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Orientation meeting two australia Orientation meeting two australia Presentation Transcript

  • PEOPLE TO PEOPLE AMBASSADOR PROGRAMS
  • Australian Adventure Developing Ambassadorial Spirit February 5th, 2010 Summer 2011 H 05365
  • Getting to Know You
    • Pick a jellybean… just one
  • People to People Info.
    • What do you remember about People to People…
    • Let’s Find Out!!!!!!
  • Citizenship Building: Official Visit Planning
    • Suggestions on someone with a job in the government who can come talk to us?
    • What kind of questions did you come up with to ask him/her?
  • Citizenship Building: Community Service
    • What ideas do you have???
  • Citizenship Building: Civics activity
    • How much did you learn about our government?
  • Government Comparison
    • United States
    • Democracy
    • President: Barack Obama
    • Congress: Senate and House of Representatives
    • National Anthem: Star Spangled Banner
    • Australia
    • Constitutional Monarchy
    • Prime Minister:
    • Julia Gillard
    • Parliament: Queen, Senate, House of Representatives
    • National Anthem:
    • Advance Australia Fair
  • Australian Geography/History
    • Create a map of Australia. On your map, include pictures and descriptions of information from the handouts. Be prepared to explain your drawings and poster with your fellow travelers!!
  • Break!
    • Grab something to eat and drink
    • Use the restroom
    • Be back in 10 minutes
  • What should you wear????
    • Make a visual using the magazines to show people wearing clothing that you think is appropriate and inappropriate for student ambassadors to wear.
  • Dress Code
    • Daily Activity Wear
    • Examples of appropriate daily wear during program activities include:
    • Cotton or other non-denim slacks (black, blue, stone, or khaki colored)
    • Walking shorts (the appropriate length as determined by leaders)
    • Skirts (the appropriate length as determined by leaders)
    • Capris
    • T-shirts
    • Polo shirts
    • Athletic shoes or other comfortable, sturdy walking shoes. For safety reasons, flip flops or other open-toe shoes are not recommended for daily walking
    • Note: Jeans are not recommended but are acceptable for daily wear. They are heavy, bulky, and do not dry quickly. They also prove too hot for the summer weather in many of our destinations.
  • Dress Code
    • Formal attire
    • Meetings with officials and special dinners or concerts require formal attire
      • Dress shirts, slacks, ties for boys (optional)
      • Dresses, skirts, or nice slacks for girls (still no spaghetti straps)
  • Dress Code
    • Swimwear
    • Girls: one-piece or tankini best. When packing swimwear, keep modesty in mind. Suit must be covered by clothes or wrap on the way to and from swim area. If inappropriate you will be told to wear a t-shirt over suit.
    • Boys: t-shirt must be worn at all times when on your way to and from swim area
  • Dress Code
    • Flight Travel Days
    • Required dress for flights include: Khaki colored slacks or capris, People to People polo shirt, Closed-toe, comfortable shoes
    • Note: No jeans, T-shirts, shorts, or open-toed shoes on flights.
  • Dress Code
    • Nightwear
    • Due to the potential for nightly meetings or other situations requiring you to leave your hotel room after you’ve changed into your nightwear, standards for appropriate dress need to be upheld at this time as well. Pajamas and other nightwear should be modest. For girls, pajamas should cover your body and your shoulders. Boys should wear a shirt with pajama bottoms when leaving the hotel room .
  • Dress Code
    • Inappropriate Clothing
    • Ripped or torn clothing
    • Exposed undergarments
    • Clothing with rude expressions or logos or promoting illegal activities
    • Excessively short skirts or shorts
    • Tops that show midriffs or have spaghetti straps
    • Baseball caps (while indoors)
    • Sweatpants (in public)
    • String Bikinis
    • Transparent swimwear
    • Suits that don’t adequately cover the bottom and/or chest
    • Pants that do not sit at waist
  • Discipline Policy -Delegate written statement -Discussion with leader -Loss of free time -Letter of apology -Written statement -Call home -Call to Program office -Loss of free time -Shadow leader for day -All previous responses -Early curfew -No credit -Possible removal -Contact program Office -Removal -No future participation Violation Moderate violation Serious Violation Severe Violation
  • How to Pack
    • Poor Suzie
    • More to come later
  • Travel Journal
    • Write in reflective style
      • How do you feel about topic?
      • What does it make you think?
      • How are you affected?
      • What are some alternate viewpoints?
      • What are some questions you have?
      • How has your thinking or feeling changed as you progress through the program?
    • Let me know of difficulties
    • We will practice journal writing at our next orientation meeting
  • Parent Meeting
  • Paperwork, Assignments, Tasks
    • Next meeting Saturday, March 13th from 9:30-12:30
    • Finish outstanding paperwork
    • Success contract signed
    • Increase your walking time until 1 hour is easy and comfortable
    • Online quizzes
      • Chapters 6-8 under Certification section on OnBoard
      • Daily Life and Food and Customs Quiz under the Explore Before You Go section on OnBoard
  • Paperwork, Assignments, Tasks
    • Bring five goals for yourself as a Student Ambassador in an unsealed envelope with your name on it.
    • Read handouts on clothing expectations.
    • Read Suzie’s Suitcase Saga handout and clothing expectations handout
    • Read “Standards for Success” in Student Ambassador Protocol in OnBoard
  • Communication
    • Email is mandatory – all important info is relayed this way
      • ~ Dan Wojciechowicz
      • phone: 440-862-1818
      • email: [email_address]
  • Phone tree
    • Used mainly during travel
    • Please look over and let me know of any updates/changes today before you leave.
  • Community Service Reminder
    • Our topics are narrowed down to…
  • Packing Expectations
    • Only 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on
    • Suitcase max – 54 inches (H+L+W)
    • Max suitcase weight – 44 lbs
    • Carry-on max – 39 inches (H+L+W)
    • Max carry-on weight – 11 lbs
    • Make sure you have P2P luggage tag and your bag is clearly marked
  • Packing Expectations
    • Liquids in suitcase in a bag to avoid spillage
    • Leave extra room in suitcase to ‘expand’ as you travel
    • Try to live out of suitcase for 1 week before you leave to ensure you have everything
    • Take extra zip-lock bags for dirty clothes, wet clothes, emergencies (spills, breaks, etc)
  • Packing Expectations (tsa.gov)
    • In your carry-on
      • All liquids and gels in one zip-lock baggie (toothpaste, contact solution, etc.)
        • cannot be larger than quart size
        • Liquids no more than 3oz.
      • No scissors, sharp objects, etc.
      • Lithium batteries and other batteries – must be in carry-on. Extras must be in sealable plastic bags.
      • Change of clothes in case of lost luggage
      • Gel shoe inserts - not permitted
      • Snow globes and decorations regardless of size or amount of liquid inside.
  • Money
    • We will have someone come to our last meeting in May to exchange money/get debit card
  • Bon Voyage Gathering
    • Gathering will take place on Tuesday, June 14th. More information will come at a later date.
  • Wrap-Up
    • Please check your email regularly – all important info comes this way
    • I will be sending a link to the full PowerPoint from today’s meeting later in the week for you to look through.
    • Feel free to contact us with ANY questions or concerns! That is what we am here for 