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  • Chicago Trip

    Monday, November 25, 2019 - Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    Enjoy the sights, sounds, and food of Chicago. See Christmas lights.

     

    Cost: $155.00  per person

     

    Cost includes:

     

    -transportation to and from Chicago in private vehicle

    -picnic lunch upon arrival in Chicago

    -entrance to Museum of Science and Industry

    https://www.msichicago.org/

    -entrance to John Hancock Building 360 Observation Deck

    https://360chicago.com/

    -two day CTA Transit Bus and Elevated Train Pass

    https://www.transitchicago.com/passes/

    -lodging Monday night at Hosteling International Chicago

    https://www.hiusa.org/hostels/illinois/chicago/chicago

    -breakfast at Hosteling International Chicago Tuesday morning

    -guided one-hour architectural tour by Paul

    -Giordano’s Pizza dinner Monday night

    -Chicago-style hotdogs at Max’s lunch Tuesday

    http://exolentservices.com/i-menu/premium-site/maxstakeout/

    -parking fees

    -dinner on the road while traveling home Tuesday

     

    Additional attractions:

     

    -The Bean

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_Gate

    -Christkindlmarket

    http://www.christkindlmarket.com/chicago/

    -Shop Water Tower Place

    https://www.shopwatertower.com/en.html

     

    Bring additional money (if you want) for; food and souvenirs at Museum, 360 Observation Deck, Christkindlmarket, and Water Tower Place

     

    Itinerary (might be subject to change)

     

    MONDAY

     

    7:00 Leave ICC Campus Clubhouse

    11:00 Eat picnic lunch

    11:30 Museum of Science and Industry

    16:30 Parking next to Hosteling International

    17:00  Giordano’s Pizza dinner on Jackson

    19:00 Christkindlmarket

    21:00 Arrive at Hosteling International

     

    TUESDAY

     

    7:00 – 9:00 Breakfast at Hostel

    9:00  Check out of Hostel

    10:00 Architectural Tour by Paul and visit the Bean

    12:00 Max’s Chicago Style Hotdogs

    15:30 John Hancock 360 Observation Deck

    17:30 Water Tower Place for shopping

    19:30 Walk or bus back to Hosteling for luggage

    20:30 Leave Chicago (eat dinner on the road)

    23:30 Arrive back at ICC Clubhouse happy and satisfied

    2019 Chicago, Illinois Trip

    • Please list any dietary restrictions, preferences or allergies you have (vegetarian, vegan, halal).
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    • Liability Waiver

      Release of Liability: In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in International Friendships events and activities, the undersigned: Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant and who would claim under me will be engaging in activities that could involve the risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own actions, inactions, or negligence, but those of others, or the condition of the premises, the trail or any equipment used. 1. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time; 2. Assumes all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following injury, permanent disability or death; 3. Release rights to photos and videos taken of me for promotional, publicity and other purposes deemed beneficial to International Friendships, Inc. 4. Release, waive, discharge and promise not to sue International Friendships, Inc., its affiliated collaborators, their respective administrators, directors, agents, or other volunteers and employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises used to conduct the event, from demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the release or otherwise. I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY.
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    • Cancellation Policy

      Please read our cancellation policy carefully. Agreement to the terms of this policy is required before making payment. 1. If you cancel before paying, there is no charge and no refund available. 2. After paying for the trip, if you decide you cannot come and we can find a paid replacement for you, your payment will be refunded to you minus a 20% cancellation fee. 3. After paying for the trip, if you decide you cannot come and we cannot find a paid replacement for you, there is no refund available. 4. If you do not show up at the time we tell you the group is leaving town, and you miss the trip, there is no refund available.
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  • As the students are almost done with the school year, join us for a celebration of Christmas and all the cookies you can eat.

    Cost: Free!

    Meet in the Campus Housing Clubhouse

  • Come and see over 750 nativities from around the world.

    Cost is free.

    Meet in the campus clubhouse at 4 pm.

    Festival of Nativities 2019

    • Liability Waiver

      Release of Liability: In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in International Friendships events and activities, the undersigned: Acknowledges and fully understands that each participant and who would claim under me will be engaging in activities that could involve the risk of serious injury, including permanent disability and death, and severe social and economic losses which might result not only from my own actions, inactions, or negligence, but those of others, or the condition of the premises, the trail or any equipment used. 1. Further, that there may be other risks not known to us or not reasonably foreseeable at this time; 2. Assumes all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following injury, permanent disability or death; 3. Release rights to photos and videos taken of me for promotional, publicity and other purposes deemed beneficial to International Friendships, Inc. 4. Release, waive, discharge and promise not to sue International Friendships, Inc., its affiliated collaborators, their respective administrators, directors, agents, or other volunteers and employees of the organization, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and leasers of premises used to conduct the event, from demands, losses or damages on account of injury, including death or damage to property, caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the release or otherwise. I, THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT AND SIGN IT VOLUNTARILY.
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  • Come join us for a quick dinner with the students as a break from their Finals studying.

    Cost: FREE!

    Meet in the campus housing clubhouse.

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