Coordinated by:
Distance & Continuing Education
Missouri University of Science & Technology
216 Centennial Hall
300 W. 12th Street
Rolla, MO  65409-1560
Phone:  573-341-6222
Fax:  573-341-4992

Companion Program

A companion program will be available for anyone traveling with symposium attendees. The activity cost is $10 per day plus meals. You can choose any one day or you may want to attend all three days. All meals are at your own expense.

  • Proposed itinerary events are subject to change without notice.
  • Events are rain or shine.
  • Events will require walking and may involve public transportation.
  • When registering, please note whether you will be bringing children under 5 years of age and/or if you will need handicap accommodations.


Monday - April 27, 2015

Morning: Celestial Seasonings factory tour
Come tour the amazing Celestial Seasonings tea factory in our beautiful hometown of Boulder, Colorado. There's so much to see and do – and we promise to Make Every Moment Celestial® while you’re here!

Lunch: Celestial Seasonings Cafe  (at your own expense)
Come join us after your tour in the Celestial Café. We serve fresh, nutritious, home-cooked meals in a warm and inviting atmosphere filled with beautiful Celestial Seasonings artwork.

Afternoon: Leanin' Tree Museum
The Leanin’ Tree Museum of Western Art in Boulder, Colorado, exhibits the private art collection of Ed Trumble, Founder and Chairman of Leanin’ Tree, publisher of fine art greeting cards since 1949. His collection was born of a passion for American western art that has spanned seven decades. The scope and quality of this rare collection will surprise you!

Dinner: Rembrandt Yard - No children allowed under age 16. Dinner is at your own expense - a dinner ticket must be purchased under the Guest Options portion of the Symposium registration form.

Tuesday - April 28, 2015

Breakfast:  The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse  (at your own expense)
The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse is nestled against the Rocky Mountain Foothills in Boulder Colorado. Sitting alongside Boulder Creek in Central Park, the Teahouse is considered one of Boulder’s most attractive and popular tourist attractions, as well as being a local favorite for great food, tea, and atmosphere.

Morning:  Explore Pearl Street
Come enjoy the beautiful Pearl Street Mall, Pearl Street’s East End & West End and everywhere else in between. With over 300 sunny days yearly and upwards of 1,000 businesses (85 percent of which are locally owned and operated) it’s easy to Love the Local™ in Downtown Boulder year-round!

Lunch: The Kitchen  (at your own expense)
The Kitchen is a community bistro located in historic downtown Boulder, CO, open seven days a week. The Kitchen opened its doors to the community in March 2004 and was the first location in its growing family of restaurants.

Afternoon:  Explore Boulder (on your own)

Wednesday - April 29, 2015

Morning:  Explore Boulder (on your own)

Lunch: Chautauqua Dining Hall  (at your own expense)
The Chautauqua Dining Hall has been a Boulder tradition since 1898. Savor spectacular views from the enchanting wraparound porch while enjoying fresh, Colorado bistro cuisine at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily year-round, the Dining Hall offers a full bar with local beers and great wines to complement your meal. View menus here.

Dinner:  Banquet - St. Julien Hotel at the Symposium. Dinner is at your own expense - a dinner ticket must be purchased under the Guest Options portion of the Symposium registration form.