Director of Morning Wake-Up Singers
Star Island has the
custom of waking the conferees each morning with a roving band of
On your arrival at
Star, see the hotelís Desk Clerk.
- Ask for the cache of wake-up songs. Choose
six songs - one for each morning on Star.
- Also ask the Desk Clerk to mark a map of the
Island with your "wake-up route." Take particular care to
note the areas to avoid. For example, do not go to areas where Pels
Make a short
announcement at dinner on day of arrival.
Explain that you are
recruiting a chorus to sing the conferees awake each morning.
Tell recruits to
meet you in the hotel lobby each morning to learn the dayís song.
- Meet for the next
five days at 7:00 A.M.
- Meet at
6:40 on the final morning, since breakfast is at 7:15 and boarding
the ferry starts at 8:00 A.M.
Before teaching the
song in the morning, gather the following information:
- the breakfast
menu from the Dining Hallís Menu Board;
- the water temperature from the Chief
weather report from the Desk Clerk.
Once your group is in
tune each morning, make the rounds of the two hotels, the cottages,
and the motel units. At each destination, sing your song. Follow it by
barking the time, water and air temperatures, weather report, and
- Take care at Oceanic
to avoid the Pelicanís quarters. Traditionally, you would sing on
the second and third floors, but not on the stairway.
- Sing on the second
and third floors of Gosport Hotel.
- Like the Pied
Piper, you may draw followers. Some will be small, so walk at a
comfortable pace for your group.
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