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Power Point for Parent/Student 8th Grade Trip meeting on September 29, 2010.

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  1. 1. 8th Grade Trip 2011<br />Parent Meeting<br />
  2. 2. When is the trip?<br />Monday, May 23rdthrough Friday, May 27th<br />
  3. 3. How much will it cost?<br />Between $300 and $400 <br />unknown until I know the exact number of people going <br />Parents are welcome and encouraged to come along<br />Cost drops with more people!<br />
  4. 4. Destination<br />Michigan!<br />Empire: Sleeping Bear Dunes<br />Mackinac City and Mackinac Island<br />Traverse City: Great Wolf Lodge<br />Grayling: Hartwick Pines<br />Kalkaska: Camp Tapico<br />Suttons Bay: Inland Seas<br />
  5. 5. How will we travel?<br />
  6. 6. What’s on the Itinerary?<br />Canoe trip<br />2-4 hour trip down the beautiful Manistee River <br />COPE course<br />Team building activities/games first<br />Obstacle course 40 feet up!<br />Hartwick Pines and Logging Museum<br />1-2 guided trail tour <br />Oldest trees in Michigan<br />
  7. 7. Continued…Itinerary<br />Great Wolf Lodge<br />stay Thursday night<br />Indoor water park in Traverse City<br />Free beach towel<br />Movie and popcorn night<br />Arcade tokens<br />2 days of water park usage<br />Italian Dinner buffet <br />Breakfast buffet<br />
  8. 8. Continued…Itinerary<br />Full day at Mackinac Island<br />2 hour carriage tour of the island <br />Tour Fort Mackinac<br />Lunch in groups<br />Rent bikes and tour island in groups<br />Sleeping Bear Dunes<br />Located in Empire Michigan<br />Dune climb<br />Panoramic view<br />Scenic drive<br />
  9. 9. Continued…Itinerary<br />Inland Seas (Sutton’s Bay)<br />4 hours on the bay<br />Great Lakes stewardship program<br />Kids learn through hands on experiences (ecology, history, geography, geology, biology, chemistry and meteorology)<br />
  10. 10. Will extra $ be needed?<br />Money will be needed for a few meals not included in the total cost of the trip<br />fast food lunches on the road <br />lunch on Mackinac Island<br />
  11. 11. Trip Contract<br />Contract will need to be signed by both parents and students.<br />You can print a copy from Mrs. Hanna’s Class Page<br />
  12. 12. Fundraising<br />Renee’ Bowen and Barb Dangler will be organizing the fundraisers for this year<br />Trip Balance will be due early in May<br />
  13. 13. More Questions? <br />