Silver Falls Post Promotion Overnight Information
Monday, June 12th
4:00 – Arrive at Silverton Middle School at bus drop off area. 4:15 – Leave Silverton Middle School
5:00 –arrive at old ranch, unload gear 5:15- re-board bus for drive to North Falls.
5:30 – North Falls drop-off – All will take 2.5 mile hike to lodge; gear will be taken to Ranch and dropped off. Medical issues cleared ahead of time excepted from walk.
7:00 – Arrive at New Lodge, Dinner – pizza 7:30 – Orientation
7:30 – 11:00 – Evening activities; free time 9:00 – 10:00 S’mores
9:30 – Capture the Flag 11:00 – Back to the main cabin area
11:00 – midnight – walk in the woods in the dark – optional
12-1 – free time; games
1 – 8 – “Relative” quiet time in cabin; to be loud means to go on deck or back yard
5:30 – 8:00 Sunrise 6 mile hike with Jamsa – optional 8:00 – Simple Breakfast
8:15 – Cleanup 8:45 – Bus pickup 9:30 – Back to SMS
STUDENTS MAY BRING SNACKS AS LONG AS THEY RESPECT THE PROPERTY!
The old Silver Falls ranch has a basic kitchen, a large center fire pit, a loft with many bunk beds, and bathroom facilities. Every student will not be able to sleep on a bunk. There is no shower or bathtub.
CELL PHONE SERVICE
AT&T cellular customers have traditionally had service at Silver Falls. Everyone else has not.
Suggested List of stuff to bring: (Please label EVERYTHING WELL that is not staying in your bunk)
Looks like it is going to be pretty cool (in the 40s at night), perhaps damp. No major rain forecasted. DRESS APPROPRIATELY.
Sleeping bag, pillow, toothbrush, small towel, other needs for one night.
Good pair of walking shoes; good sweater or jacket for night time
Games, outdoor sports equipment Small flashlight if available Water bottle
Small, foldable lawn chair if possible
We need chaperones to make this work! At least 5! Chaperones do not pay! Please ask your friends and relatives and make sure they have completed their background check with Silver Falls School District
Cost: $25 per students/ chaperones free. Checks made out to Silverton Middle School. Cost includes dinner, breakfast, snacks, transportation, lodging
MONEY cannot be refunded once the trip is officially a go with 40 people signed up!!! Money returned if minimum number of students/ chaperones not reached by 6/5 at 3:30 PM.
NOTE: Please don’t let money keep your student from participating. Pay what you are able, and we will scholarship the rest.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE: Students must pass science this semester. Students must be eligible to attend the promotion ceremony. They must not be on the discipline ladder. If they are on the ladder, they will be considered on a case by case basis. If more than 50 students sign up by Thursday, June 1st, then productivity points will determine who can go and who cannot go. Students who apply between June 1 and June 5 will be considered on a first to apply, first to serve basis.
HOW TO SIGN UP:
E-mail Mr. Jamsa with the following information:
Name of Student__________________ has my permission to attend the Silver Falls trip on June 12th.
Parent/ Guardian Name_____________________
Parent/ Guardian Signature_____________________
Phone Number for Parent/ Guardian on evening of June 12th ___________________(if needed for a medical or behavior based pickup from the ranch)
Medical Issues Mr. Jamsa should be aware of __________________________________