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Bahamas Cruise Festival Trip Update
lasted update: August 26, 2002

With just a few last minute loose ends to tie up, we are ready to unveil the plans for this year's Bahamas Cruise Festival trip.

Thursday May 1, 2003

  • We have two flights out of Newark Airport to Florida.

  • Upon arrival in Miami, we will spend time at Crandon Park Beach.

  • Later we will be checking into the Dupont Plaza Hotel.

  • Dinner will be at the Hard Rock Cafe followed by shopping at Bayside and a meeting to go over cruise paper work at the hotel.

Friday May 2, 2003

Saturday May 3, 2003

  • Performance by the entire group in Rawson Square, Nassau, Bahamas

  • After lunch, water taxis with raggae bands aboard will take us to a private beach for an afternoon of sun and fun.

Sunday May 4, 2003

A day at sea will include adjudicated performances by both our Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony.

Monday May 5, 2003

Dock in Miami and spend the afternoon at the Miami Seaquarium until we fly back to Newark.

A More detailed itinerary will be available at the first Band Parents? meeting September 9th in the band room at 7pm.

Payment Schedule:

  • September 27th a $200 non-refundable deposit is due to reserve airfare and cabin space on board the msFascination.

  • $150 installment payments will be due at the end of October, November, December, January and February.

  • Total cost: $950. Will include airfare, bus transfers, dinner at Hard Rock, Dupont Plaza stay, Miami Seaquarium, 3 night cruise with four meals a day. Chaperones will all be staff of Hamilton West and spouses.

PS Start looking for original birth certificates as proof of student identity.


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