Itinerary

SamPLE california prisontour ITINERARY and transportation


 
 

  

above: BRAND NEW CHARTER BUS: for most trips, will seat 1 student per pair of seats.
laptop computer power at all seats; video monitors
DVD/ video/ radio/ bathroom/ cooler with refreshments

below: 39-passenger stretch limo to used for shorter excursions to local prisons and jails. e.g. cj431 class.

 
 


Departure:

Gateway Center (new KPBS Bldg on Campanile Dr.-across from student health center).

Arrange drop-off and pick-up. Do NOT park in parking structures during school holidays.

Schedule:

Be punctual! “Depart” always means suitcase & body loaded onto bus, not running-for-the-bus.

Food:

Trip includes 4 free breakfasts, two lunches, pizza night, Roseville BBQ, plus snacks/drinks/water on bus.

No smoking or alcohol allowed in rooms or on bus.

Miscellaneous:

Bring pillow/blanket; swimsuit (indoor pool @Rocklin); motion/hay fever Rx; $75-$100 for food/souvenirs. Pack wisely; avoid solid blue/green/white/yellow/orange. Refer to primer handout for details about dress and behavior standards.

Hotel:

Don’t charge anything to room! Don’t use hotel phones, except for room to room conversations.

 

Monday

4:30a

 

Bus picks up Sutton and supplies at home.

Jan.

5:10a

 

Students meet at Gateway Center/KPBS Bldg. Please don’t park in bus space.

April

5:15a

 

Bus arrives at Gateway Center Bldg.

May

5:20a

 

Bus departs San Diego. ( 2 hrs driving -> downtown Los Angeles 120 mi.) NO chasing bus!

June 

8:30a

11:30

LA Twin Towers/ Reception Center/ Men's Central Jail--Los Angeles (largest jail in world)

 

12:30 

1:45 

lunch and chat with Mark Delaplane (Los Angeles) (3 hrs driving -> SLO 171 mi.)

5:30p

 

Quality Suites--San Luis Obispo; 1631 Monterey St. (805 541-5001) check in; freshen up

hosted happy hour 5:30-7:30pm; no-host outdoor BBQ; selections from $6

Tuesday

5:00a

 

Arrange own wake-up call.

Jan.

6:00a

 6:20

breakfast buffet (provided, made-to-order breakfast, in Hotel)

April

6:30a

 

Hurry! Depart Hotel (luggage loaded) (110 mi -> Soledad)

May

8:30a

 12:00

Correctional Training Facility—Soledad Central (state-II, III)

June 

12:15p

 12:45

lunch in city of Soledad – (not provided; very fast food)

 

1:15p

- 4:00

Salinas Valley State Prison--Soledad (state-IV) (3 1/2 hr -> Sac 210 mi

 

8:30p

 

Hyatt House—(Rancho Cordova)

Wednesday

5:00a

 

Arrange own wake-up call.

Jan.

6:00a

- 6:20

Hurry! breakfast (provided—hot continental breakfast in Hotel)

April

6:30a

 

Depart Hotel (leave luggage in room; we return here.) (110 mi -> Quentin)

May 

8:45a

 12:00

San Quentin--Quentin (state-II; RC; CR) (60 min -> Delancey St. 20 mi)

June 

1:30p

- 2:30

lunch—(not provided) Delancey Street; Crossroads Cafe

 

2:30p

- 3:30

Delancey Street Foundation (private residential drug treatment program)

(Jan. tours will not tour Delancey St.)

 

4:00p

- 6:45

San Francisco (Pier 39, Ghiradelli Sq., Fishm’s Whf; Fog Harbor Rest/Bar)

 

7:00p

 

BUS LEAVES SF for hotel—Hyatt House

 

9:00p

 

Arrive hotel

Thursday

5:45a

 

Arrange own wake-up call.

Jan.

6:45a

- 7:05

breakfast (provided—hot continental breakfast in Hotel)

April

7:15a

 

Depart Hotel (leave luggage in room; we return here.) (20mi -> Folsom)

May

8:00a

 11:00

California State Prison – Sacramento (state-IV)

June 

8:30

10:30

driver drops off and picks up lunch orders (Subway, 704 E. Bidwell, Folsom)

 

11:30

 12:30

lunch (provided) on Folsom grounds

 

12:30

4:00

Folsom State Prison--Folsom (state-III; “old Folsom”)

 

4:00

4:15

group pictures, Folsom museum, & souvenirs (if time)

 

5:15

5:30

stop for BBQ materials 

 

5:45p

 

Arrive hotel—Hyatt House

 

6:00p

- 7:30

BBQ & hosted reception at hotel with Sgt. Kevin Huttner from Folsom

Friday

5:15a

 

Arrange own wake-up call.

Jan.

6:15a

- 6:45

breakfast (provided—hot continental breakfast in Hotel)

April 

7:00a

 

Depart Hotel (luggage loaded) (165 mi -> CCWF)

May

9:30p

12:00

Central California Women’s Facility--Chowchilla (state I-IV; CR)

June 

1:45p

- 2:00

lunch @ Selma, 2867 Highland Ave. or nearby (not provided) (3 1/4 hrs -> Valencia 200  mi)

 

5:15p

- 5:30

optional stop for driver/rest break (3 hrs -> San Diego 160 mi)

 

8:45p

 

SDSU campus: dropoff students. (Have your ride waiting for you!)