakespeare Festival at Ashland
Rob Stretter will lead a visit to the annual Shakespeare festival in Ashland, Oregon, August 11-15. Participants will attend four of Shakespeare's plays: As You Like It, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Timon of Athens, and King Lear; take a backstage tour; meet an actor; and discuss the plays. The $245 base price includes theater tickets and accommodations at a youth hostel. Two or three units of college credit are available for a tuition fee of $190 per unit. Those taking the course for credit pay a discounted base price of $200. The deposit deadline is March 14.
Panama Canal Cruise
From October 8-24, Gordon Thomas will lead a tour of the Panama Canal, the Caribbean, and the Mexican Riviera, on board the Celebrity Cruise Lines ship Horizon. Inside cabin prices are $2,475 per person, and outside cabins are $2,675 per person. These prices include round trip airfare as well as port fees. Three units of college credit are available for a $105 tuition fee.