Washington D.C. 2010 General Itinerary


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Washington D.C. 2010 Itinerary
Wednesday, October 27th
Arrive at Harmon- 6am
Depart- 6:30am
Rest Stop- 8:30-9am
Lunch at Breezewood- 11am Busses divided among fast food restaurants: McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Subway, Pizza Hut, Domino’s, Dairy Queen

Arrive D.C.- 2:30pm -Visit Monuments 2:30-5:30pm: Busses will rotate around WWII /Washington (not going up this year), Jefferson, FDR, Korea/Lincoln/Vietnam (Einstein for a group photo), White House photo stopThis is prime time for kids to get the photos and written observations they need for their Social Studies DC Close Up Project which will focus for each student on a specific monument or memorial and theme.

Dinner at Reagan Center Food Court (Voucher)- 5:45-6:30pm
Night Tour- 6:45-8pm WWII, Jefferson, and Lincoln / Korea
Check in National 4H Center- 8:30-9pm

Thursday, October 28th
6am Wake Up- Dismissed from Rooms-7am
Breakfast at National 4H Center Cafeteria- 7am-7:45am
Depart for Arlington- 8am
Marine Corps War Memorial
Arlington- Kennedy Graves / Arlington House
Tomb of the Unknowns, Changing of the Guard- 9 or 10am

WWII Wreath Laying Ceremony11am- 11:30am
Group Photo at Grant Memorial / Capitol Reflecting Pool –11:45- 12 noon

Museum Visits / Lunch/ Pentagon 12:30- 5:30pm
3 Busses will start at the Pentagon City Mall food court for Lunch (Voucher) then tour the Pentagon and return to visit 2 Smithsonians: The National Museum of American History and the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. (Science has students do a room study in the Natural History Museum)

3 Busses will start at a Smithsonian cafeteria for Lunch (either American or Natural History) then visit the Pentagon for a tour, and then return to visit a 2nd Smithsonian

Dinner at National 4H Center Cafeteria- 6:15- 7pm
Dance- 7pm- 10pm

Friday, October 29th
Breakfast at National 4H Center 7- 7:45am
Depart for Mount Vernon 8am
Mount Vernon Visit- 9am- 12 noon Groups will rotate among the Orientation Center, Mansion, Grounds, Education Center (A fantastic museum / interpretation center)

Depart Mount Vernon- 12:30pm
Lunch-Dinner at Golden Corral in Frederick MD 2pm
Arrive Harmon- ETA 9pm,