Join Mat-Su Central School on an amazing trip to Prince William Sound, Whittier! Ride the rails through breathtaking scenery & the longest multi-use tunnel in the U.S. Then, cruise through the pristine passageways and fjords in Prince William Sound. Cruise through Ester Passage into College Fjord for a panoramic view of all the glaciers named after the Eastern Colleges during the Harriman Expedition. Next, we will cruise to Surprise Glacier & Barry Arm located in the Harriman Fjord. The captain plots a path through the ice filled waters up the the front of the glacier to watch for massive chunks of ice calving into the sea. The cruise includes a complimentary hot lunch, narration by U.S. Forest Service Ranger & a no sea sickness guarantee.
Transportation: The school bus will pick us up at MSCS promptly at 7:50am, arrive at the Anchorage train depot and then depart for Whittier at 9:45am. We will return to Anchorage at 9:15pm and ride the bus back to MSC, arriving between 10:15 – 10:30pm.
Lunch is on us! Choose one of the following meal options:
• Wild Alaskan Smoked Salmon Chowder and a fresh Julienne Vegetable Salad.
• Hearty Vegetable Chili and a fresh Julienne Vegetable Salad.
• Gluten Free Vegetable Chili and a fresh Julienne Vegetable Salad.
• Kids meal (Age 2-11) Choose from the above options or choose our all beef hot dog, chips, and a fruit cup.
Note: Our popular Wild Alaska Smoked Salmon Chowder will be served unless another option is requested at booking.Guests with special dietary concerns may consult our 2017 Meal Nutritional Facts. If we do not have a meal that meets your special circumstances, you are welcome to bring your own food.
Cost: $168 (price will be automatically deducted from the students allotment) Parents are welcome to attend. The adult price is $257. Please pay Henry Henson, MSCS accountant, by cash or check one week prior to the event.