After School Program | Ages 5-9 | New! Book Now

 

 

***Open for Fall registration on Friday, June 7th, at 10 am

Cost per month:

August: $420
September: $570
October: $630
November: $450
December: $450

***This comes out to $30/day if you attend every day offered that month. The days offered are based on the number of full days students will be in school each month (following the Charleston County School District schedule). Registration is by the month, each month’s price differs based on the school days offered that month.

Example for reserving a month: Booking on August 1st covers the whole month of August.

Have questions before you register? Email The Outdoor School Director, Katie Morrison


The Outdoor School at Coastal Expeditions has developed a new after school program that provides a daily outlet for kids in the Charleston area.

This monthly program gives your child the opportunity to enjoy activities at Coastal Expeditions every day after school, creating a community for kids to be outdoors and away from screens.

 Read a full description of activities here.

Details:

  • The program schedule coincides with the Charleston Country School District schedule.
  • Drop off and pick up is from 2:30 pm-5:30 pm. You can drop off after 2:30 pm and pick up before 5:30 pm, we are flexible!
  • We are working with Charleston County School District to be a bus drop off location– we’ll be in touch with details
  • Attendance is not mandatory. A weekly form will be sent to inform us which days your kids will be attending that week.
  • Mondays and Wednesdays are field trip days where we will be heading out on the boat! To participate in the field trip they will need to be there before 3:30 pm and be able to stay until 5 pm. On these days we will go fossil hunting and take the boat to various islands near the Charleston Harbor.
  • Students will be able to engage in a range of activities and have the opportunity to hone in on what is particularly interesting to them. Some of the activities include fishing, cast-netting, kayaking, paddle-boarding, arts and crafts, birding, fossil hunting, and much more.
  • Animal of the week! Each week we will choose an animal to learn about and focus our projects around.
  • Project of the month! Each month we will engage in science-related projects that develop scientific method skills. This could include water sampling, marine debris surveys, marsh and oyster restoration, and more!

Things to Know

DURATION
3 hours

WHAT TO WEAR
Kids should be dressed for the weather, including a hat to protect them from the sun.  Even if it is warm, a windbreaker is recommended for the boat ride.  Wear shoes that can get wet and will stay on their feet (Tevas/Chacos/sneakers are better than flip flops)

WHAT TO BRING
Water bottle, snack, and sunscreen

ARE ADULTS ALLOWED TO COME, TOO?
This is an experience for kids only.  You’re welcome to hang out on our creekside deck or walk to the nearby Vintage Coffee Cafe for a break if you want to stay close.  Or you could rent kayaks or paddleboards and have an adventure of your own!

STAFF
All Coastal Expeditions guides are trained in first aid, CPR, and lifeguarding.  As year-round leaders of day camps and school field trips, our staff is well-trained to keep safety at the forefront.  Our Mount Pleasant campus offers on-site parking, private bathrooms & changing areas, and a waterfront campus at the quiet end of Shem Creek.

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