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Capital City/Lake Murray Country Area Is Rich with History and Adventure

Capital City/Lake Murray Country Area Is Rich with History and Adventure

Columbia, Lake Murray and the surrounding counties of Lexington, Richland, Newberry and Saluda offer unique field trip adventures in the area known as the “Jewel of South Carolina.” 

South Carolina State Museum Your One-Stop Field Trip Destination

South Carolina State Museum Your One-Stop Field Trip Destination

Your students can learn about South Carolina’s art, history, natural history and science and technology with a single visit to the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia.

Discover and Relive America's Past in Historic Beaufort, SC

Discover and Relive America's Past in Historic Beaufort, SC

In 1566, long before the founding of Jamestown, Santa Elena on Paris Island in Beaufort County, SC became the first European settlement in North America. Three centuries later this same area saw the birth of Reconstruction, as former slaves learned to enjoy life in a free society. 

York County Is the Gateway to History

York County Is the Gateway to History

When the first Scotch-Irish settlers arrived in today’s York County, SC area in the 1750s they found an area populated primarily by Catawba Indians. They established an agrarian lifestyle and played a major role in two Revolutionary War battles.

Discover Dinosaurs and So Much More at Brookgreen Gardens

Discover Dinosaurs and So Much More at Brookgreen Gardens

Younger students today are fascinated with prehistoric dinosaurs, and they now have an opportunity to experience 17 lifelike dinosaur animatronics on display in the Butterfly Exhibit and adjacent field at Brookgreen Gardens. 

Greensboro Science Center Opens Prehistoric Passages Exhibit

Greensboro Science Center Opens Prehistoric Passages Exhibit

Students are fascinated with dinosaurs, and there’s no better place to learn about them than the Greensboro Science Center’s new Prehistoric Passages: Realm of Dragons exhibit.

Lumberton’s Exploration Station Offers STEM Learning Experiences

Lumberton’s Exploration Station Offers STEM Learning Experiences

Exploration Station in Lumberton is a unique hands-on learning center for your students. The varied activities not only entertain and educate your students, but help Exploration Station fulfill its mission of offering diverse experiences, exhibits and programs focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). 

Greensboro Science Center  Welcomes New Carousel

Greensboro Science Center Welcomes New Carousel

Young Piedmont Triad students will be delighted to learn that a colorful Carousel will be 
coming to Greensboro this spring.

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