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ACCENT on Children’s Arrangements, Inc. will provide exciting children’s programs for the 42nd ALEC Annual Meeting. The children and young adults in the program will be entertained and cared for all day with activities tailored to meet their needs. Please note that these programs are for children only. Parents and/or caretakers are not allowed to accompany the child(ren) in the camp or on off-site programs.

All children 6 months through 17 years old are welcome to participate and will have special age-oriented activities planned for them. Scheduled activities (art & craft projects, active games and much, much more) will take place at the on-site center. Children ages 7-17 will have the opportunity to participate in the educational youth tours, allowing them to experience the diversity of San Diego, CA. The tours will depart and return to the on-site Activity Center each day.

The children will be divided into groups for different age-appropriate activities. This is for the safety and security of the children.

* please note: although the Representatives and Senators have the same schedule, each age group will have their own staff assigned to them and they will be within a group with just their peers

Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be paid for by ALEC and provided at the following times in the Activity Center. However, these times are subject to change.*

* Please note that meals are included in the tour program

Kids Congress Registration

Members Early Registration (ending June 5) Standard Registration (ending July 3) On-Site Registration (beginning July 4)
Kids Congress (6 mos to 17 yrs) for ALEC Members Full Conference rate 250 350 550
Kids Congress (6 mos to 17 yrs) Daily rate: Wed., Thurs., Fri. 150 150 250
Non-Members Early Registration (ending June 5) Standard Registration (ending July 3) On-Site Registration (beginning July 4)
Kids Congress (6 mos to 17 yrs) for Non-ALEC Members Full Conference rate 350 450 650
Kids Congress (6 mos to 17 yrs) Daily rate: Wed., Thurs., Fri. 150 150 250

 

How to Register for Kids Congress

1) Complete the ALEC Annual Meeting registration process for either members or non-members.

2) After completing the ALEC registration process for Kids Congress, fill out and submit the ACCENT Registration Form and Waiver to the address provided on the form. The form can be found here.

Once you arrive onsite, parents will first go to the ALEC Registration Desk to pick up the child(ren)’s badges for entry into the Kids Congress Program. After picking up the badge(s) at the ALEC Registration Desk, they will be directed to the Kids Congress Check-In Desk to check in and have a photo made. Anyone who will be authorized to drop off or pick up a child will be required to be photographed at check-in. This process can take up to 30 minutes the first time they register. At Kids Congress check-in, the parent will be provided with a package of materials outlining specific scheduling for your child. Registration will open from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, July 21st and then at 7:30 AM each day thereafter.

If you have any questions, please contact ALEC at (571)482-5003 or meetings@alec.org.

Overall Schedule

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Noon – 6:00 PM (Registration Only)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM & 6:00 PM –10:30 PM

Thursday, July 23, 2015

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM & 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Friday, July 24, 2015

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM & 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Schedules By Age Group

Junior Representative (Ages 6 months – 6 years)

 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

7:30 AM: Congress Opens

7:30 AM – 9:00 greetings from San DiegoPM: “Ocean Commotion” Activity Center: Junior representatives will submerge themselves into a sea of fun activities complete with bubble blowing, singing, finger plays, stories, crafts and stimulating word games. They are sure to have a whale of a time! This will also be great way to get to know other campers and become familiar with the on-site staff.  A special visitor will also stop by to entertain them. In the evening, the junior representatives will explore interesting trivia about San Diego and watch a favorite underwater movie.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

7:30 AM: Congress Opens

7:30 AM – 9:00 PM: “Exploration Extravaganza” Activity Center: Junior representatives will explore the land of this coastal city by learning about different bridges, sports teams, transportation and signature events through upbeat songs, finger plays, games, stories and crafts. An interactive floor mat will also let the children explore “driving” around the city. The craft will focus on that night’s activitya talent show! The children will get to create costumes for their performances and the night will wrap up with live entertainment.

Friday, July 24, 2015

7:30 AM: Congress Opens

7:30 AM – 9:00 PM: “Under the Big Top” Activity Center:  Junior representatives will take flight as they learn more about the circus. Children will get to unleash their inner clown by creating balloon animals, playing fun picture games and reading stories about animals in circus acts. The craft will focus on creating props to showcase magic and the junior representatives will then get to perform their own circus act. A special guest will also stop by to bring some smiles. The evening continues with more games, dancing, and sing-alongs before winding down with a special movie.

Representatives (Ages 7 – 12 years) & Senators (Ages 13 – 17 years)*

*While they have the same programming, the groups will be separated by age.


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

7:30 AM: Congress Opens

7:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Activity Center: This will provide a meeting place for the representatives to meet and greet one another before heading out for the day.seaworld

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM: “Sea World Spectacular:” Representatives will enjoy a memorable day at SeaWorld complete with marine life, roller coasters, a visit to Turtle Reef, Shark Encounter and the chance to view amazing live shows.

5:00 PM– 10:30 PM: “Fantastic Fun” Activity Center: Enjoy a fun-filled evening inside the hotel as you make unforgettable friends and enjoy memorable times. Participate in a variety of gaming and card tournaments and show your skills as each participant will have something to brag about – and of course, everyone is a winner! Spend the evening competing in a Wii tournament with your peers as you strive to be the best at your favorite game. The excitement continues with a “Talent Show” where junior representatives can show off with a variety of performances.


Thursday, July 23, 2015

7:30 AM: Congress Opens

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Activity Center:  Representatives can gather in the Center to mingle and discover fun and interesting trivia about the beautiful city of San Diego!

9:00 AM – 6:00 PMmuseum: “Museum Madness” Balboa Park: Begin the day at Balboa Park with a visit to the nation’s largest multi-sport museum which boasts memorabilia reflecting San Diego’s sporting legacy. More than an archive of San Diego sports, this 70,000-square-foot facility on three levels is a center that encourages visitors to be participants as well as observers. A state-of-the-art exhibit celebrates the sport of sailing and all that it means to San Diego. There is also a room dedicated to the America’s Cup, including models, half models, and important imagery and information about the oldest international sporting trophy in continuous competition. After lunch, tour the Museum of Natural History which features fascinating exhibitions about the unique and biodiverse southern California region and a new giant screen Dolby digital 3D theater showing films with a focus on the natural world as it is today and as it was in the past.padres and pie

 

6:00 PM – 10:30 PM: “Padres & Pie at the Park:” Representatives will be cheering for San Diego’s favorite baseball team – The Padres – as they watch an exciting game of Major League Baseball at the open-air Petco Park! During the “Seventh Inning Stretch” we will find time to dine on some delicious pizza while we watch the exciting finish!


Friday, July 24, 2015

7:30 AM: Congress Opens

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Activity Center: Before our day’s adventure, have breakfast and chat with friends in the Center.

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM: “Race to the Rides:” Belmont Amusement Park: Enter the exciting Belmont Park to experience countless rides with twists turns, bumps, and spins! This beachfront park offers fun rides like bumper cars, roller coasters, teacups and more. There are also plenty of arcade games to keep you busy! If you don’t feel like going on one of the many rides, just soak up the sun and the beautiful beach views.

arcade5:00 PM– 10:30 PM: “Dave & Buster’s Finale Night Blowout:” Representatives will hang out with friends and play all of their favorite games at Dave & Buster’s San Diego. Featuring a variety of games and arcade favorites such as NASCAR racing, Air Hockey, SkeeBall, Mario Kart, Star Wars and Pac man, Dave and Buster’s is sure to have something for everyone. While interacting with each other and exploring all of the games, they can also dance the night away with live DJ music.