Grade 8 DC Trip

​DC Trip Itinerary and Information


DC Trip Itinerary - 2016

Chaperones:
Señor Martin
Mr. Trafton
Mr. Nadeau
Mrs. Doyle
Asst. Principal Roberts

health information: it is imperative that you CONTACT THE NURSE in advance if your child takes medication. She will provide specific instructions!


Important things to bring with you:

  • Packed lunch for first day
  • Envelope with $ for lunch/dinner on Friday
  • 1 suitcase/duffel bag
  • 1 backpack / carry-on


Packing Suggestions

Consider packing the following items in a BACKPACK:


  • Camera (Labeled)

  • Camera battery / charger

  • Hat

  • Book / Magazines

  • Money - For souvenirs / snacks

  • Sunglasses

  • iPod / Phone / mp3 player and charger

  • Watch

  • Playing cards or on-the-road game

  • Snacks

  • Gum / mints

  • Sunscreen

  • LUNCH (for the first day)


IMPORTANT!!!!!!



PLEASE BRING A SEALED ENVELOPE WITH $ FOR LUNCH/DINNER FOR THE FINAL DAY OF OUR TRIP. THE ENVELOPE SHOULD BE LABELED WITH YOUR NAME AND WILL BE HELD BY A CHAPERONE UNTIL FRIDAY.



Pack the following items in your bag/suitcase


Any clothing you bring on the trip should follow strafford school’s dress code guidelines outlined in the handbook. we will be representing our school at a number of historical locations and federal buildings!


  • Toothpaste / toothbrush

  • Deodorant

  • Pants

  • Shorts

  • Shirts (long and short sleeve)

  • Socks

  • Underwear

  • PJs

  • Sweatshirt

  • Jacket (Something lightweight and waterproof is best!)

  • 2 somewhat formal outfits for our tour of the Capitol building (Tuesday) and Arlington National Cemetery (Wednesday) - No jeans! Think game-day attire but consider that we will be doing a fair amount of walking both days!

  • Extra shoes - PLEASE wear comfortable shoes. We will be walking A LOT. If you buy new shoes before the trip, make sure to break them in before we go to avoid blisters!

  • Rain gear (Unless it’s raining on the day we leave, then keep your rain gear with you in your backpack!)

  • Shampoo / conditioner / soap (There is usually some provided at hotel)