Field Trips

CC 2018 FALL Field Trips

updated: 08/12/2018 JD

September 7, 10:00am-10:45am
SC Botanical Gardens in Clemson
Forest foray program • $4/student (Children 3 and under are FREE) Enter the complex world of a forest ecosystem to explore the roles of plants, vertebrates, and invertebrates in molding this unique environment. In this thought-provoking program, students examine ways in which habitats change over time, and the creatures and processes that facilitate those transformations.

September 14, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Roper Mt. Science Center
Homeschool Day • $5 (Children 3 and under are FREE)
An opportunity for individual families, co-ops, and home school associations to experience instructor-led lessons and demonstrations in our nationally recognized learning labs. Tickets can be purchased at: ropermountain.org

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 9:30 am
Brooks Center in Clemson
Ranky Tanky • FREE
From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, the musical roots of this Charleston are fertile ground from which these musicians are grateful to have grown. Recommended for ages 6-18. We will meet up at Barrett’s Place Playground in Pendleton after the show! Pack a picnic lunch and your nature journal! Even though tickets are free you must register for them. You should’ve already received an email with a link to the form.

Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 10:00am
Peace Center Concert Hall
Ballet Folklórico de México • $10
Founded in 1952 by dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernández, Ballet Folklórico de México fuses music, dance, and costumes of Mexican folklore from pre-Colombian civilizations through the modern era.
Recommended grade levels: 3-12. 25% deposit due by September 1

Saturday, December 14 @ 10:30am
Furman University McCalister Auditorium
The Nutcracker • $5
Tickets can be purchased through the Greenville Ballet. More details to come.

CC 2019 SPRING Field Trips

January
Campbell Geology Museum in Clemson
Admission: $3
Clemson University’s Bob Campbell Geology Museum strives to stimulate curiosity and respect for humanity’s shared natural heritage by promoting greater understanding of complex, ongoing geological processes and the interrelated history of life on Earth recorded in the fossil record.

February Fernbank Museum in Atlanta
Admission: $8/Student of all ages; $16/Adults
Experience a world of adventure filled with dinosaurs, live animals, cultural artifacts and hands-on science explorations. Take a walk on the wild side as you explore 75 acres of new outdoor nature adventures in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest.

March Diamond Hill Mine in Abbeville
Admission: $15 Adult/$5 Kids (Under 6 is FREE)
Diamond Hill Mine is one of the premier Quartz mines in the south. Among the varieties of Quartz that can be found here include our legendary Skeletal Quartz as well as Amethyst, Milkey and Smokey Quartz. On occasion guests may also find Aquamarine, Garnet and Epidote.

Friday, April 12 @ 10:00am Huguenot Loft in Greenville
Avital meets Avital • $10
Avital meets Avital draws on the diverse influences of Moroccan and North African sounds, folkloric and classical traditions, and Israeli harmonies and Mediterranean rhythms, creating a musical melting pot where the finesse of chamber music meets the raw emotional energy of jazz. 25% deposit due by September 1