Coastal Georgia: Woman's Environmental Service Learning Long Weekend

Savannah, GA, USA

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Dec 10 - 13, 2020
Group size: 5 - 15
Coastal Georgia: Woman's Environmental Service Learning Long Weekend
Savannah, GA, USA


$495
Dec 10 - 13, 2020
Group size: 5 - 15

About this trip

 AEA welcomes you on this Woman's Travel Environmentally-focused Service Learning Long Weekend to the greater Savannah area. Women from all over will have the opportunity to gather together for a woman's only travel opportunity to give back, but also to take home the love, memories and knowledge you'll gain learning about the area and meeting some of the people who live here. In addition to volunteering, you will take in some of the sights with the others in the group and have time on your own.


*Social distancing will be practiced for the duration of the program.  Everyone is expected to bring and wear their own masks when social distancing at least 6 feet apart is not possible.  


*All participants are required to bring their own tent, camp gear, and vehicle for transportation needs.


*Negative Covid-19 test must be presented within 72 hours of arriving.


*If a participant tests positive during the program for Covid-19, the entire program will be shut down and participants will need to vacate the campground.  


You will need to buy your own flights, roundtrip to Savannah. 


View the itinerary for more details about the program and the payment and cancellation terms.


For questions, please email allison@aeastudyabroad.com or jamie@aeastudyabroad.com

What’s included

  • Accommodation
  • Light Daily Breakfast
    During program mornings (not arrival day)
  • Some lunches and dinners
    As in the itinerary
  • Service Learning
    Project as noted on the itinerary
  • Payment Options
    If you're not able to pay by credit card, please contact AEA
  • Flights
    To be purchased on your own
  • Camping gear
    Camping gear not included; participants must bring their own
  • Group Transportation
    Transportation is not included for any scheduled activities
  • Luggage Fees
    To be paid on your own
  • Some meals
    Some meals are not included
  • Optional Excursions
    As noted on the itinerary
  • Personal Expenses
    These are to be paid for by yourself
  • Additional tips
    Tips for meals, taxis, etc. have not been included and are appreciated if you feel everyone did a great job

Itinerary

Itinerary Overview
Savannah, Georgia

 

WED OCT 14: ARRIVE SAVANNAH [-/-/D]

●  Travel to the Savannah, Georgia area on your own (use of personal or rental car required for program; not included); please plan to arrive no later than 5 PM 

●  Upon arrival, self check-in to your cabin, settle in, and enjoy a group welcome dinner at the fire 

●  Welcome dinner includes: Wraps/Sandwiches, chips, fruit, s'mores 

●  Overnight at rustic group campsite at Fort McAllister State Park

         -Rustic group campsite with fire ring; must be able to do a short hike in/hike out

           with camping gear (NO car access)

         -Rustic group campsite includes a pity privy/outhouse with water spigot; 

           showers and group toilets are available in separate area (accessible by car)

        -Camping gear not included for camping option; participants must bring their   

          own gear


THU OCT 15: SAVANNAH [B/L/-]

● Breakfast at campsite (granola bars, fruit, nuts) 

●  Drive to volunteer site in Savannah (approx 30-45 min drive) for your morning project, health and safety orientation to the program and the area, followed by a full day river clean-up volunteer activity; learn about the unique ecosystem found in coastal Georgia and how your work helps keep it healthy

● Packed lunch: PB&J sandwiches, raw veggies, hummus, fruit

Wrap-up of volunteer activity

● Dinner on your own (recommendations provided)

● Overnight at rustic group campsite at Fort McAllister State Park


FRI OCT 16: SAVANNAH [B/L/-] 

● Breakfast at campsite (granola bars, fruit, nuts)

● Drive to volunteer site in Savannah (approx 30-45 min drive) for your morning project, health and safety orientation to the program and the area, followed by a full day river clean-up volunteer activity; learn about the unique ecosystem found in coastal Georgia and how your work helps keep it healthy

● Group pizza lunch (included)

Wrap-up of volunteer activity

 PM Free time to relax and explore on your own

● Dinner on your own (suggestions provided)

● Overnight at rustic group campsite at Fort McAllister State Park


 SAT OCT 17: SAVANNAH [B/L/-]   

● Breakfast at campsite (granola bars, fruit, nuts)

 Free day to relax and explore the area

AM visit to McQueen's Island Trail - a six-mile trail, home to native plants like palms as well as animals like turtles, bobcats and pelicans. It starts at Fort Pulaski National Monument, the site of the Revolutionary and Civil War battles

● Lunch on your own

PM time to relax at Tybee Island Beach, or other suggestions provided 

Group Farewell Dinner at Fish Tales Restaurant (pay your own way, not included)

● Overnight at rustic group campsite at Fort McAllister State Park


 SUN OCT 18: SAVANNAH - HOME [B/-/-]  

 ● Breakfast at campsite (granola bars, fruit, nuts)

● Check-out of camping and head home!


Payment Timeline

$495 (Payment in full) Due immediately upon program registration. Spaces are limited and your space is not guaranteed without payments.  The payment is only refundable if the program does not have enough people to run.


Cancellation Policy

You must inform us in writing (by email) as soon as possible if you wish to cancel a your spot on the program. Your notice of cancellation will only be effective from the moment we receive it in writing and you receive a confirmation of receipt. Upon cancellation, the following charges per participant will be: 

* The payment is refundable only if the program does not run. 

 *If you are unable to participate in the program due to a positive Covid-19 test result within 72 hours of the trip, your payments will be refunded less a $100 non-refundable fee. 

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