Collaborative Trips & Tours: Seniors and Beyond
Track: Recreation Programming

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 | 3:00 to 4:15pm

David Schmidt, Senior Services Coordinator, City of Federal Way
Rocky Kirwin, Recreation Coordinator, City of Auburn

Session Description:

Stuck in a rut planning your trips and tours? Thinking that if you make one more trip to the casino it might be your last? There is hope and it comes in the form of this session! The presenters will introduce the collaborative trip planning model, which joins together multiple agencies to increase buying power and expand program offerings. The session highlights will include choosing a partner, tour management and smart budgeting for full cost recovery. This trips and tours “makeover session” is just what you need to refresh and rejuvenate your program line-up! Better yet, it’s for all ages!

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn the keys to partnering with other municipalities for trips and tours.
  • Participants will learn about trip and tour budgeting for success and full cost recovery.
  • Participants will review sample itineraries and understand critical steps necessary to ensure tour planning success.