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Participant's Guide to the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute 2014

What to Pack

Teacher Institutue Participants

You should plan to dress comfortably throughout the week; the pace of the Institute involves 10- to 12-hour days, with three to five miles of walking throughout the day being common. The summer weather in Virginia is usually 90+ degrees with high humidity and occasional afternoon thundershowers. The extremely hot and humid weather can take its toll on those who are unprepared. Cool and comfortable clothing is a necessity.

Shorts and walking/athletic shoes are highly recommended. Laundry facilities are not available on site, so please pack appropriately.

Be sure to bring:

  • hat
  • sunglasses
  • sunscreen
  • bug spray
  • umbrella/rain gear
  • medications
  • photo identification
  • Mobile device, such as a smartphone, tablet, or laptop and their chargers

Additional suggestions:

  • camera (be prepared for many photo opportunities!)
  • memory cards or film
  • extra batteries or recharging cords, etc.

***If you have food allergies or dietary restrictions,
please inform us when you register
***

What if I forget something?

Items such as toothpaste, shampoo, beverages, etc., may be purchased at the hotel gift shops or vending machines. (Note: CocaCola products are sold in Colonial Williamsburg.)