The course will be held at the Meeting Center at La Quinta Hotel, 3970 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169.
DATES: October 4-6, 2019; Jan 31-Feb 2, 2020; March 27-29, 2020
HOW TO REGISTER: Click here to download the registration form for the Las Vegas courses.
COURSE: These intensive weekend courses focus on academic enrichment and are not a tour of the area. Students may decide to arrive early or stay later to tour on their own.
MEALS INCLUDED: Snacks on Friday evening, breakfast and lunch Saturday and breakfast Sunday.
SLEEPING ROOMS: Rooms are double occupancy with two double beds and bathroom. There is potential of a few rooms for 3 or 4 students who want to be together and who are willing to share beds.
TRANSPORTATION: You are responsible for getting to the course in Las Vegas and back home. Contact the meeting center when you arrive at the airport 702-796-9000 to arrange free airport pick up.
COST: Courses in Las Vegas will cost $370 and the late fee rate will be $420. Those living locally who do not want housing and breakfasts will cost $310 and with the late fee $360.
COURSE SCHEDULE: Your weekend course will begin Friday evening at 7:00 PM and will be packed with seminars, workshops and activities until check out on Sunday at 11:50 am. Course content is subject to change but includes effective techniques and activities to motivate children, communications skills, financial and time management, unleashing your creativity, proper writing skills and techniques, and more.
TO BRING: Comfortable clothing, camera or smartphone for the digital photography course session, toiletries, pen, paper, medical insurance information, identification, sunscreen.
HOMEWORK: Homework assignments can be found on our web site or email us for the assignments: email@example.com
CREDITS: The College of Saint Rose, an accredited four year college has been offering Silver Bay Courses for au pairs and American students since 1996. Each weekend plus homework is worth 36 hours of study which is equivalent to three credits.
ARRIVING EARLY OR STAYING LATER: Students who want to arrive a few days early or stay a few days later can take advantage of a discounted group rate at the conference center. Further information about this option will be available later. Our estimate is that Thursday night will cost $108 per room and Sunday night $95 per room plus tax. Confirmations will include who to contact at the hotel and you would pay the hotel directly for any additional nights.
ROOMMATES: About 30 days before the weekend we will assign rooms and roommates. If you have given us the name of a roommate we will do our best to house you together. Most au pairs attending do not have a friend coming with them, so we assign you with another au pair in that case.
GUESTS: Guest space may be available for those not taking the course for $170 per person for room and the breakfasts from Friday evening until Sunday morning. Email for information at least 36 days in advance, to firstname.lastname@example.org
REFUNDS for VEGAS COURSES: Written refund requests received 20 days prior to the course or earlier, will receive a full refund less $150 cancellation charge. If canceling less than 20 days before the course, refund is dependent upon filling any cancelled spot with another student.