Summer 2014 Stories

New Educational Matinee Now Playing at Medieval Times in Myrtle Beach, SC This Summer

American’s largest Dinner and Theater, Medieval Times is truly a step back in time to an era of glory and honor. Set within the walls of an 11th century style castle, this history lesson is presented by the King and his noble court.

“Milling Around” Yates Mill County Park

Historic Yates Mill County Park is an exciting learning environment and recreational center located 5 miles south of downtown Raleigh. The 174-acre park features diverse natural habitats and the last water-powered mill in NC’s capital county.

NC Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2014

Nine new North Carolina Sports Legends will be inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame on May 9th in Raleigh. The Hall of Fame includes 300 men and women and is housed in the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh.

T Rex Dinosaur Exhibit Opens at Greensboro Science Center

 This T. Rex exhibit showcases the largest meat-eating animal ever to walk on earth. One of the most significant fossils ever found is now on exhibit at the Greensboro Science Center.

Sea Life Aquarium at Concord Mills

Sea Life Aquarium at Concord Mills, leading your students through an amazing 180 degree ocean tunnel where they will be surrounded by a myriad of sea creatures.

Discover the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Rescue Program in Historic Charleston

The South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program rehabilitates sick and injured sea turtles.  The threatened loggerhead sea turtle is South Carolina’s state reptile, and the remaining six species of sea turtles are each listed as either threatened or endangered.

New Earl Scruggs Center Now Open in Downtown Shelby

This Center is a tribute to the legendary bluegrass musician who invented a new style of banjo playing as well as the other storytellers and musicians who preserved the bluegrass traditions handed down through generations.

“Vanderbilt’s Home and Abroad“ New Exhibit This Spring at Biltmore

Bring your students to America’s largest home® and discover a true national treasure! We offer educational programs sharing what it was like to live, visit, and work at Biltmore.

Go Behind the Scenes at CSS Neuse Interpretive Center

One of North Carolina’s most treasured Civil War relics is the CSS Neuse, one of 26 ironclad ships in the Confederate Navy. The remains of the historic vessel have been moved to a new permanent home at 100 North Queen Street in downtown Kinston.

Asheville’s Biltmore Tops NC’s 10th Annual Museums/Historic Attractions Survey

For the ninth time in ten years, Biltmore ranks as the state’s largest 
historic attraction, according to an annual survey conducted by Carolina 
Publishing Associates of Matthews, NC.

Ten Unique & Interesting Field Trip Destinations Along the Coast of North Carolina

Visit the North Carolina coast this summer and make sure to visit the most unique & interesting field trip destinations.

Ten Unique & Interesting Field Trip Destinations Along the Coast of South Carolina

Visit the South Carolina coast this summer and visit ten Unique & interesting field trip destinations.

Charleston’s Magnolia Gardens Launches Magnolia Youth Academy

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, an ideal location to host educational programs for children of all ages, has launched the Magnolia Youth Academy.

Discover “A Day in History“ Program In York County and Rock Hill, SC

Rock Hill/York County, SC Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to present a new customizable Student Tour Itinerary that will take students on a journey with ‘A Day in History’ by visiting the Museum of York County, Catawba Indian Cultural Center and Historic Brattonsville. 

New South Carolina Summer Field Trip Ideas

Check out Wonderworks and other Field Trip attractions in South Carolina.

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