CHP ICST 2009 Curaçao


Tentative Daily Schedule for ICST Curaçao

Day 1: Monday May 18, 2009

12:00 pm . depart from Illinois campus for O.Hare
3:00 pm . check-in at O.Hare airport in Chicago: the class will meet at the American check-in area, then each person goes through TSA security on their own
O'Hare flight information, weather, delays, and other info
5:30 pm . AA Flight #1904 departs from O.Hare for Miami
9:30 pm . AA Flight #1904 arrives in Miami from O.Hare
10:00 pm . meet at Baggage Claim at Miami Airport to transport to hotel
Hotel Information:
Holiday Inn Miami International Airport
1111 S. Royal Poincianna Rd.
Miami Springs, FL
(The hotel is 6.5 miles from the airport and offers free 24 hour shuttle)

Day 2: Tuesday May 19, 2009

7:30 am . board shuttle to Miami airport
8:15 am . check-in at Miami airport international American Airlines
10:15 am . AA Flight #939 departs from Miami for Curacao
1:05 pm . AA Flight #939 arrives in Curacao
3:00 . 5:00 pm . summary discussion of the second open water dives at Carmabi
5:00 . 7:00 pm .grocery run, free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm .summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 3: Wednesday May 20, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . Carmabi reef: SCUBA and snorkel check outs (in water)
10:00 . 12:00 pm . Carmabi reef: SCUBA and snorkel check outs (in water)
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Snake Baai + Carmabi (in water)
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Snake Baai + Carmabi (in water)
5:00 . 7:00 pm .free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm .summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 4: Thursday May 21, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . CuraƧ Cretaceous basalts (on land)
10:00 . 12:00 pm . Christofelberg hike and Landhuis Savonet (on land)
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Snake Baai + Carmabi reef (in water)
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Snake Baai + Carmabi reef (in water)
5:00 . 7:00 pm . grocery run, free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm .summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 5: Friday May 22, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . Cueba di Hato (on land)
10:00 . 12:00 pm . Willemstadt Synagogue and Floating Market (on land)
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Free in Willemstad (on land)
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Free in Willemstad (on land)
5:00 . 7:00 pm .free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm .summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 6: Saturday May 23, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . Blau Baai (on land)
10:00 . 12:00 pm . St. Michielsberg (on land)
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Snake Baai project (in water)
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Snake Baai project (in water)
5:00 . 7:00 pm . grocery run, free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm . Night snorkel; summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 7: Sunday May 24, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . Shete Boca (on land)
10:00 . 12:00 pm . Playa Kalki (on land)
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Playa Kalki project (in water)
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Playa Kalki project (in water)
5:00 . 7:00 pm .free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm .Night snorkel and SCUBA, summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 8: Monday May 25, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . Kura Hollanda (on land)
10:00 . 12:00 pm . Punda Otrabunda (on land)
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Carmabi project (in water)
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Carmabi project (in water)
5:00 . 7:00 pm . grocery run, free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm .summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 9: Tuesday May 26, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . Sea Aquarium (on land)
10:00 . 12:00 pm . Sea Aquarium (on land)
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Sea Aquarium project (in water)
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Sea Aquarium project (in water)
5:00 . 7:00 pm .free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm .Night Dive, summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 10: Wednesday May 27, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . Service project
10:00 . 12:00 pm . Service project
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Service project
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Service project
5:00 . 7:00 pm . grocery run, free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm .summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 11: Thursday May 28, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . Service project
10:00 . 12:00 pm . Service project
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Service project
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Service project
5:00 . 7:00 pm .free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .eat catered dinner at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 pm .Night Dive, summary of the day, discussion of the next day

Day 12: Friday May 29, 2009

7:00 . 8:00 am . eat breakfast, prepare sack lunches, water and snacks at Carmabi
8:00 . 10:00 am . SCUBA/snorkel location chosen by group (in water)
10:00 . 12:00 pm . SCUBA/snorkel location chosen by group (in water)
12:00 . 1:00 pm . eat sack lunch
1:00 . 3:00 pm . Project summaries
3:00 . 5:00 pm . Beach swim
5:00 . 7:00 pm .free time, get ready for dinner
7:00 . 8:00 pm .Rijs Tafel Indonesian dinner
8:00 . 10:00 pm . evening walking tour through Willemstad

Day 13: Saturday May 30, 2009

7:00 am - breakfast, make sandwiches for lunch in the airport
8:00 am 10:30 pm . free morning for packing and preparing to leave
11:00 pm . vans depart for the Curacao airport
12:10 pm . check-in for flight at Curacao International Airport
4:00 pm . flight information