Sign In • Remove items from your folder. • Place any of the following in your folder in the box: Civics Worksheet 2 copies of Health Form Success Contract Website Waiver Rules of the Road Passport 2 Passport Photos 4 Passport Copies • Pick-up fundraiser orders. • Give $$$ for fundraisers to Mr. H. • Put snacks and drinks on tables in the back. Make sure your name is on all containers and serving utensils! • Get door prize ticket from Mrs. Hershner.
Housekeeping Items • Remember: join our Facebook page! • Passport application process – START NOW! Due 3/15 • 2 Official passport photos - Due 3/15 • 4 Passport copies – Hand in 3, Keep 1 at home - Due 3/15 • Actual Passport - Due 3/15 • Health Form - Due 3/15 • Rules of the Road – Hand in Pink, Keep white – Due today • Website Waiver – Hand in Blue, Keep white – Due 12/7/13 • Enter shirt size on OnBoard under “My Profile”
Meeting Flow Leader Introductions Funding your trip P2P Policies T-shirts Time to split Clothing Expectations How and what to pack Money Activity Next service project Bon Voyage Picnic Departure Preview
Continuing Fundraisers Stone House MixesNext Due date: March 3rd Boston’s Best Coffee Next Due date: March 12th Fun Pasta Final orders January 30th
Scholarships & Contests • Newest Contest • Awarding $1,000 in travel credits each week for the next 7 weeks • STEP #1: Register for the Engage Challenge • STEP #2: Enter the weekly contests
Scholarships & Contests The Great Packing Race Video Contest Prize: $500 Student Ambassador Tuition Credit Deadline: January 22, 2014 Phoneraiser.com Scholarships 3 Scholarships available: $2,500, $1,500, $1000 Deadline: January 31 Travel Video Scholarships 3 Scholarships available: $1000 each Deadline: January 31
Scholarships & Contests Rising Leaders Scholarship 3 Scholarships available, $1,000 each Deadline: January 31 Rafer Johnson Scholarship 2 Scholarships available, value $2,500 Deadline: March 1 Website: http://ambassadorsgiving.org/
What will we see and do in Scotland?
Kilts, Weapons, and Dancing
White Water Rafting
L O C H N E S S
St. Andrews University and Golf Games
Dress Code Uniform ~People to People Polo and khaki (color) pantsDelegation Tee and khaki pants Standard ~ Nice walking shorts or pants (khakis, etc.) No short shorts!! Nice shirts or tops (No bare shoulders, no low cut shirts, no offensive sayings) No undergarments showing!!!! No midriff showing!!!!! CasualWear~ Flip flops, lounge pants for hotel use only!! Same restrictions as Standard Pack layers ~Lightweight jacket, sweater or sweatshirt, rain gear Remember the 6 B’s ~ No Bellies, Backs, Buttocks, Breasts, Bras, or Boxers
Do’s • Always display a positive attitude. • Consider other people's feelings. • Be polite. • Be respectful of others and their belongings. • Obey curfews. • Listen when others are speaking. • Use common courtesies. • Be punctual. • Mr. H
Don’ts • Don’t be dumb!! • No driving. • No alcoholic beverages. • No drugs. • No tobacco products. • No new body piercing. • No tattooing. • No weapons. • No hair coloring. • No PDA's • No physical intimacy.
Sign both copies. Keep white copy. Hand in entire Pinkcopy.
T- Shirts • Polo • Check measurements & indicate your size online @ Onboard under “My Profile” • Delegation Tee • Short-sleeve = $8.50 (Sizes XS – XL) Color = Pistachio • XXL = + $2.00 ($10.50) XXXL = + $3.00 ($11.50) • Long-sleeve Tee $10.50 Color = Lt. Blue • XXL = + $2.00 ($12.50) XXXL = + $3.00 ($13.50) • Order one of each for each student. • May order as many as you want – Parents, too! • Please try to order shirts today!!
Next Social ~ Snow Tubing January 25th
CLOTHING E X P E C T A T I O N S
Suitcase Sizes • Checked Bag ~ Wheels a plus!!! • H + L + W = 54 inches • Weight = no more than 44 lbs • Carry-on ~ Backpack or wheeled bags work great!! • H + L + W = 39 inches • Weight = no more than 11 lbs • ** String bags or backpacks work great for a day bag.
Packing List ~ With you at all times • • Clear photocopy of your passport • • Travel/Neck/Waist wallet• Cash in small bills (U. S./ ₤ / €)• Credit/Debit Card• Emergency Numbers • P2P journal and Pen • Small notepad
Packing List ~ In Suitcase • • Copy of accommodations and Itinerary• Comfortable Walking Shoes (On your feet)• Closed toe sandals w/ heel strap (Optional)• Underwear and Socks (at least 5 - 7)• Khakis (2 - Wear one and pack one)• Walking shorts or capris (2 - 3)• Tops/casual shirts (4 - 5)• Pajamas/lounge wear• Travel Alarm Clock/Cell Phone• Rain gear/poncho/travel umbrella• Soap/shampoo/conditioner/lotion• Sunscreen/ insect repellent/sunburn cream• Hand sanitizer• Sanitary supplies/cosmetics• Shaving kit• Mini sewing kit• Homestay gifts• Voltage/current adapter (If needed)• Swimsuit and towel• Laundry Detergent • Several small tissue packets • • Spare inexpensive toothbrush • Flip flops for shower or in hotel• Long-sleeved shirt • Re-sealable quart size or larger zipper bags• First aid items: Band-aids antibiotic cream anti-diarrhea meds cold/allergy meds upset stomach meds headache meds sore throat/cough lozenges Vaseline
Packing List ~ In Carry-on Bag • Anything of value - Should be left at home• Lightweight jacket • Sunglasses• Hat (Optional)• Camera/film/memory cards• Extra batteries - *See Handout• Travel journal(s)/pens/accessories• Travel size tissue packet• Toiletries/deodorant• Comb/brush • Toothbrush and toothpaste• Personal meds (Prescriptions, etc.)• 1 Change of clothing with underwear• Good book/Headset• Playing cards• Extra pair of glasses/contacts • • Lip Balm• Hand sanitizer • • List of accommodations and contact info• List of suitcase contents (in case of loss)• Stationery - Put In Checked Bag• Small Address Book - Put in Checked Bag • In 3-1-1 Bag
Money • Credit Card • AAA Travel Money Card • Foreign Currency
Homework • Pre-travel Journal Entry : On paper, prepare a descriptive writing on a place you have visited. Use all 5 of your senses. Hand entry in at the next meeting. • Destination Certification:Chapters on Daily Living, Food, Religion & Customs , Art and their corresponding quizzes. Due by March 10th. • Clothing Expectations: Read handout. • Standards for Success: Review the Standards for Success found on Onboard under Documents and Forms. • Project Fair: Begin preparing for the Project Fair to be held at the April 26th meeting. 2 Q & A’s due to Mrs. H by April 16th. • Bring journal to meeting. • Current Event: Submit at least one news article to the “News From Across the Pond” page of our website between now and May 1.
Next Meeting: March 15, 2014 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM Please arrive at least 15 min. early to get organized.