What:  Walnut Creek 8th Grade Washington DC Trip

When:  June 1-3, 2017

Cost:  $999 (Quad)  $1,049 (Triple) $1169 (Double)

 

What’s included:

Round trip airfare

Two nights hotel - Hilton Garden Inn - Washington DC

Motorcoach from Creek to the airport for departure

Parents will pick up from the airport upon our return

All meals

Full breakfast provided in private room within the hotel

Potomac River Dinner

Unos/Hard Rock

Tour guides on each motorcoach while in DC

Nightly security guard on each floor with students

Admission to all activities while in DC

 

Misc. Information

Teacher chaperones

Carry-on luggage only

We will not be checking bags

Dress code will be the same as the school   

3 “DC” t-shirts - one for each day (students must wear them)

Cost was $10 total this year

Fundraising

Yankee Candle

Car Wash Coupons

Hungry Howies

Additional spending money

Snacks, etc

Souvenirs - sweatshirts, etc.

 

Sample Itinerary

  Thursday

04:30am

Board the bus at Creek and drive to the airport for your flight.

07:33am

Depart from Detroit

09:05am

Arrive at BWI

11:00am

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States

12:00pm

Visit the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC.    (Food Truck Lunch)

01:30pm

Free time to explore the Museum of Natural History.

02:45pm

Visit the National Archives and see the rotunda where some of our most important documents are stored.

02:45pm

National Air & Space Museum, National Museum of the American Indian, and the American Art Museum.

05:00pm

Guided tour of the Memorials including visits to the World War II Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and the Korean War Memorial.

07:30pm

Dinner in Union Station at Uno Chicago Grill.

09:45pm

Arrive at your hotel and check in.

 

  Friday

07:00am

Breakfast.

09:00am

Visit the Supreme Court.

10:00am

You will enter one of the most magnificent buildings in Washington as you visit the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill.

11:00am

Tour of the Capitol Building.

12:30pm

Lunch in the cafeteria at the Capitol Building.

01:30pm

Meet in front of the Capitol Building for a professional group photo.

03:00pm

Tour Arlington National Cemetery.

04:15pm

Visit to Arlington, you'll participate in a wreath laying ceremony.

05:30pm

Guided tour of the Memorials including visits to the FDR Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.

07:00pm

DJ/Dinner Cruise on the Potomac River. Boarding starts at 7pm and the cruise will depart at 7:30pm.

10:00pm

Return to your hotel for the evening.

 

 Saturday

07:00am

Breakfast and check out of your rooms.

08:30am

Visit the estate and gardens of our first president, George Washington.

01:00pm

Ford’s Theater tour

03:00pm

Arrive at the airport and check in for your flight.  You'll have a cash allotment of $10pp to use for lunch

05:00pm

Depart

 

 

 

    Contact:

    Ryan Ossenmacher

    RyanOssenmacher@wlcsd.org