Band of Blue. Holiday Bowl Tour. Tonight’s Meeting. Overview of tour Past Band of Blue travel Itinerary What to take Money Expectations Questions. Tour vs. Vacation. PHILOSOPHY. Tour vs. Vacation. Educational Experience For the students Performance based Money Management
Tonight’sMeeting Overview of tour Past Band of Blue travel Itinerary What to take Money Expectations Questions
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 23rd 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
Forms Due Friday, 12/ 18
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 ItineraryCedar Rapids JeffersonBand of Blue Holiday Bowl Itinerary
Sunday, December 27 5:30 am Everyone arrives at Jefferson. Check suitcases/carryons. 6:45 am Depart for CID
Sunday, December 27 9:00 AM Flight departs for San Diego 11:30 AM (PST) Arrive in San Diego Noon To the beach! Picnic lunch included. 4:30 PM Transfer 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 PM Transfer to Old Town. “Nice” meal on your own. 9:00 PM Transfer to Hotel. Staff/chaperone meeting. 10:00 PM Room check. 10:30 PM Lights out!
Monday, December 28 7:00 AM Breakfast (provided). 8:30 AM Depart for mass band practice at Olympia High School. 11:00 AM Transfer to San Diego Zoo. Lunch on your own at zoo. 4:00 PM Picnic at zoo (provided)
Monday, December 28 5:00 PM Zoo closes. Transfer to Seaport Village. 9:00 PM Transfer to hotel. 10:00 PM Room check 10:30 Pm Light’s out!
Tuesday, December 29 6:30 AM Breakfast (provided) 7:30 AM Depart for mass band rehearsal. 8:00 AM Mass Band rehearsal at Olympia High School. 11:00 AM Depart for Sea World. Lunch on your own. Dinner and dance provided. 10:30 PM Depart for hotel. 11:00 PM Room check 11:30 PM Lights out!
Wednesday, December 30 7:00 AM Breakfast provided. 8:00 AM Depart for Holiday Bowl Big Bay Balloon Parade 10:00 AM Parade followed by lunch (provided). 3:00 PM Transfer to Qualcom Stadium. 5:00 PM Holiday Bowl Game & halftime performance! Dinner on your own at stadium. Transfer to hotel after game.
Thursday, December 31 8:00 AM Breakfast (provided) 9:00 AM Depart for Disneyland 11:00 AM Arrive at Disneyland. Tickets and meal voucher provided. Lunch on your own. Choose between Disneyland and California Adventure. 10:00 PM Depart for hotel. Room check and lights out immediately upon arrival.
Your choice…. or
….or BOTH! $25
Friday, January 1 8:00 AM Breakfast (provided) 9:00 AM Check out of hotel and departure. 10:00 AM Harbor cruise Noon Depart for airport 2:00 PM Flight departs. 8:00 PM (CST) Flight arrives at CID 9:00 PM Return to Jefferson
Time Change California time is 2 hours behind Iowa time.
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 Staff & Chaperones 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)
Money to take Family Discussion
Included Bus transportation to and from CID Charter Airline Transportation to and from San Diego Hotel room 10 Meals 5 Breakfasts 2 Lunches 3 Dinners
What’s included………..cont. ØFun Stuff! Beach Seaport Village San Diego Zoo Old Town Sea World Holiday Bowl Big Bay Balloon Parade Holiday Bowl Game Disneyland Harbor Cruise
Students are responsible for these meals: 4 Lunches 2 Dinners 2 Snacks