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This Summer at the North Carolina Zoo

This Summer at the North Carolina Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo offers several summer camp options for children of all ages (1st grade – 12th) as well as children on the autism spectrum. The Zoo’s camps provide enriching and educational camps in a fun, welcoming atmosphere and include learning about animals, science, nature and conservation.

DaVinci’s Machines Now On Display at Discovery Place in Charlotte

DaVinci’s Machines Now On Display at Discovery Place in Charlotte

More than 500 years ago Leonardo da Vinci dreamed of inventions that were far beyond the understanding of others. His ideas about anatomy, mechanics and flight proved he was a man of real vision. Now Discovery Place Science in Uptown Charlotte has on exhibition Da Vinci’s Machines, which features more than 75 inventions inspired by his illustrations and writings. Your students may be involved in building da Vinci’s self-supporting bridge or their own flying machines.

NC Museum of Natural Sciences Again Leads NC Historic Attractions Survey

NC Museum of Natural Sciences Again Leads NC Historic Attractions Survey

During 2017 the Museum reported 946,486 guests. Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach ranked as the second most visited attraction with 896,682 visitors.

Eastern North Carolina Commemorates Blackbeard 300

Eastern North Carolina Commemorates Blackbeard 300

This year marks the 300th anniversary of the reign of Blackbeard, the king of the pirates. After plundering the seas up and down the Carolinas coast, Blackbeard came ashore to Bath to live in the summer of 1718. He lived there only a few months before being killed in a battle on Ocracoke Island.

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.

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