under construction – last update 3/18/2019


Note, 3/18/2019: Mr. Tice and Mr. Carpenter will let us know if there is a day we can add a German/American soccer match.

Wed. Apr. 3, 2019 Germans Arrive at Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 4:25 pm. It looks like Mr. Lader will go fetch our German friends in a bus and bring them back to Aiken where they will meet you for the first time.
Thu. Apr. 4, 2019 Aiken HS: Breakfast; School Tour; Shadowing
Report to Mr. Lader’s room (C 157)  at the beginning of first period. Be 100% sure you know where to meet at the end of the day and what you will do if there is a miscommunication!
Fri. Apr. 5, 2019 Aiken HS: Shadowing
Welcome Party at Dukes BBQ at 6:30 pm –
Sat. Apr. 6, 2019 Spring Break
Optional Activity, Paintball: We’ll meet at Aiken HS at 9:00 am and drive to Ball Busters Paintball in West Columbia. Please visit their website for rules, waivers, and directions. –
The waiver is here.
Optional Activity, DuPont Planetarium, Seven Wonders Show: We’ll meet at the planetarium at 7:45 pm. –
Sun. Apr. 7, 2019 Spring Break
Optional Activity: Horseback Tour of Hitchcock Woods (Germans Only)? – contact = Annette Beeler @ Rebel Ranch tours (803) 640-2765
Optional Activity: USCA Baseball at 1:00 pm –
Mon. Apr. 8, 2019 Spring Break
Germans visit USC in Columbia
Optional Activity, City Council Meeting at 7:00 pm at the Municipal Center. Our German friends will be recognized. All are welcome to attend. Why not grab a bite at Betsy’s before the meeting or a dessert after? –
Tue. Apr. 9, 2019 Spring Break
Optional Activity, Volunteering: Golden Harvest Food Bank, 81 Capital Dr, Aiken, SC  29803 – Details TBA
Wed. Apr. 10, 2019 Spring Break
Optional Activity: Rock Climbing at the Carolina Bay at 5:45 pm –
Optional Activity, Softball: AHS vs MVHS 7:00 pm at AHS
Thu. Apr. 11, 2019 Spring Break
Optional Activity: Swimming at USCA at 12:30 pm –
Fri. Apr. 12, 2019 Spring Break
Optional Activity, Escape Room: Meet at 12:30 pm at Aiken 2 Escape –
Optional Activity, Professional Baseball: NY Mets at Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park, Atlanta, GA  (7:20 pm) – ticket info here
Sat. Apr. 13, 2019 Spring Break; Germans Depart for Beach (Details TBA)
Sun. Apr. 14, 2019 Spring Break; Germans at Beach
Mon. Apr. 15, 2019 Germans at Beach
Tue. Apr. 16, 2019 Germans at Beach
Wed. Apr. 17, 2019 Germans at Beach
Thu. Apr. 18, 2019 Germans at Beach
Fri. Apr. 19, 2019 Germans at Beach (Good Friday, No School)
Sat. Apr. 20, 2019 Germans Return from Beach
Optional Activity: Drive-In Movie at Big Mo  –
Sun. Apr. 21, 2019 Host Families (Easter Sunday)
Mon. Apr. 22, 2019 Aiken HS: Shadowing
Optional Activity, Rotary Club of Aiken: Germans meet at Newberry Hall at 12: pm. Not sure about American hosts. (Still waiting to hear from Rotary.)
Farewell Party: 6:00 pm at South Aiken Presbyterian Church 
Tue. Apr. 23, 2019 Aiken HS: Shadowing, Last Day
Last Evening in Host Family 🙁
Wed. Apr. 24, 2019 Germans Depart from Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 6:30 pm.
(Bus from Dr. Alford?)


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