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----- NC - Year of the Salamander
By LCCP

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Ages 6-12. $8/child.
Conservation groups have designated 2014 as the Year of the Salamander. In this program we'll learn about the lifestyles and adaptations of salamanders, as well as what can be done to conserve them. We'll search the Old Beech Nature Trail for the hiding places of these secretive amphibians and observe them in the wild.

Preregistration is required. Get a registration form and send it in with payment to sign up.

Call 919-460-3355 for more information.

Lake Crabtree County Park
1400 Aviation Parkway
Morrisville, NC 27560


----- NC/SC Biology Dissection Lab
By NatureFriend

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The Museum of York County at 4621 Museum Rd.,located in Rock Hill, SC will be hosting a Biology Dissection Lab for 8th grade-12th grade homeschooled students, beginning March 4th 2 pm-4 pm and continuing every Tuesday in March. Labs will be led by Cynthia Spratley a former Biology teacher at Lake Pointe Academy, and currently a Museum Program Manager. Cost is $65 nonrefundable deposit, by February 20th!
Total due is $99 for Museum members, $125 for non-members minus the $65 deposit/balance will be due by the first day of class. Sibling discounts available. Four sepecimens will be dissected: earthworm, grasshopper, crayfish, and a frog. Class is limited to 15 and must have 10 students minimum. Deposits will be returned if minimum is not met. Please email Cynthia with any questions: cspratley@chmuseums.org or email our scheduler@chmuseums.org between 9 am- 5 pm Mon-Fri. Hope to see you there. This class should meet the dissection section of most curricula including ABeka, BJU, and Apologia. Please spread the word! www.chmuseums.org


----- SC - Homeschool Adventure Day YMCA Camp Greenville
By jdubrowski

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http://www.campgreen...venture-day.php

HOME SCHOOL ADVENTURE TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014
YMCA Camp Greenville, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains about an hour drive from Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC is excited to offer our popular Home School Adventure Day! Set on a ridge overlooking the Carolina Peidmont,Y Camp Greenville features 1400 acres of land at 3200 feet.


Join us for a full day of activities supervised by our trained Camp staff. Lunch is optional. Meals are served buffet style in our Dining Hall, as well as an option for vegetarians and gluten free diets that let us know in advance. PROGRAM AND PRICE OPTIONS 1Day Price: $15 per child + $6 for lunch in the dining hall, or bring your own sack lunches Overnight $45 per child, $20 for each adult

Each additional child receives a 10% discount!
Participants with a financial need are encouraged to apply for scholarship to help cover program fees.
Registration may be completed online by clicking link below, or print off form and mail in with payment.
For more information, contact Joe at 864.836.3291 X 108 or emailhim at education@ymcagreenville.org


----- SC CLARA BARTON, free Chautauqua discussion
By Gvlchautauqua

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"Clara Barton, from shy little girl to international humanitarian", a Chautauqua discussion.
Led by Judith Bainbridge, Greenville SC historian and Greenville News columnist.

Hughes Main Library, 25 Heritage Green Pl, Greenville, SC 29601
More info: greenvilleCHAUTAUQUA.org or 864-244-1499
Middle school and up
Tue Mar 18 at 7:00p - 8:30p

Join an audience that loves talking back to History – because it’s not just history – it’s personal. FREE event and parking


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