Colorado Springs Trip

General Trip Information

The Symphonic and Concert Bands are will be traveling to Colorado Springs for the Director's Choice Scholastic Music Festival. The festival is a competitive event with ratings and rankings from experienced adjudicators, professional recordings of each performance, as well as an interactive clinic with adjudicators after the performance.

Trip dates are set for Wednesday, April 25th through Sunday, April 29th. Trip highlights currently include:

Wednesday
Early morning departure, Lunch & Dinner enroute, Hotel Check In 
Thursday
Tour of Air Force Academy, Tour of Olympic Training Center, Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings, Garden of the Gods
Friday
Pikes Peak - Cog Railway, Seven Falls, Rehearsal Time 
Saturday
Old Colorado City, Contest Performances, Dinner at the Summit
Sunday
Early morning departure, Lunch & Dinner enroute, Late Arrival in Jenks

Opt in/Opt out forms were passed out to students on Tuesday, November 28th and Wednesday, November 29th. Signed forms are due back by Friday, December 15th. Click HERE for a copy of the Opt In/Opt Out Form.

Payment Information

Currently, the estimated cost is $800.00. Final cost will be published when all trip details have been determined and remaining payments adjusted accordingly. Payments are divided up into four draws. The draws will occur approximately a week before each payment due date. Payments will begin in January and continue through the beginning of April. Payment schedule is listed below:

Payment Due Date Amount Trip Balance

 01/12/2018

 $200.00

 $200.00

 02/09/2018

 $200.00

 $400.00

 03/09/2018

 $200.00

 $600.00

 04/13/2018

 $200.00

 $800.00

 

Students and parents should be thoroughly familiar with the Trip Fund and High School Band Handbook Policies. Payments may be made Online (under categories, choose trip payments) or mailed check to:

Jenks Band Parents
P.O. Box 425
Jenks, OK 74037-0425

Chaperone Information

Parents wishing to serve as chaperones for overnight trips will be required to go through the application process with the Jenks Band Parents Organization. The deadline to apply to be a chaperone for the Colorado Springs Trip is Thursday, February 9st.

Chaperone Application for Overnight Trips

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For more information, families should refer to the high school band handbook and trip fund policy. Students and parents who have questions about this may also email Mr. Hillock.