Sponsors Bob Christian Kris Clark Deandra Coil Amy Farris Karen Horne Debbie Howard Chuck Abell Laura Blosser Jerry Bread Sally Bread Brenda Burkett
Sponsors Diane Schroeder Eric Schroeder Jeanne Stenis Deirdre Ward David Williams Gail Williams Judy Williams Tammie Williams Ellen Kozlowski Eric Kozlowski James Magno Leila Magno Brook Meiller Anne Ross Cindy Scarberry
Tentative Schedule Tue 23 Wed 24 Thu 25 Fri 26 Sat 27 Sun 28 1:30 Load Truck 8:00 ish Breakfast 7:00 ish Breakfast 7:00 ish Breakfast 7:00 ish Breakfast 8:00 ish Breakfast 6:45 Meet in Band Room 8:00 ish Arrive at hotel 8:00 ish Day at the park 8:00 ish Day at the park 8:00 ish Day at the park 8:00 Load bus and depart 9:00 ish Dinner/Room/ Swim, etc Possible Performance Return to Hotel / clean up pack / leave 8:00 ish Unload bus and go home
What is provided? Breakfast (Wed - Mississippi?) Breakfast (Sun - Mississippi?) Breakfast (Thu-Sat - at the Hotel) Lunch/Dinner at the park (meal card) Transportation, Tickets, Performances Movies, Games, Books, Water, Snacks on the bus (and you can bring stuff, too!) Luggage Tags, lanyards
What to pack? Weather appropriate clothing Travel clothes Good walking shoes Whatever you need for the park - remember, there are metal detectors, guards, etc. Nothing special for the performances Money for souvenirs, extras
Pack efficiently Load the bus Stay with a group Stay in rooms of the same sex ONLY Be courteous and considerate of others Keep up with your own stuff Room checks - before, during, after & each night Bus Behavior Sit in a seat Listen to your own music - no speakers Bring movies (PG-13 or less) Be courteous and considerate of others Use the bathroom at rest stops (quickly) Students -- DOs
All School Rules are in effect at all times No Drugs No Alcohol No Tobacco Students -- DON’Ts
Pack efficiently Assist loading the bus Assist loading/unloading the truck Know the kids in your group Have cell phone numbers of your group at all times Room check at beginning, middle and end of trip Get kids up in the morning Check rooms at night RELAX!!!! Need help: First Aid Kit Music cases Repair Kits Cell numbers of your group Cell numbers of directors Sponsors -- DOs
All School Rules are in effect at all times No Drugs No Alcohol No Tobacco Sponsors -- DON’Ts
Some thoughts for Sponsors None of this is intended to be insulting, but I’ve been on about 40 school trips…..
Traveling as a group Not the same as traveling with your family Group needs to come first Moving/Feeding/Performing/Dealing with 230 people - things can move quickly - you can be the reason they do
PLEASE Be early Have your kids be early Be early Have your kids be courteous Be early Look for what our kids might need Bring large problems to the directors Get to know the kids - they’re pretty cool! BE EARLY!!!!!