Asked at the Meeting
These were questions asked during the meeting not covered in the
Is a dress bag considered a carry on?
if it puts you over 2 pieces of luggage. I would suggest bringing
items you can fold up into a suitcase.
2. Do hotels have irons?
do, if not a sponsor will have one.
How do you dress at the National Cathedral?
conservative. This is a dressy day - slacks with a dress shirt.
Absolutely no short skirts or halter tops or tank or halter
dresses - the less skin showing the better.
Will we have a chance to do laundry?
there is a laundry mat at the 4-H Center. The sponsors will
be able to wash a few of your items while we are there. Please
Will Canadian stores take our American money?
They do automatic exchanges.
What will the bus temperature be?
bus will be cold most of the time. Bring a blanket.
Will we be in charge of our own paperwork on the trip?
Deanna Karmazin will file everything. You will not carry your
health forms or birth certificates.
Will travelers checks be taken at most places due to the increase
the past we have not had problems. Check with your bank to see
what method of money would be the best. Some parents suggested
getting bank cards. Deanna Karmazin said they would search around
for places that do take travelers checks. Make sure you check
with your bank if the 4-H'er will need a government issued ID
to cash a travelers check.
Does the bus have a DVD or VCR?
sure - We'll find out once we book the bus.
How many other kids are in D.C. with us?
Will we get to see the new native American Museum?
if you want to. We have a free day in D.C. and you are encouraged
to split up into groups and explore what they are interested
Will we have to buy breakfast each day?
travel agent to made sure we have a hotel that has an expanded
continental breakfast each morning. Most will even have waffles,
Are cell phones allowed?
Yes, if they are not used as a mode of entertainment. 4-H'ers
shouldn't be gabbing to betty best friend while we are gone.
They are to be used for emergency situations and to call home.
ould suggest just leaving them at home and buying phone cards
to call home.
Are digital cameras allowed?
Yes, but you are responsible for your camera. If you think you
may misplace it, just bring a disposable camera. We will not have
time to back track steps to find cameras and purses. If you bring
a film camera - remember film. Film is extremely expensive on
the streets and in museum shops.