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    • Southern Tour 2011
    • A Prayer
      • Dear God, we thank you for our children and for the opportunities that they have had so far in their lives.
      • Our prayer this evening is that each child has a wonderful, uplifting Canberra experience, and we pray that you will be with this group as they take another step on their exciting life journey.
      • Amen
    • Staff Attending
      • Belinda Kingston
      • Derani Dowling
      • Michael Beard
      • Michael Lister
      • Terry Gimpel
      • Zac West
      • Vanessa Williamson
    • Purpose of the Tour
      • This is a culmination of the Government studies and Sport Science Units.
      • Students will be doing a role play in Parliament House debating a bill.
      • Students will visit the Electoral Education Centre (Old Parliament House). Here they will extend their studies in democracy.
    • Science and History
      • Questacon - for those who have an inquiring mind.
      • National Museum of Australia
      • National Capital Exhibition to learn more about Canberra
      • War Memorial - Lest we forget
      • AIS - A great hit
      • Royal Australian Mint
    • And
      • Skiing
      • Mass at St Christopher ’s Cathedral
      • The National Museum
      • The National Archives
      • Embassy Tour
      • Mt Ainslie Lookout
      • Itinerary is on the Year 7 Website.
    • Departure
      • Students need to be at school at 5:15 am sharp on Sunday 28 August 2011 to leave at 5:30 am sharp.( you need to pay $10 for this trip)
      • Students need to wear Full School Tracksuit with commemorative Year Seven shirt.
      • Bring a warm jacket for when we arrive in Canberra.
      • Morning tea on Sunday needs to be provided by parents in carry on bag.
    • What size bags to bring
      • Please limit your luggage to a “carry – on” size bag. This will be stored in the luggage compartment. DO NOT OVERPACK – The children will dress in layers – and all places visited are warm
      • Hand luggage should include basic items (camera, lip salve, sunscreen etc) and a warm coat for your arrival
    • Packing
      • Please supervise - refer to the equipment list. Children need to be appropriately dressed… dressing in layers is best (eg singlet, t-shirt, shirt, coat).
      • Recycling of outer clothes is encouraged - resist the temptation to over pack. One warm coat for the week will be enough.
      • No lollies, chocolates or gum is allowed. We provide all sweets and food.
    • Packing List
      • 1 pair pj ’s
      • 1 beanie
      • 1 pair ski gloves
      • 1 pair sunglasses or ski glasses
      • Sunscreen - bring your own supply
      • 1 pair of jeans
      • 3-4 shirts
      • 1 thin jumper
      • Socks for 4 days
      • Spare pair shoes (optional)
      • Toiletries-no straightening irons, hair dryers, make-up
      • Wallet
      • no mobiles, towels or pillows
    • Don ’t Forget
      • Ski gloves
      • Sunglasses
      • Tracksuits and clean joggers. Please check - NOW.
      • Water Bottle
      • Spending Money ($30 Maximum)
      • Lip balm
    • Important Points
      • NO mobile phones or phone cards.
      • Medical Forms to Year 7 teachers.
      • Medication is to remain in original package to be given to Maureen Magee in the office.
      • Pocket money ($30) to the office no later than Friday 5 August 2011 (no credit - cheque or cash only)
      • Money for specific items at the AIS needs to be given to the office in an envelope labelled with the item and cost for what is to be purchased
      • ONLY ipods/mp3 players to be taken. No Nintendo DS or other game consoles.
    • Medication
      • The only medication/tablets/vitamins etc that children can self administer are asthma reliever puffers (Eg Ventolin, Asmol).
      • Preventative medication (Eg. Simbacort, Ceratide) must have a signed medication form.
      • Everything else must be given to the staff to administer. Permission must be sought from your doctor – this includes Paracetamol.
      • Food allergies (not preferences) - please specify so we can arrange alternate meals.
    • Arriving Home
      • Thursday 1 September 2011 at 8:30 pm at Coolangatta Airport.
      • Please arrange to have children collected from the Airport.
    • Questions???