Welcome and intro.• Mr. Paul Ford • There will be other – 19th year teaching in staff members the district. traveling (male and – 7th grade Math female) teacher. – Mrs. Burch – Led the trip to DC • 20th year in the district. since 1999
Dates• Trip departs on Sunday, June 9th• Returns on Wednesday evening, June 12th.• Fly out of Green Bay to Baltimore/ Washington Int’l. airport• Trip is four days, three nights• Split flights based on size• Possible options???
Worldstrides• Full-service tour company.• I have used them exclusively for 14 years.• Staff is with us 24 hours a day• On-site coordinator at hotel• Tour guide with us always• On-site nightly chaperones• Doctors on-call program• Coach-bus driver is assigned only to us.
Typical Day• Hot breakfast buffet at 7:30 a.m.• On the bus by 8:30• Arlington Cemetery: Changing of the guards• Pentagon Memorial• Lunch• Capitol Hill- Supreme Court- Library of Congress• National Archives• Dinner• WW II Memorial• Hotel
Nuts and Bolts• Program price includes everything – $1,231 • Hot meal each day – Hotel Breakfast buffet – Lunch @ Mall or Food court – Dinner at various restaurants or vouchers • Airfare • Hotel accommodations • Motor coach bus • Tour guide • Night chaperone/ security • Any entrance fees
Who can travel?• Students in 7th or 8th grade• Parent(s)• Siblings (age appropriate) if accompanied by parents
Scholarships/ Fundraising• I have worked very hard to control costs.• Prices for the DC area of gone up 8%• FLAG scholarship available. Varies based on income (up to $85,000).• Seroogy’s fundraiser (if interested)
Fundraising/ payment options• Some schools base their trip on thirds. – Parents/ grandparents pay a third – Student works throughout the year for a third – Fundraise a third. – Each third represents about $400.00
Maximum travelers…• Our typical trip has 50 people traveling.
Additional Questions???• Don’t hesitate to contact me via email…• firstname.lastname@example.org• Call 822-6568