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Chincoteague Service Learning: From Carpentry to Collecting Stories

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While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Lauren from Black Mountain, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/12/15 - 04/17/15
The service program in Chincoteague is ideal for anyone who enjoys combining learning with the opportunity to volunteer in the Wildlife Reserve. The setting is beautiful, with frequent sightings of egrets and herons, and the food in the local restaurants selected by the organizers is superb. Local history and culture are fascinating, and the five days fly past too fast!

Ruth from Torrance, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/26/14 - 10/31/14
Highly recommend. Opportunities for strenuous or sedentary tasks (demolition of stairs, decking; excavation of oyster nets buried in sand) to archival work @ museum or painting of bookshelves. Every step of the way, supportive, flexible folks who foster atmosphere of commaraderie & can-do attitude. Spectacular scenery out in the refuge. Came away from this feeling relaxed & enthusiastic; enriched & accomplished. Kudos to: Billie, Ennis, staff @ refuge.

Robert from Pottstown, PA Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 10/26/14 - 10/31/14
If you like carpentry projects, or enjoy doing something for the local Ecosystem, such as exclosures for Piping Plovers, or hopping in a rowboat to clean Swallow Boxes so the birds will re-use them...then this is the program for you. We worked hard, ate well and had a great time, while providing needed help on the Refuge

Susan from Kensington, NH Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 04/06/14 - 04/11/14
I've always wanted to see the wild horses of Assateague and Chincoteague. How amazing to share the magnificent island with them -- and learn in depth about the ecosystem, culture, regional cuisine, history, etc. It was a wonderful week made even better because our service projects were fun and made the trip very affordable.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
7 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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