Grade 8/9 Banff Band Tour Information (March 14-16, 2018)

Following is the (very) tentative schedule for the March 14th to 16th grade 8/9 band tour to Banff.  Accommodation has been requested at the Inns of Banff (600 Banff Avenue), based on 4 people per room.

The cost per student for transportation, accommodation, meals and activities is expected to be no more than $375.

Breakfast is a buffet with a selection of eggs, sausages/bacon, french toast/pancakes, hash browns, cereals, fresh fruit, fresh pastries and muffins, and juice, coffee, and tea.

Lunch one will be pasta with two types of sauce and garlic toast, lunch two will be gourmet grilled cheese and soup.

Dinner one will be chicken stir-fry with rice, dinner two will be meatballs and mashed potatoes.

Special dietary needs and restrictions will be accommodated-we will collect from parents/students and provide to the hotel in advance.

March 14th:
1:30 pm-departure from SWS via Southland coach bus
3 pm to 4 pm-arrival, distribution of rooms, unpacking
4 pm to 5:30 pm-Rhythm Workshop
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm-dinner
6:30 pm to 9 pm-group movie at the facility (DVD)
9:30 pm to 10 pm-bed prep
10:30 pm-lights out
March 15th:
7:15 am-wake up call
8 am to 9 am-breakfast
9 am to 10 am-Theory Workshop
10 am to 12 pm-warm up and rehearsal
12 pm to 1 pm-lunch
1 pm to 3 pm-Banff Spring Hotel tour
3 pm to 5 pm-guest conductor
5 pm to 6 pm-dinner
6 pm to 6:30 pm-prep for glow bowling
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm-glow bowling
8:30 pm to 9 pm-return to hotel
9:30 pm to 10 pm-bed prep
10:30 pm-lights out
March 16th:
7:15 am-wake up call
8 am to 8:45 am-breakfast
8:45 am to 10 am-warm-up and rehearsal
10 am to 11:30 pm-Musical Scavenger Hunt
11:30 am to 12 pm-pack up instruments and music
12 pm to 1 pm-lunch
1 pm to 2 pm-prepare for departure
2 pm-depart Banff via Southland coach bus