There still is time to reserve a spot for one of Cowley College’s Golden Tigers educational trips planned in 2016.
Golden Tigers trips being offered are Sept. 29 to Concordia; Oct. 18 to Tulsa, Okla.; and Dec. 8 to Towanda.
To reserve a spot, call Margaret Neal at (620) 441-5286 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information on each of the trips follows:
- Sept. 29 — Concordia is a small town in north-central Kansas that has lots of things to see and do. The day will consist of a visit to the Orphan Train Museum, the Brown Grand Theatre, Nazareth Convent, World War II POW Camp Concordia and the Whole Wall Mural. Lunch will be served in a delightful tea room. The group will depart at 6:45 a.m. and return around 8 p.m. The cost is $50 and includes lunch.
- Oct. 18 — The first stop of the trip to Tulsa will be the Linnaeus Teaching Gardens in Woodward Park. There will be a guided tour of the gardens to learn about fall flowers and shrubs. A lunch buffet then will be offered at the Incredible Pizza restaurant. There will be time to play miniature golf, enjoy mini-bowling, drive bumper cars and more in the game room. After lunch, the group will visit the Philbrook Museum for a guided tour of one of America’s finest museums. There will be a Villa Highlights tour and a chance to view exhibits on all three floors. There also will be time for tour participants to explore on their own. The group will depart at 7 a.m. and return by 8:30 p.m. The cost is $50 and includes lunch.
- Dec. 8 — Enjoy “A Country Christmas” at the Fulton Valley Farms near Towanda, featuring a Christmas buffet with turkey, ham and all the trimmings. There also will be an opportunity to view the wooded light display and live nativity. The farm also has several live reindeer to take a picture with or pet. There is a possibility the group even might visit other holiday displays in the area. The group will depart at 4:15 p.m. and return by 10:30 p.m. The cost is $50 and includes dinner.
This information was provided by Cowley College Director of Institutional Communications and Public Relations Rama Peroo.