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Washington dc trip

  1. 1. Washington DC trip June 9, 10, 11, 12 2013
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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???
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. Highlights of the trip–Holocaust Museum
  6. 6. US Capitol Building
  7. 7. Ford’s Theatre
  8. 8. Smithsonian Complex• Air and Space Museum• American Indian Museum• Natural History Museum• Museum and Sculpture garden
  9. 9. Arlington CemeteryTomb of the Unknown Soldier
  10. 10. Memorials• FDR• Jefferson• Lincoln• WW I• WW II• Korean• Vietnam• Einstein
  11. 11. Pentagon
  12. 12. National Archives
  13. 13. Einstein
  14. 14. White House
  15. 15. Spy Museum
  16. 16. Washington Monument
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. 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
  19. 19. Who can travel?• Students in 7th or 8th grade• Parent(s)• Siblings (age appropriate) if accompanied by parents
  20. 20. 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)
  21. 21. 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
  22. 22. Maximum travelers…• Our typical trip has 50 people traveling.
  23. 23. Additional Questions???• Don’t hesitate to contact me via email…• paford@pulaskischools.org• Call 822-6568

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