BBQ and Steak Fry
We will have an American style barbeque ("Burgers and Brats")
on the evening of Saturday, August 16, and a Steak fry on the
evening of Monday August 18th. Both events will be at the Kuhn
barn in the Fermilab village.
Buses will take participants to the Village and drop them at
their hotel after each event.
On Sunday, August 17, we have arranged a full-day outing to downtown
Chicago. Buses will be available to take participants from
the school hotel and from the Users Center parking lot in
the Fermilab Village to Chicago, with drop-off at Millenium
Park. From there, you can head north to Navy Pier, The Water
Tower, and shopping on Michigan Avenue, or south to The Art
Institute of Chicago, The Field Museum, and The Shedd Aquarium.
of Chicago free trolley service
and other pay-per-ride public transportation
is available connecting most major tourist sites. Trolleys typically
run every 20 minutes. Please see the trolley
For more information on the transportation in this area managed
by the Illinois-Grand Corridor Transportation Management Association
(TMA), please visit
or www.tylin.com for schedules
and routes. On Sundays, the free trolley system operates from
addition to the free trolley service, city
buses and taxi services are available.
Return buses to the hotel and The Village will pick-up at ~TBD
pm at the same drop-off point at Millenium Park. Please see
the school registration materials for further details. Those
who wish to stay in the city later can return via train (see
After the evening discussion on Tuesday Aug 12, the LHC Physics Center (LPC)
will host a reception
in the Atrium of Wilson Hall High Rise. The reception will include informal tours of the LHC@FNAL Remote Operations Center.
Farewell Dinner at the University of Chicago campus
On the afternoon before the last day of classes (Thurs. Aug 21), students will be transported to Chicago by bus and be given the opportunity to visit
the Adler Planetarium, followed by a lecture at the University of Chicago, and ending up with the final banquet in the evening.
Students will then be transported back to the hotel.