05-09-2017 School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #24


Title
Field Trip - Palm Bay Magnet High School MCJROTC Trip to Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina

Discussion

Palm Bay Magnet High School's MCJROTC is providing an excellent opportunity for 30 cadets to tour the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island on July 5-7, 2017 and participate in the obstacle and confidence courses and other base facilities. Cadets will observe morning colors and graduation from basic training on July 7th and tour the facilities at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island.

Cadets will be accompanied by two MCJROTC instructors and one female A+ volunteer. Transportation will be provided by a charter bus departing from Palm Bay Magnet High School on July 5, 2017 at 6:00 a.m. arriving at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina  at 12:00 p.m. After completion of the MCRD Parris Island tour, we will depart for Palm Bay arriving at approximately 6:00 p.m. on July 7th.  Lodging for cadets will be in the barracks and meals provided in the mess hall. There will no charge for lodging or meals. Transportation cost is approximately $4,500. $1,000 is paid by the Marine Corps and $3,500 by approved fund raisers held throughout the school year. THERE IS NO COST TO THE DISTRICT.



Recommendation

Approve field trip for Palm Bay Magnet High School MCJROTC, 30 cadets and three chaperones, to participate in events and tour facilities at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina on July 5-7, 2017.



Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 5/9/2017

Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Other Sources

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
173500Y80020213100109800330000

Contact

Karl Kaminski, Principal, Palm Bay Magnet High School, (321) 952-5900
Dr. Stephanie Soliven, Assistant Superintendent, Secondary Leading and Learning, (321) 633-1000, Ext. 300




Attachment:  LOI- PALM BAY HS MCJROTC.pdf
Attachment:  PBMHS PISC FIELD TRIP REQUEST DISTRICT AREA 1.pdf