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Dive into a learning adventure with Expedition Sewee! Our enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff offer an unforgettable study of coastal ecosystems—how they function, what they provide and why they’re important to preserve.

One Day

Areas of Study

  • Marine Life Study
    Age-appropriate introduction to crabbing.
  • Salt Water Study
    Hands on introduction to importance of the salt marsh and protecting it’s inhabitants.
  • Intracoastal Waterway Boat Tour
    Students love the feeling of salt air as they tour the intracoastal waterway.

Details

The price is $50 for a student and $25 for a chaperone, which includes meals and program activities. We offer the one-day program to second and third grade students.

Three Days

Areas of Study

  • Barrier Island Expedition
    Trip to a barrier island to learn about island ecology & island inhabitants.
  • Salt Marsh Expedition
    Hands on introduction to importance of the salt marsh and protecting it’s inhabitants.
  • Marine Life Expedition
    We teach about crabbing, cast netting, tracks, shorebirds, dolphins & sea turtles.
  • Marsh Periwinkle Snail Expedition
    Become a scientist and be a part of a research project in the marsh! Where are all the snails and why? Join the Expedition Sewee staff in researching one of the most important but rarely studied members of the intertidal marsh community.
  • Coastal Ecosystems Expedition
    – Explore the wide variety of ecosystems, habitats and land forms, along with their inhabitants, that exist in coastal South Carolina.
  • The Fouling Lab
    Explore the hidden community that thrives under the water and on the dock! Take crabs, worms, barnacles and other sessile organisms back to the lab for a closer look at them under the microscope.
  • Fun evening activities
    We create teambuilding activities with customizable options, night walks & campfires.

Details

The price is $140 for a student and $70 for a chaperone, which includes meals and program activities. We offer the three-day program to students in grades 3- 8.

"The kids did not want to leave! They really enjoyed it. Thanks!""

Mrs. Livingston

“The staff from the teachers to lunch staff were absolutely amazing. The kids will always remember that.“

Mrs. Carson

“Awesome Job! Staff was wonderful and kept the students engaged. Loved it!“

Mrs. Durham

“I lurned a lot of stuff and my brain was working.”

A student

Request Info

Expedition Sewee runs all through the year. For information, call YLI headquarters.

(864) 878-1103