Tour vs. Vacation Educational Experience For the students Performance based Money Management Getting along with others Getting along without mom and dad Reward
Things to get done before we go Conduct Contract, Medical Info Form & Emergency Form due Friday, December 18 Both parent & student must sign Attach insurance card (photocopy ok) Returned by this Friday 12/18
Things to do………………cont. Uniform Do they fit? Are they hung up? Are they clean? Do you have a garment bag? Black socks Boxer shorts & Conquest of Gold shirt Shoes Plumes (in garment bag) Gloves
Load Instruments December 22 (not 23 rd as in the booklet) After school (3-4 pm) All instruments except Flutes and Clarinets Need parents’ help!
We need parent help! Check instruments 6-10 parents 12/22 from 2:30 – 4 pm Repair instrument latches 1-3 parents TBD Trailer driver 1 parent 12/27 at 5:30 am Check luggage/carryons 10-12 parents 12/27 – 5:30 am
Required Rehearsals Tuesday, 12/15 3-6 pm Wednesday 12/16 3-4:30 pm Friday 12/18 3-6 pm These rehearsals have been worked out with show choir directors.
Hawaii Tour Itinerary Cedar Rapids Jefferson Band of Blue Holiday Bowl Itinerary
Sunday, December 27 Everyone arrives at Jefferson. Check suitcases/carryons. 5:30 am Everyone arrives at Jefferson. Check suitcases/carryons. Depart for CID 6:45 am Depart for CID
9:00 AMFlight departs for San Diego 11:30 AM(PST) Arrive in San Diego NoonTo the beach! Picnic lunch included. 4:30 PMTransfer to Hotel. Check in. Sunday, December 27
HOTEL Crowne Plaza San Diego 2270 Hotel Circle North San Diego, CA 92108 (619) 297-1101 Sunday, December 27
6:30 PMTransfer to Old Town. “Nice” meal on your own. 9:00 PMTransfer to Hotel. Staff/chaperone meeting. 10:00 PMRoom check. 10:30 PMLights out! Sunday, December 27
7:00 AMBreakfast (provided). 8:30 AMDepart for mass band practice at Olympia High School. 11:00 AMTransfer to San Diego Zoo. Lunch on your own at zoo. 4:00 PMPicnic at zoo (provided) Monday, December 28
5:00 PMZoo closes. Transfer to Seaport Village. 9:00 PMTransfer to hotel. 10:00 PMRoom check 10:30 PmLight’s out! Monday, December 28
6:30 AMBreakfast (provided) 7:30 AMDepart for mass band rehearsal. 8:00 AMMass Band rehearsal at Olympia High School. 11:00 AMDepart for Sea World. Lunch on your own. Dinner and dance provided. 10:30 PMDepart for hotel. 11:00 PMRoom check 11:30 PMLights out! Tuesday, December 29
7:00 AMBreakfast provided. 8:00 AMDepart for Holiday Bowl Big Bay Balloon Parade 10:00 AMParade followed by lunch (provided). 3:00 PMTransfer to Qualcom Stadium. 5:00 PMHoliday Bowl Game & halftime performance! Dinner on your own at stadium. Transfer to hotel after game. Wednesday, December 30
8:00 AMBreakfast (provided) 9:00 AMDepart for Disneyland 11:00 AMArrive at Disneyland. Tickets and meal voucher provided. Lunch on your own. Choose between Disneyland and California Adventure. 10:00 PMDepart for hotel. Room check and lights out immediately upon arrival. Thursday, December 31
8:00 AMBreakfast (provided) 9:00 AMCheck out of hotel and departure. 10:00 AMHarbor cruise NoonDepart for airport 2:00 PMFlight departs. 8:00 PM(CST) Flight arrives at CID 9:00 PMReturn to Jefferson Friday, January 1
Time Change California time is 2 hours behind Iowa time.
Staff & Chaperones Andy Houk – Director Thad Driskell – Director Doreen Anderson– Director Liz Driskell – Band Director Mary Bunn – Band Director Dr. Arleen Zahn Houser – Doctor Laura Wheeler – Nurse Arlene Houk – Chaperone Doug Anderson – Chaperone Dennis Bunn – Chaperone Joe Fisher – Chaperone Ruth Goyer – Chaperone James Houser – Chaperone Steve Patton – Chaperone Kayleen Patton – Chaperone Mary Steger – Chaperone Marilyn Struchen – Chaperone Doug Krejci & Rod Meyer – Webmasters Carol Young & Jennifer Young – Video/Photography
What to take 1 Suitcase 1 Carryon bag (small) Uniform Instrument Photo ID Sunscreen Trip handbook Money Watch Sunglasses (opt) Camera (opt) Phone card/cell (opt) iPod (opt)