Eighth-Grade Yosemite Trip 2018

Yosemite Donations Needed!

Our 8th graders will be going to Yosemite November 26-30 and it could be really cold. We are looking for donations of clothing or gift cards. If you have any donations, please drop them off in the office with a note donation for Yosemite. Here is a list of items we could use:
  • Hiking boots or hiking shoes
  • Wool socks
  • Beanies
  • Rain gear: ponchos, rain jackets, rain pants
  • Warm coats
  • Down coats or vests
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Bandanas
  • Water Bottles
  • Sleeping bags
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Trip Donation Information

The suggested donation is $675. The school will welcome any donation you can make towards the trip. You can bring a check, made out to Mountain View Whisman School District or cash to the office. Donations can be accepted post trip.
FYI, the per-student cost covers:
  • NatureBridge program cost: 5 days/4 nights of program tuition, room and board, and all activities and instruction.
  • Transportation: round trip on charter bus.
  • Administration and supervision: planning and administration of the program, teacher stipends, and cost of substitute teachers.
  • Various other expenses: supplies, duplication of materials, etc.

Here is the Packing List and Student Contract (in Una Lista de Equipo y Estudiante Contrato ).

Trip Information
Date of Trip: November 26-November 30
Arrive at school on November 26 at 7:30
Return to school on November 30 around 6:00 pm

Directions for students:
1.Report to Multi-Purpose Room and check in.
2. At check-in students will be given their trail group number, school group number (A,B,C,D,E), cabin number, bus number and which teacher is supervising their group.
3. Once students check-in, if they have medication they will take their medications (that are in a ziplock bag) to the table of the school group (A,B,C,D,E) and hand in your medications. All medications must have a doctors note form filled out.
4. Next students will report to your trail group teacher and wait to board the bus.

If you have any questions, please contact
rross@mvwsd.org
voicemail 650.526.3570 x2650

Helpful Links for Shopping
Bandanas (multi pack...split with a friend)
 
Local stores to find equipment:
 

Yosemite Trip 2017 Snapshots

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