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Agenda and Handouts from Hiking Group Meetings on March 3, and March 10

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Hiking groupmeetings

  1. 1. Hiking Group Meetings March 3, and March 10 http://tinyurl.com/cms-Yosemite
  2. 2. March 3 - Agenda <ul><li>Agenda: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Take attendance. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Send an email to [email_address] .com with any </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students that are absent or not wearing hiking boots. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You can collect an email list if you like for later use, e.g. photo distribution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Chaperone Introduction & Group Icebreaker </li></ul><ul><li>3. Review the handout </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specifically note NO Shorts, NO Sandals on Bus, Camp or on Trail. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review Gratuity for YI instructors and Housekeeping staff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review other ACTION items for students for next week. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>4. Answer Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. March 3 - Student Handout Hiking Group Meeting 1 – March 3, 2011 Time: 12:40-1:10 p.m. Equipment Information: 1. Review the equipment list and start gathering the items you’ll take with you. 2. Make sure to pack all toiletries (shampoo, soap, makeup, deodorant, lip balm, sunscreen, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.) in a clearly labeled bag you can remove from your luggage. You will need to store this in the bear box at all times. 3. Mittens are good, but waterproof gloves are okay. 4. Pack new gaiters with tags on and in the original package so that you can return them if they are not needed. NO SHORTS, NO SANDALS on the Bus, in Camp, or on the Trail. Shorts can be worn in your tent only. Sandals can be taken to the shower building, but wear shoes/boots when walking to and from there. To Do List for next week - Bring your rain gear and bandana next week. - Bring $3-$5 cash for Yosemite Instructor and Housekeeping Bookmark http: //tinyurl . com/cms-Yosemite for your parents. Follow us at @yotrip or Get updates via SMS (text messages) by texting follow yotrip to 40404
  4. 4. March 10 Agenda Hiking Group Meeting 2 – March 10, 2011 Time: 12:40-1:10 p.m. Agenda: 1. Take attendance – business items Send an email to [email_address] .com with any Students that are absent or not wearing hiking boots. Collect and Track Money collected from HG Check if rain gear present and appropriate Check if bandana present 2. Review Journal Rubric/Expectations When/Where you plan to pickup and return. 3. Review the Departure Notes – 4. Packing Tips – pack with bags inside of bags (separate clean/dirty). Carry what is required; extras weigh you down. Clearly label all bags. 5. Answer Questions Handouts Provided - Departure Notes - Bagged Journals o Rubric o Daypack items
  5. 5. Departure Notes
  6. 6. Arrival Information Bus Assignment (Same both directions). ____________(e.g. A) Rotation Name: _______________(e.g. Trees) Hiking Group Name: ____________(e.g. Sequoias) Chaperone Name: ______________(e.g. Gragnola) Record your key information in your journal and here for your parents. (Leave this sheet at home for them): Arrival: Between 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, 2011. (Please do not park your car at the loading curb.) Follow us on twitter: Follow us at @yotrip or Get updates via SMS (text messages) by texting follow yotrip to 40404 Regular updates while we are there on the trip web site!