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Calgary Student Visit 2005

Calgary Student Visit 2005. Zebulon, Georgia Corning, Iowa Monsey, New York Tonto Basin, Arizona. Dauphin, Manitoba Vanderhoof, B.C. Calgary, Alberta. Participating Schools. Zapopan, Jalisco. Calgary Student Visit. Details 8 students and 2 teachers from each school

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Calgary Student Visit 2005

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  1. Calgary Student Visit 2005

  2. Zebulon, Georgia Corning, Iowa Monsey, New York Tonto Basin, Arizona Dauphin, Manitoba Vanderhoof, B.C. Calgary, Alberta Participating Schools • Zapopan, Jalisco

  3. Calgary Student Visit Details • 8 students and 2 teachers from each school • To be held Friday, May 26 – Saturday, June 3 • Selection of students must be complete and confirmed participation required by March 15th, 2006

  4. Accommodations • During the Calgary Student Visit, you will stay at Camp Chestermere. The camp is located about 10 minutes east of the Calgary city limits.

  5. Accommodations • Camp Chestermere has a girls’ cabin, a boys’ cabin and a teachers’ cabin. • The cabins each have 3 rooms that sleep 10–11 people per room. We provide clean pillows and sleeping bags for all. • There is teacher supervision every night in the boys’ and girls’ cabins.

  6. Camp Chestermere • You will eat most of your meals in the main lodge.

  7. Camp Chestermere • This is the main gym, where you can play floor hockey, basketball, etc. It’s also where we hold a lot of our games and activities.

  8. Camp Chestermere • On a couple of nights during camp we’ll gather aroundthe campfire to sing, play games and have fun with the camp counselors.

  9. Camp Chestermere • The camp is located on Chestermere Lake. During your time at camp we won’t do anything in the water – but the sunsets on the lake are gorgeous!

  10. Camp Chestermere • Other pictures of camp

  11. Spending Money • You don’t have to bring money • If you choose to, it must be in Canadian dollars • Your money is your responsibility • Don’t bring more than CDN$50.00 (approx US$40.00) Exchange Rate (will vary) US$1.00 = CDN$1.23 US$25.00 = CDN$30.77

  12. Calling Home • You are not permitted to bring a cell phone to camp • Once your plane has arrived in Calgary, a call will be made to notify your parents of your safe arrival • There is one phone at camp, for emergencies only • Should you need to call home, it is a good idea to have a phone card with you (for U.S. and Mexican students, make sure that the card will work from Canada to your city) or that you can call collect • Parents will be given the program manager’s phone number in case there is an emergency at home

  13. Comfortable running shoes or hiking boots Jacket (waterproof and windproof is ideal) Shirts (long and short sleeved) Sweater Pants and jeans Shorts (1–2 pairs) Underwear Socks Gloves, hat and scarf Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, eye glasses, contact solution, etc) At least two towels and face cloths Pillowcase Umbrella Camera (optional) Bug Repellent (optional) Packing List & What to Bring Laundry services are not available at camp, so bring enough clothing for the whole week.

  14. Packing List – What NOT to Bring • Cell phones • Video games or Gameboys • CD players or Walkmans • Anything you don’t want to lose Helpful Hint • Label everything that you bring to camp. There is no way of returning items to you if your name is not on them.

  15. Agenda • While in Calgary you’ll get to go on many adventures: • Banff National Park • The Royal Tyrrell Museum (dinosaurs) • The Calgary Zoo • The Calgary Police canine unit • Calgary-area school visit You’ll also participate in numerous activities at camp.

  16. Contact Candace Beaton Program Manager, Connections SMARTer Kids Foundation 300, 1207 – 11th Avenue SW Calgary, AB Canada T3C 0M5 Tel: +1.403.802.2549 Fax: +1.403.228.2500 CandaceBeaton@smarterkids.org

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