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    15 November 2013

    On Friday, November 15, the Challenger Learning Center in Columbia, SC, is hosting their third annual Aerospace Career Day. They’ll have a variety of representatives from businesses and colleges (a list from last year is below*) present to talk to students.
    There is no cost to participate, but here are their requirements for attendance:
    - high school students (and their parents, if they drive them) *only*
    - no younger siblings or students than high school age can attend
    - the hours for this event is 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, but they don’t mind if homeschool students trickle in throughout that time. However, don’t arrive earlier than 9:00 am, and don’t stay later than 1:00 pm.
    Here’s a link to the Challenger Center: http://www.thechallengercenter.net
    *Last year’s vendors:
    ADEX Machining Technologies
    Baldwin Aviation Safety & Compliance (Hilton Head, SC)
    The Boeing Company
    Clemson University—Center for Workforce Development (CA2VES Project)
    College of Charleston (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
    CTS International
    Federal Aviation Administration
    JBE Inc.
    Jim Hamilton – L.B. Owens Airport (Airport Director)
    Midlands Technical College
    South Carolina Fire Academy (Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting)
    The South Carolina Aeronautics Commission
    The University of South Carolina—Beaufort (Computational Science)
    The University of South Carolina—College of Engineering and Computing
    The University of South Carolina—Project Lead the Way
    USAeroTech Institute

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    15 November 2013 03:00 PM

    This event repeats every week until 11/15/2013

    The Upcountry History Museum Homeschool Days 2013 – 2014
    The Early Years: Before We Became a Nation
    Join us this school year as we explore the Upcountry’s colonial history. What did a Cherokee village look like? Why did the Scots-Irish settle in the Upcountry? How did the Revolutionary War shape today’s landscape? Discover the answers to these questions and more through primary resources, hands-on activities, and in-depth discussions.
    Programs will be offered during the morning and afternoon sessions for these age groups at different locations in the museum:
    Ages 2-5 Story-hour, craft, snack (please bring your own), and free-play - Approximately 1 hour. MUST be accompanied by an adult.
    Ages 6-8 Presentation & hands-on activity - Approximately 2 hours.
    Ages 9-16 Lecture & discussion - Approximately 1 hour.
    Due to space constrictions in these spaces, parents need to register their children by age group.

    Additional details:
    Seats are $5.00 for UHMFU MEMBERS: students (Ages 2-16) and teachers; $6.50 for NON-UHMFU MEMBERS; and, children under 2 are free.
    Online pre-registration is required.
    All students must be accompanied by an adult to the event; please use your discretion to determine which child/program you accompany.
    Programs begin at 10:00 and 1:30.

    October 18th: Native Americans & the Upstates Earliest Settlers
    November 15th: Ongoing Settlement of the Upcountry
    January 17th: French & Indian War
    March 21st: Revolution – Musgrove Mill
    April 18th: Revolution – Kings Mountain
    May 16: Revolution – Cowpens

    Spend the day on Heritage Green! The Bob Jones Museum and Gallery on Heritage Green offers their Homeschool Days on most of these same dates. Guests can visit one institution in the morning and visit the other in the afternoon, and vice versa. For information on BJU M&G homeschool programs and registration,
    visit their website.

    For further information contact Kathy Kime, Education Director at kathy@upcountryhistory.org /864-467-3100 x104.

    540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC 29601
    Visit our website for more information and to register for an event.

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