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Lowcountry Field Trips visited the UGA Aquarium touch tanks.

Fishy Habits

Did you know that fish can be picky eaters? I was a parent chaperone with the younger group portion of this field trip and our guide was describing the eating habits of some of the creatures swimming all around us. The UGA Aquarium is an exciting place to visit for all ages, but I recommend

Lowcountry Field Trips enjoyed a trip to Waddell Mariculture Center wet lab.

A Fishy Field Trip

LFT enjoyed an educationally rich trip to Waddell Mariculture Center where local biologist Erin Levesque gave us a tour of the outdoor ponds, indoor tanks, and nearby riverside native garden. The facility recently conducted a renovation of the indoor spawning tanks. These tanks are important to their research because unlike the outdoor ponds, scientists can

Girls enjoyed a bead bracelet class at High Tide Beads on Hilton Head.

High Tide Beads: a True Local Gem

LFT recently enjoyed a class at High Tide Beads for making basic bead bracelets. The group was completely unprepared for how enjoyable the time in the shop would be. Steven Mardell, designer and local shop owner for 23 years, was wonderful with the group which consisted of a large age range. It can be difficult

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

Active Shooter Training

No one wants to talk about it, but we are committed to raising awareness and thus lowering risk in our community In recent decades, horrific mass shootings have been thrust into public consciousness. Mitigating the effects of these sudden incidents is the responsibility of those who serve in our communities. The public expects an effective

Ice Cream Social

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! Ok, well hopefully there won’t be too much screaming at our Ice Cream social. We do expect squeals of delight and sugar induced giggles. Learn Together Lowcountry is celebrating a wonderful year of learning together. We want you to join us! Bring a taco item

Avocados, tomatoes, and onions on a carving board

Nutrition Workshop

One of the most exciting parts of Learn Together Lowcountry is the workshops. For our first workshop featuring food, we welcomed Kelly McCombs, a senior instructor at USCB for Nutrition, Foods, Culture, and Management. Students experienced relevant nutrition education enhanced with a taste testing! Kelly explained that the word “diet” isn’t a trick or a

CAPA Toy Drive

CAPA Toy Drive CAPA (Child Abuse Prevention Association) organizes a gift drive each year for more than 300 children. Gifts are collected for children in a local foster home, CAPA’s Open Arms Children’s Home, or to a needy family involved with DSS or in another CAPA program.. This year they will distribute donated gifts all over Beaufort county and

Jam Out Fundraiser

The Learn Together Lowcountry jam fundraiser has concluded for 2018. Our families made it a HUGE success! Thank you for contributing to your school group Learn Together Lowcountry! Take a look at Learn Together Lowcountry’s jam fundraiser! Thank you for supporting our youth.   It’s time to jam out this week with our Learn Together

Student Essays on our Blog

Are you interested in enriching your student’s field trip experience? We need student field trip journalists! Whether your student wishes to submit a paragraph or 3-page essay, your student’s work may be featured on our site.  This is a great way to feature your students work, extend their educational experience, and have an online keepsake