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7th Grade Trip - UGArden & State Botanical Garden - Coile 1

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

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We are looking forward to our Experience UGA trips for the semester! 

NOTE: Shifts with lock codes are for Experience UGA Ambassadors only. If you would like to learn more about our Ambassador program, please contact us at experienceuga@gmail.com

Trip Description:  

Seventh grade students will learn about urban farming through composting and bee-keeping activities, participate in vegetable taste tests at the UGarden, UGA's student-led organic garden, and conduct science experiments to explore forest ecosystems as they hike through the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.

Guidelines for the trip: 

o You are responsible for transportation to the trip site.
o General volunteers should arrive at the State Botanical Garden by 9:00 am and check in with Berkeley at the Visitor's Center 
o Experience UGA Ambassadors should arrive at either the UGArden or the State Botanical Garden at your assigned shift time
o Be prepared to engage middle school students!
o Do not have any food or drink with you during the trip. 
o Ensure that all students arrive at their destination.
o Have fun with the students! 

Rain Plan: In case of rain, or threat of rain, the trip will have to be rescheduled. The State Botanical Garden as well as staff from the Office of Service-Learning will make the final call to cancel the trip, or not, by 8:15 AM the morning of the trip. Experience UGA staff will send an email to all parties, including CCSD Transportation indicating that the trip is cancelled. There will be pre-selected rain dates to reschedule the trip.

Emergency Contacts: 
Berkeley - 706 583 0894 or Cora - 706 542 6156 - State Botanical Garden Coordinators
Shannon Walker - 404 433 5069 (c), shannon.walker26@uga.edu - Experience UGA Coordinator
Alison Doherty - 339 203 1315 (c), alison.doherty@uga.edu - Experience UGA Graduate Assistant 
Josh Podvin - 706 542 5008 (office); 513 706 3210 (cell); jhpodvin@uga.edu - Senior Coordinator for Community Partners

 

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2 Positions Filled | 1 Impact | 2 Hours

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Shifts (5)

ShiftStartEndAddressDescriptionPositions
 
 
Ambassador Morning Shift - State Botanical Garden9:00am (ET)11:10am (ET)
2450 S Milledge Ave
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Athens, GA 30605
You will assist with the garden activities at the State Botanical Garden and capture any...1/2Over
Ambassador Morning Shift - UGArden9:00am (ET)11:10am (ET)
2500 S Milledge Ave
UGArden
Athens, GA 30606
You will assist with the activities at the UGArden and capture any needed media.1/2Over
General Volunteer - Morning Shift9:00am (ET)1:30pm (ET)
Meet Berkeley at the Visitor's Center at the State Botanical Garden
2450 S Milledge Ave
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Athens, GA 30605
You will engage with students and assist with the activities throughout the trip at the...0/10Over
Ambassador Afternoon Shift - State Botanical Garden11:30am (ET)1:30pm (ET)
2450 S Milledge Ave
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Athens, GA 30605
You will assist with the afternoon activities at the State Botanical Garden and capture any...0/2Over
Ambassador Afternoon Shift - UGArden11:30am (ET)1:30pm (ET)
2500 S Milledge Ave
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Athens, GA 30605
You will assist with the afternoon UGArden activities and capture media for this trip.You will...0/2Over