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7 Day Akaskan Cruise
Serenade of the Seas®
Note:  There is an optional spouse program tied to ship events.  Please contact Terri Getman for more information.

*6:00 – 7:30pm Group Networking Dinner - Each Night

Sunday, September 12     Boarding Day - Vancouver

8:00 – 9:30 Elevator Speech Contest - Hotel

9:30–12:00 Education Session - Hotel

4:30 – 5:30pm Welcome Gathering & Icebreaker

8:00pm – 9:30 Career Exploration Competition Practice Sessions

Evening – Optional Cruise Entertainment

Monday, September 13     Inside Passage & Student Competitions

9:00 Spouse – Main Dinning - Program follows Breakfast

8:30 - 12:30pm Cruise Education Sessions
3:00 – 5:00pm Career Exploration Competition
5:30 – 6:00 Group Picture
Evening – Optional Cruise Entertainment

Tuesday, September 14     Sitka, Alaska 

All day – With its small-town appeal and the state’s most postcard-worthy scenes, Sitka truly offers the best of Alaska.  Spend the day enjoying its snow-capped peaks, rare wildlife and volcanic Mount Edgecumbe.

 ** Optional Group Excursion **
Evening – Optional Cruise Entertainment

Wednesday, September 15     Juneau, Alaska

All day – With its snowcapped mountains, misty rainforests, massive glaciers and bounty of wildlife, Alaska’s remote state capital is the perfect place to dive into nature.  The city’s picturesque downtown area offers centuries-old bars, boutique shops and historic landmarks.  For outdoor thrills, you can take your pick of activities ranging from whale watching in Auke Bay Harbor to tundra trekking over Mendenhall Glacier, and even try your hand at gold panning in Last Chance Basin.
Evening – Optional Cruise Entertainment

Thursday, September 16     Skagway, Alaska

From 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM:  The tiny town of Skagway still looks like it did during the Klondike Gold Rush over 100 years ago— and today it remains an outpost for thrilling Alaskan adventure. 

From 5:00PM to 10:00PM  Haines, Alaska

Friday, September 17     Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska and Education at Sea

Sightseeing from 7:00AM - 10:00AM

9:00am Spouse – Main Dinning - Program follows Breakfast
8:30 – 3:30pm – Cruise Education Sessions
In Port from 5:00PM to 10:00PM

Saturday, September 18     Cruising and Education at Sea

11:00am Spouse – Main Dinning - Program follows Breakfast
11:00 – 3:00pm – Cruise Education Sessions
3:30 – 4:30 – Optional Recap & Planning Next Cruise
4:30 – 5:30pm Group Farewell Cocktail & Contest Winners Announced

Sunday, September 19     Vancouver Arrival