2012 Orlando Trip


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2012 Orlando Trip

  1. 1. 6 th Grade Orlando Trip with the ExMo Team Orlando, Florida <ul><li>Non-school-sponsored field trip </li></ul><ul><li>Approved by Laurie Norton, Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Brightspark Travel, Inc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company used for 5 th grade DC trip </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Orlando Trip Purpose <ul><li>An end-of-year opportunity for students to expand on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>knowledge by providing a hands-on learning experience related to 6 th and 7 th grade learning standards. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Orlando Trip Dates <ul><li>May 29 – Tue morning departure </li></ul><ul><li>June 2 – Sat evening arrival </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parent drop-off and pick-up at DFW </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Orlando Trip Cost <ul><li>$1693.00 per participant </li></ul><ul><li>{$130.00 Refund Guarantee Protection} </li></ul><ul><li>$1823.00 total </li></ul><ul><li>Sorry! No airline miles, upgrades, or hotel points may be applied to this package. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Orlando Trip Cost includes <ul><li>Flights </li></ul><ul><li>Meals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lunch on Day 1 through Dinner on Day 5 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4 nights Hotel Stay </li></ul><ul><li>Overnight Security Guard </li></ul><ul><li>Sightseeing Bus </li></ul><ul><li>Brightspark Guide (24-hour Service) </li></ul><ul><li>All Admissions to theme parks </li></ul>
  6. 6. Orlando Trip Cost does not include <ul><li>Souvenirs </li></ul><ul><li>Checked luggage fee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carry-on luggage only </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5 t-shirts for daily dress code </li></ul>
  7. 7. Orlando Trip Dress Code <ul><li>Mandatory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Safety = top priority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represent Highland Park, TX </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Same color t-shirt </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic shorts </li></ul><ul><li>Comfortable shoes </li></ul><ul><li>Brightspark lanyard and backpack </li></ul>
  8. 8. Orlando Trip Sample Day Itinerary <ul><li>Breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>½ day Disney Y.E.S. Program at Theme Park </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Afternoon at Theme Park </li></ul><ul><li>Dinner arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>Evening time at Theme Park </li></ul><ul><li>Bedtime </li></ul>
  9. 9. Orlando Trip Theme Parks <ul><li>Magic Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Epcot Center </li></ul><ul><li>Hollywood Studios </li></ul><ul><li>Universal Studios </li></ul>
  10. 10. Orlando Trip Educational Programs <ul><li>Disney Youth Education Series (Y.E.S.) </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>World Cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Language Arts & Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Program Video </li></ul><ul><li>MOSI Science Program </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul>
  11. 11. Orlando Trip Disney's Millennium Cultures Discover how cultural gateways have been created through technology, communication and commerce. The culturally authentic pavilions of the World Showcase serve as the backdrop for this interactive study of people and places around the world. Students learn that while cultures vary, all people share similar needs and interests in the global community. http://www.disneyyouth.com/youth-education-series/wdw/millenium-cultures?id=19047
  12. 12. Orlando Trip Disney's Team Up for Wildlife Travel throughout Disney's Animal Kingdom ® Theme Park and experience select attractions to discover how diverse people and animals respond to conservation challenges in the ever-changing world in which we live. http://www.disneyyouth.com/youth-education-series/wdw/team-up-for-wildlife?id=19061
  13. 13. Orlando Trip MOSI Science at Tampa Bay Kayak along the mangroves on a guided tour of Tampa Bay’s marine, plant, and animal wildlife, native to the Gulf Coast. Take part in the dissection of a marine animal, and spend time learning netting techniques while snorkeling in the waters off of the Florida coast.
  14. 14. Orlando Trip Hotel Accommodations <ul><li>Embassy Suites Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Room Assignments will be completed approximately 1 month prior to the trip </li></ul><ul><li>Quad Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Occupancy surcharges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Triple-$49, Double-$129, Single-$369 </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Orlando Trip Teacher Chaperones <ul><li>Rina Almarez </li></ul><ul><li>Shannon Taliaferro </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Weatherford </li></ul><ul><li>Andrea Crane </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 1:10 Student-Teacher ratio </li></ul><ul><li>Limited to 36 students </li></ul><ul><li>Wait list in case of cancellations </li></ul>
  16. 16. Orlando Trip Students <ul><li>MIS students only </li></ul><ul><li>Students will complete an online survey to help determine if the trip is a good fit </li></ul><ul><li>Students must be in good standing with MIS </li></ul><ul><li>No ISS (In-School Suspension) served </li></ul><ul><li>If asked to un-register, cancellation fees will be assessed </li></ul>
  17. 17. Orlando Trip Fees <ul><li>Cancellations for ANY reason will be subject to fees: </li></ul><ul><li>See details on flyer </li></ul><ul><li>59-21 days before tour 50% </li></ul><ul><li>20 days before tour to departure day 100% </li></ul><ul><li>Refund Guarantee Protection (RGP) $130 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guarantees a full refund, less RGP </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Orlando Trip Registration <ul><li>Opening Day– Wednesday, Nov 30, 2:00 pm </li></ul><ul><li>www.BrightsparkTravel.com </li></ul><ul><li>Booking code 5616642 </li></ul>
  19. 19. Orlando Trip Thank you for coming! <ul><li>We are excited about this opportunity and look forward to learning, Disney-style, with your child! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ExMo Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rina Almarez [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shannon Taliaferro [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sarah Weatherford [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Andrea Crane [email_address] </li></ul></ul>