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Elderhostel, Inc.

AKA Road Scholar

Boston, MA

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Elderhostel, Inc.

Also Known As:
Road Scholar
Physical Address:
Boston, MA 02111 1746
EIN:
04-2632526
Web URL:
www.roadscholar.org
Blog URL:
blog.roadscholar.org
Leadership:
Mr. James Moses
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Fiscal Year Starting: Oct 1, 2009
Fiscal Year Ending: Sept 30, 2010
Revenue
Total Revenue $155,375,270
Expenses
Total Expenses $156,101,021

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Basic Organization Information

Elderhostel, Inc.

Also Known As:
Road Scholar
Physical Address:
Boston, MA 02111 1746
EIN:
04-2632526
Web URL:
www.roadscholar.org 
Blog URL:
blog.roadscholar.org 
NTEE Category:
B Educational Institutions 
B60 Adult, Continuing Education 
N Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics 
N99 Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities N.E.C. 
B Educational Institutions 
B99 Education N.E.C. 
Ruling Year:
1978 

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Mission Statement

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Leadership (GuideStar ExchangeThe GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to regularly update key information directly to GuideStar. It provides richer and broader information about their programs, impact, finances, people and more. May, 2012)

Mr. James Moses

Term:

Since Jan 1979

Profile:

James Moses joined Elderhostel in 1979 and was named Registrar later that year. He was named the first Director of International Programs at Elderhostel in 1985, was promoted to Vice President of International Programs in 1996, and assumed responsibility for all Elderhostel programs worldwide in 1998 when he became Vice President of Programs. In 2000, he was named Senior Vice President responsible for Marketing, Program Development, Registration and Program Operations. In October 2001, he became Chief Operating Officer and Acting President and was named President and Chief Executive Officer in March 2002.

Leadership Statement:

I have devoted my professional life to Elderhostel and it continues to be a privilege to be involved with the extraordinary people for whom Elderhostel is an important part of life. We work harder than ever to offer life-changing and enriching opportunities, to stimulate learning and to enhance the perception of older adults as vital members of society who have much to offer. As I look forward, I can't help but look back to the core values that have guided Elderhostel programming through the years. Those core values are even more important today: exceptional learning experiences, good value, and extraordinary participants. Our participants' warmth and wealth of knowledge combine to make for an unmatched time for growth and friendship -- the best of what education should be.



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Program: Educational Travel Programs

Budget:
$148,233,539
Category:
Education
Population Served:
Adults
Female Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
Male Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Program Description:

Program Long-Term Success:

Since its founding in 1975, Road Scholar has enrolled more than 5 million participants in its educational adventures worldwide. Elderhostel seeks to promote well-being for America’s maturing population through intellectually engaging Road Scholar programs that foster fellowship and friendship among people seeking a greater understanding of the world and themselves. Road Scholar Programs provide older adults with the opportunity to explore the world and a world of ideas – thinking, learning and understanding as lifelong learners and engaged global thinkers. Elderhostel is committed to continually developing new program experiences to reflect the changing realities and emerging trends of our ever-changing world.

Program Short-Term Success:

In 2010, 98,000 participants experienced a Road Scholar learning adventure

Program Success Monitored by:

Every participant recieves a survey of their Road Scholar program that evaluates more than a dozen aspects of the the program experience from the pre-enrollment communications to the qualtiy of the education; the balance of lectures; the level of physical activity; etc.

Program Success Examples:

In 2010, surveys of program participants showed: 90% of particpants learned something new 85% met interesting fellow participants 45% were revitalized by their program experience 25% stepped outside their comfort zone 20% changed their perspective on the world 15% fulfilled a lifelong dream


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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

Elderhostel’s not-for-profit mission to empower older adults through learning is as vital as ever. America’s population is growing older as the first wave of the Baby Boom generation turns 65. And Elderhostel is excited to serve this new community of lifelong learners, inspired by the belief that our older years are the perfect time to pursue our dreams of learning about the world around us — learning for learning’s sake alone.   Elderhostel offers 7,000 Road Scholar programs in all 50 states and 150 countries each year. More than 5 million participants have experienced a program since our founding in 1975. 90% of Road Scholar participants report that they learned something new on their program.

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