Dates and information for the 2015 Road Scholars program
will be posted soon. Please bookmark this page and check back
later. Thank you!
The Mount Saint Mary College campus offers beautiful views of the
Hudson River in Newburgh, NY.
Road Scholar: Adventures in lifelong learning at the Mount
Road Scholar, the not-for-profit leader in educational travel
since 1975, offers more than 7,000 educational programs in all 50
states and 150 countries. Mount Saint Mary College has been proudly
hosting the program since 1996.
The Mount will be conducting its popular Road Scholar (formerly
Elderhostel) program in the Hudson Valley in Summer 2014. View schedule
The sessions offered include up to a week of living on campus
with classroom instruction, meals, related field trips,
appreciation of the local arts and a lovely, scenic cruise on the
Road Scholar program welcomes local resident commuters
Classes typically take place in the morning and early afternoon.
If you are an adult, live locally and are interested in attending
as a Road Scholars commuter, you can pay a fee and enjoy all
classes, field trips, lunches and dinners.
Live out of the area? Stay on campus for the week
Adults that choose to stay on campus for any of the programs
will stay on the MSMC campus in Sakac Hall, our newest residence
hall, with beautiful views of the Hudson River.
It's so easy to
register and pay through the Road Scholars site. You can also
call 1-877-426-8056 to register.
For more information, please contact us at Road Scholar Program,
Desmond Campus of Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Road,
Newburgh, NY 12550. Call 845-565-2076, fax 845-565-4199, or email
The Sakac Residence Hall on the main campus will be used for
housing. It is air-conditioned and has private bath
Please note that the Road Scholar program is held at the
main campus of Mount Saint Mary College at 330 Powell Avenue,
Newburgh, NY 12550.
The international Road Scholar site, titled Road
Scholar: Adventures in Lifelong Learning, is located
Testimonials for the Road Scholar program
"Marvelously satisfied – learned a great deal."
"The dorms are clean and comfortable with a view of the Hudson
River that can't be beat."
“The chef and his staff went out of their way to see that my
dietary needs were more than met.”
“You are a model of caring and competence, many attendees said
this was the best Elderhostel they had ever attended.”
“We’ve attended over a dozen Elderhostels – management of this
one was the best!”
“You can tell much planning was done to have the week run so
“Coordinator George Burke is perfect in this job! He made the
whole week that much more enjoyable with humor and pertinent
“The program was wonderful – well planned and well paced – very
organized and interesting. Great coordinator – George is
“The food exceeded my expectations! Very good quality, great
selection, and very tasty."