State YMCA of Georgia

Thursday, November 23, 2017
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It only happens every four years.   Since the first President, George Washington, the Inauguration has marked the beginning of the service of the newly elected President.  This is your opportunity to see the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America.

You'll join tens of thousands of your fellow Americans in celebrating one of our country's oldest democratic traditions.  Not your favorite candidate?  Regardless, you will be on hand to witness history, and more important to be a part of history.  This is an opportunity that you will never forget!

Trip Details

Dates:  Monday, January 16 through Saturday, January 21, 2017  (tentative itinerary)

Cost:   $1,750 (payment schedule)     The experience:  Priceless

What's Included with the cost?

  • Transportation from Georgia to Washington D.C., around Washington D.C., and back to Georgia
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • All meals
  • Guided tours
  • Admission to special attractions
  • Tour Swag
  • Commemorative Photo

Teachers bringing 10 students, attend complimentary. 

Students attending Washington Seminar (summer of 2016) will receive $100 off the 2017 Inauguration Tour.

Students attending the 2017 Inauguration Tour will receive $50 off of Youth Assembly 2016 (so long as payments are up to date through payment 4)

Payment Schedule

  • Payment 1:    $350 non-refundable deposit due May 27, 2016
  • Payment 2:    $350 due August 15, 2016
  • Payment 3:    $350 due September 15, 2016
  • Payment 4:    $350 due November 1, 2016
  • Payment 5:    $350 due December 15, 2016

Tentative Schedule

Monday, January 16
10:30 PM Meet at designated location to load buses
12:00 Midnight Depart for Washington D.C.

Tuesday, January 17
8:00 AM Breakfast
11:00 AM One of the Smithsonian Museums
12:30 PM Lunch at the Ronald Reagan Building
1:45 PM Depart for Mt. Vernon   (Tour of George Washington’s Mt. Vernon)
5:00 PM Dinner at Mt. Vernon
6:30 PM Depart for hotel (check-in)
8:00 PM Night Monument Tour  (Jefferson, FDR, and MLK)
11:00 PM Curfew

Wednesday, January 18
7:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel
8:00 AM Depart for Capitol
9:30 AM Capitol Tour   (Includes photo with congressional delegation)
11:30 AM Lunch at the Capitol
12:45 PM Supreme Court Tour
2:00 PM National Archives    (See the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution)
4:00 PM Museum of American History
5:30 PM Depart for Dinner
7:30 PM Night Monument Tour    (Lincoln Memorial, WWII Memorial)
10:00 PM Depart for Hotel
11:00 PM Curfew

Thursday, January 19
7:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel
8:00 AM Depart for Arlington
             Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery (John F. Kennedy Grave, Tomb of the Unknowns, Robert E. Lee’s Arlington House, etc.)
10:45 AM Depart for Washington, D.C.    (Viet Nam and Korean Memorials)
12:00 Noon Lunch at Union Station
2:00 PM Tour of Ford’s Theatre
4:00 PM White House Walk
5:45 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Depart for Hotel
10:00 PM Curfew (early morning tomorrow and LONG day)

Friday, January 20—Inauguration Day
5:00 AM Check out of Rooms and Load Buses
6:00 AM Depart for Washington, D.C.
Breakfast on the Go
8:30 AM Security check (3 stages of checks)
12:00 Noon The President Elect will take the Oath of Office
12:30 PM Inaugural Address by newly sworn in President  (After speech, President will proceed to the Parade Route)

5:00 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Entertainment
11:00 PM Depart Washington D.C.

Saturday, January 21
7:00 AM Breakfast
9:30 AM Arrive at pickup location