New England Travel Course

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New England Travel Course is in the past.
 
This is the  itinerary from 2016-2017 for the New England Travel Course. 
 
Arrival Flight in Boston: No later than 4 PM Sat, July 7 (try to avoid connecting flights to Boston due to summer storm delays but ok if you can't. more connections, more risk of delay).
 
Departure from Boston: No earlier than 12 PM Sat, July 14 unless you are willing to miss or pop out of bed and get to the airport on less sleep. Boston is fun on FR night.
 
TENTATIVE ITINERARY - SUBJECT TO CHANGE

SAT – Boston, MA – Connecting Sustainability

Casual Travel Attire

Arrival Information:

  • Everyone from our Travel Group should arrive by plane in Boston, MA by 4 PM.
  • Please plan to arrive at our dinner location by 5 PM. If you choose to do dinner on your own, please proceed on your own to our hotel in Concord, MA using Boston mass transit. 
  • Meeting Site TBD

SUN – Concord, MA – Inspiring Sustainability

Casual Attire - Hiking Shoes

Learning Objectives:

  • Primary: Understand the role of intention, inspiration, culture, community, and fellowship in advancing new leadership, concepts, and innovation.
  • Secondary
    • Draw connections from your earth systems training in ecosystem change.
    • Evaluate the levels of sustainability being applied here.

SUN Schedule:

MON - Woodstock, VT – Restoring Sustainability

Outdoor Casual Attire - Hiking Shoes (sunscreen, bug spray, hat)

Learning Objectives:

  • Primary: Understand the role of leadership and intentional design in advancing restoration and sustainability.
  • Secondary
    • Draw connections from your earth systems training in New England ecosystems.
    • Evaluate the levels of sustainability being applied here.

MON Schedule:

TU – Hartland, VT – Living Sustainability

Outdoor Work Attire - Hiking Shoes (sunscreen, bug spray, hat)

Learning Objectives:

  • Primary: Understand the role of vision, leadership, integrity, and self discipline in developing and perfecting the practice of sustainability.
  • Secondary
    • Draw connections from your concentration in regard to the education, professional skills, daily routines being practiced here.
    • Evaluate the levels of sustainability being applied here.

TU Schedule:

WD - Montpelier, VT – Shaping Sustainability

Business Causal Attire - Comfortable Shoes (NO OPEN TOE SHOES - NO BAGGY SHORTS / SKIRTS / DRESSES)

Learning Objectives:

  • Primary: Understand the role of leadership and collaboration in developing and perfecting policy and education for advanced sustainability.
  • Secondary
    • Draw connections from your concentration in regard to the education, professional skills, and processes followed here.
    • Evaluate the levels of sustainability being applied here.

WD Schedule:

TH – Burlington, VT – Advancing Sustainability -- "The 1st 100 Percent Renewable Energy American City"

Casual Attire - Comfortable Shoes (NO OPEN TOE SHOES - NO BAGGY SHORTS / SKIRTS / DRESSES)

Learning Objectives:

  • Primary: Understand community level efforts to innovate, develop, and perfect advanced urban sustainability.
  • Secondary
    • Draw connections from your concentration in regard to the education, professional skills, and human systems executed here.
    • Evaluate the levels of sustainability being applied here.

TH Schedule:

FR – Boston, MA – Challenging Sustainability

Business Casual Attire - Comfortable Shoes

Learning Objectives:

  • Primary: Understand a major city's efforts to initiate, execute at scale, and perfect advanced urban sustainability.
  • Secondary
    • Draw connections from your concentration in regard to the education, professional skills, and human, infrastructure, and private sector systems being executed here.
    • Evaluate the levels of sustainability being applied here.

FR Schedule:

  • Hotel Breakfast
  • Checkout of Hotel and Load Luggage in Van – Departure for Boston
  • 11 AM Leave Luggage at Hostel
  • 11:30 AM Lunch

SAT – Leaving to Lead

  • Hostel Breakfast - Group Departs Per Individual Travel Plan
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