St. Simons is an island off the Georgia coast known for its salt marshes and sandy stretches like East Beach. A museum traces the history of St. Simons lighthouse, rebuilt in 1872 after it was destroyed in the Civil War. It is the largest barrier island in the Golden Isles and lies across the Marshes of Glynn, made famous by poet Sidney Lanier.
These Journeys are specifically designed with teachers, curriculum, and Service Learning components with outcomes linked to the learning.
Fort Frederica National Monument preserves the archaeological remnants of a fort and town built by James Oglethorpe between 1736 and 1748 to protect the southern boundary of the British colony of George from Spanish raids. About 630 British troops were stationed at the fort.
Middle School Students
*This includes all accommodations, food, work project materials and programming.
At Driftwood Education Center teachers are able to choose from a variety of classes in which to have students participate. For example, ‘Merely Plankton’ allows students to learn about the thriving ecosystems of marshlands and the thousands of species that inhabit them. Or, choose to take ‘Feather Physics’ gives teaches students about the general principles behind the physics of flights. Students will be immerses in experimentation, discussion and observation to understand these flight principles. These are just two examples of a variety of class curriculum for your students!
4:00pm – Team Meeting
6:00pm – Dinner, review of Journey
* Schedule is created based on the size of your Journey and the type of Journey.
* All journeys and schedules are customized based on the location and type of Journey.
8:00am – Breakfast
9:00am – depart or arrive at Serve Location
12:30pm – break for lunch
1:00pm – continue on local Serve projects
4:30pm – head back to base hotel/camp
6:00pm – Team dinner and relax time
Day 4 will depend on the Journey and optional adventures are offered for our Explore day! Day 5 & 6 will either be an additional Serve, Adventure, or a Departure Day.