Important Info About 7th Grade Alley Pond Trip

Trip Dates for classes: Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 701/702     Wednesday, Nov. 9th,  703/705      Thursday, Nov. 10th,   704/706

Departure Site: MS 447, 345 Dean Street Departure Time: 8:00 a.m.
Return Site: MS 447, 345 Dean Street Return Time: Approx. 4:45-5:15 p.m.

Mode of Transportation:  Yellow bus Permission slip/Payment due: 10/28/16 to ELA

Purpose of Trip: The Alley Pond trip is meant to reaffirm our school community, allowing seventh graders to strengthen relationships, build confidence in themselves, and to experience the basic principles of supporting one another through challenging activities.

Specific Clothing/Equipment Required for this Trip:  Comfortable clothing and sneakers. Students will be OUTSIDE and ACTIVE the entire day, so plan according to the weather. RAIN OR SHINE!

  • Do NOT bring valuables or schoolbooks.

  • Bring a water bottle, a snack and a bag lunch. School lunch can be requested on the permission slip.

This trip will include the following physical and sports activities: Ice Breakers, Initiatives, and Low Elements, High Elements.  Alley Pond follows the Challenge by Choice model, no child will be forced to do anything they feel that uncomfortable with. You may visit the Alley Pond Adventure Course website at: www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers/adventure-course/youth-adventure.
Please contact Ms. Katz  (mkatz@ms447.org) or Ms. Haft (chaft@ms447.org) if there is a financial concern.