Presentation on theme: "32 nd Annual German American Partnership Program Exchange Trip to Homberg, ~ June 18 th -July 9 th 2014. GAPP German American Partnership Program."— Presentation transcript:
32 nd Annual German American Partnership Program Exchange Trip to Homberg, ~ June 18 th -July 9 th GAPP German American Partnership Program
Included in Price Depart June 18 Return July 9 All air and ground transportation covered Chaperone’s Costs Air, Hotel, Program Expenses, Misc. Insurance Liability Medical Dental Travel
Not Included In Price Passports Luggage Souvenirs Meals purchased on own Spending Money Individual Initiative Expenses Transportation to and from airport in Minneapolis
Extras not included Travel Agent Cost ($50) Some Museum and site entrance fees Tips for bus drivers and others ($20) Travel Agent Provided Insurance ~ $68.00
Costs Payments are Made to Golden Eagle Travel & Tours Excelsior Blvd. Excelsior, MN fax $2900 Depends on Economy -$50 October sign up
Cancellation $300 down payment not refundable. Down payment to Norb Huber GAPP Exchange Remainder of funds paid less any amounts charged by and not refundable from airlines reservations already made and paid in Germany. Program expenses Reinstatement fee is $150. Late payments result in a $25 fee or cancellation
Payment Schedule $300 down payment, by Nov. 1 st 2013 $1,500.00Dec. 1, 2013 Balance ($1,000ish) Feb. 1, 2014 Late payment fee of $25 must be include if payments are made after dates above!
We Host the Germans Required for participation Students are from Homberg’s Theodor Heuss-Schule 18 Students 1 Chaperone Leave Germany for Chicago Mar (4 days) Leave Chicago for MSP April ? We pickup at airport Stay here for ~3 weeks until April ?
Hosting Requirements A desire to see our lives through the eyes of a guest student Parents act as parents for exchange students Room and board Not always a room of their own A bed of their own and privacy
Pre Trip Requirements Secure Passport on time Attend all pre trip meetings Usually one per month Do all homework assignments and readings Attend homeroom meetings in Germany Ask lots of questions Keep an open mind
Other Very safe and controlled Stay with family Learn culture Learn language Students are under MN State HS League Rules No alcohol consumption Students sent home at parents expense School consequences
Requirements 4 Page Family and Personal Information for Placement with pictures Letter of introduction to family in German 4 Pages of legal forms to be notarized Rules Liability Health emergency Emergency contact