District 7040 Interact Mission to El Salvador, March 8 - 19, 2007

Tentative Schedule of Activities

Day 0
Wednesday, March 7
8:00PM - Meet at General Vanier Intermediate School, Cornwall. PACKING!    
Day 1
Thursday, March 8
2:00 am - Bus arrives Delaney Bus Lines - ALL ABOARD!
2:30 am - Depart General Vanier by school bus
4:00 am - Arrive at Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport
6:11 am - Depart for Miami, FL. American Airlines, flight No. 527
10:00 am - Arrive at Miami
11:50 am - Depart from Miami to San Salvador. American Airlines, flight No. 925
1:40 pm - Arrive at San Salvador
              - Load suitcases into truck
              - Lunch - to be decided
              - Our first of many bus rides
5:00 - Arrival at Hotel Alamo Internacional!
REST / SWIM
Evening  - Welcome! Sorting of donations/medicines. Go over week's agenda. Orientation.
6:00 pm - Dinner at the Hotel
More sorting!
Diary - room 6
Day 2
Friday, March 9
Cultural Day at the David J. Guzmán National Museum of Anthropology. Learn about the ancient and modern history and culture of El Salvador
12:00 pm - Lunch at Galerías (Mall) food court
2:00 pm - Handicraft Market Place
Hotel - Prepare for Medical Clinic
Dinner- to be decided
Diary - room 5
Day 3
Saturday, March 10
7:00 am - Leave for CIDECO, La Herradura, for first medical journey
12:30 pm - Lunch at Cideco (box lunch)
4:45 pm - Return to the Hotel
              - Dinner- to be decided
              - Diary - room 4
Day 4
Sunday, March 11
Cuyultitan - paint mural of "Peter Pan" on school wall with the Rotaract Club
              - Dairy - room 3
Day 5
Monday, March 12
              - La Arada Vieja - work
              - Diary - room 6
Day 6
Tuesday, March 13
              - La Arada Vieja - work
              - Diary - room 5
Day 7
Wednesday, March 14
              - La Arada Vieja - work
              - Diary - room 4
Day 8
Thursday, March 15
              - Obra Social Marìa Auxiliadora, Santa Ana (home for girls) - donations, lunch, piñata, activities
              - El Tazumal; Lago de Coatepeque
              - Diary - room 3
Day 9
Friday, March 16
Coffee co-op or sugar plantation
              - Evening. Prepare for medical clinic. Early to bed!
              - Diary - room 6
Day 10
Saturday, March 17
6:30 am - Leave for San Miguel - Second medical journey. Breakfast to go!
              - Diary - room 5
Day 11
Sunday, March 18
Beach Day! Sun, sand and waves!!!
              - Team meeting. Packing
              - Diary - room 4
Day 12
Monday, March 19

8:00 am - breakfast
10:00 am - Load truck to go to the airport.
10:30 am - Depart Hotel Alamo, San Salvador
1:55 - Depart to Miami on American Airlines, flight No. 926
6:25 pm - Arrive at Miami
10:15 pm - Depart Miami to Montreal on American Airlines, flight No. 1932
11:40 pm - Arrive at Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport
12:00 am - Bus arrives at the Airport for pickup
1:30 am - Arrival at GVIS, Cornwall
              - Diary - room 3

*** Please note the heading, "TENTATIVE". As changes occur we will try to get them posted as soon as possible.