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ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GEORGIA

Island-Hopping Adventure on Three Barrier Islands: St. Simons, Sapelo, Jekyll

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Program #1384RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Mrs. Tricia Buie

Tricia Buie makes history come alive through her work with Civil War reenactments and as a living history presenter throughout the Southeast, specializing in the lives of 19th-century women. She is a Coastal Georgia Historian for the Center for Educational Adventure, and is a volunteer docent for the Coastal Georgia Historic Lighthouse and Hofwyl Plantation. Tricia and her husband have personally researched and restored 6 historic homes, and they presently reside in a 108 year-old farmhouse.

Cindy Doehring

Having grown up on St. Simons Island, Cindy Doehring is quite knowledgeable of the island and the surrounding area. She holds a degree in kindergarten-9th grade education, has taught at the elementary and middle school levels and worked with the County Superintendent of Schools for eight years. Cindy served as the director of the Elderhostel Program at “Epworth by the Sea” for 16 years, and today enjoys leading groups on field trips around the island and other places of historical interest.

Mrs. Michele Johnson

Michele Nicole Johnson is an artist, librarian and writer on Sapelo Island, Georgia, where she manages the Hog Hammock Public Library. She also works as a public relations specialist at Georgia Sea Grant at the University of Georgia and as an information specialist at College of Coastal Georgia. Michele is the author of “Sapelo Island’s Hog Hammock” and “Kindred Spirits: Family Legends & Childhood Memories.”

Instructors & Group Leaders

These people serve both roles during your program.

Ms. Georgia Graves

Georgia Graves has an exciting role coordinating teacher-training workshops on Georgia’s sea turtles, shorebirds, marine mammals and coastal ecology for the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve, one of 26 such reserves in North America. Georgia leads nature and history programs on Sea Island, St. Simons, Sapelo, Jekyll and Cumberland islands, and works with Georgia’s sea turtle conservation project.

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences

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4.8
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