Media FacilitiesIn connection with the talks at Camp David, scheduled to begin Tuesday, July 11, a media working facility will be established by the United States State Department at the Thurmont Elementary School, 805 East Main Street, Thurmont, Maryland. Beginning 7:00 AM EDT, Monday, July 10, the Media Facility will be available to the press 24 hours a day for the duration of the talks.
There will be daily media briefings with simultaneous interpretation available in English, Hebrew and Arabic at the media facility at the Thurmont Elementary School. Details on the briefing schedule are TBA.
To order a telecommunications line, fax your request to: Bell Atlantic at (fax number:) (202) 331-0257. You must include the following information on all orders:
Any telecommunications order placed by 5:00 PM EDT, Friday, July 7, will be operational by 7:00 AM EDT, Monday, July 10. Any order placed by mid-afternoon Saturday, will be operational by close of business on Monday. Any order after that, will be filled as possible.
Cell phone service note:
All others should fax credential requests to the Foreign Press Center, Attention: Liza Davis, at fax (202) 724-0073. The faxed request for credentials must include the following:
Name, affiliation, job title, permanent office address, permanent office phone number, and an area address and phone number if you are staying in the Thurmont area. Please include a cellular phone number if possible. Each request must be accompanied by a letter with signature of a manager in authority stating that you are assigned to cover the Summit for their news organization.Writers' workspace requests
Writers - All correspondents, with either U.S. or foreign media organizations, who wish to reserve working space at tables should call Liza Davis of the Foreign Press Center at (202) 661-8941. Each space will have one electrical outlet (110v). Correspondents who need more than one outlet for small equipment (e.g., a computer) should bring their own power strip.
TV and radio workspace requests
For other requirements: Please call Joan Storck at the Foreign Press Center: (202) 661-8965.
Parking at Thurmont Elementary School
|Directions to Thurmont Elementary School|
From Washington, DC: Take 495 to Interstate 270 North. Follow 270 North toward Frederick, Maryland, to Route 15 North. From Baltimore: Take Interstate 70 West to Frederick, and then get onto Route 15 North.
FOR THURMONT: Exit off Route 15 at Route 77 EAST. Route 77 east is Main Street in Thurmont. Follow Main Street through the town. As you leave town, Thurmont Elementary School is on the left side of Main Street.
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