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EEASC Summer Conference 2017

  • June 09, 2017
  • 10:00 AM
  • June 11, 2017
  • 12:00 PM
  • Beaufort, SC
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Registration

  • Conference registration for current EEASC members. EEASC memberships are good for 12 months from the date of purchase; if your membership expires soon, please consider using one of the Registration + Membership options below. To check your membership status, log into your eeasc.org account and click on "View Profile" in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Questions? Contact Chanda Cooper at (803) 576-2084 or cooperc@rcgov.us.
  • Conference registration. Includes 12 months of EEASC Individual Membership. Your membership will be updated within 10 days of payment receipt.
  • Conference registration. Includes 12 months of EEASC Student Membership. Your membership will be updated within 10 days of payment receipt. Must meet EEASC Student Membership requirements.
  • Conference registration for an individual. Includes 12 months of EEASC Family Membership (Up to 2 adults; unlimited children). * Additional family members can register for the conference using Registration G) Additional Group Members. Your membership will be updated within 10 days of payment receipt.
  • Conference registration for an individual. Includes 12 months of EEASC Affiliate Membership for non-profits, government agencies, and schools (Up to 5 adults). * Additional group members can register for the conference using Registration G) Additional Group Members. Your membership will be updated within 10 days of payment receipt.
  • Conference registration for an individual. Includes 12 months of EEASC Affiliate Membership for non-profits, government agencies, and schools (Up to 5 adults). * Additional group members can register for the conference using Registration G) Additional Group Members. Your membership will be updated within 10 days of payment receipt.
  • Conference registration for additional members of Family, Affiliate and Corporate Memberships. Registration will not be valid if registrant is not part of a current or new group membership.
  • Half-day Friday OR Sunday One-Day-Only Registration + Individual Membership
  • Friday OR Sunday One-Day-Only Registration for Members Only

Registration is closed


EEASC Summer Conference
June 9-11, 2017
Beaufort, SC

Registration
  • $90 for EEASC Members (you must log into your eeasc.org account for this option to be visible)
  • $90 + Membership ($20 minimum) for non-members

Conference Hotel
Quality Inn at Town Center
2001 Boundary St
Beaufort, SC 29902
Rooms in the conference block starting at $79/night.  Call (843) 524-2144 and ask for the EEASC Group Rate.

Meals
Conference registration includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday.  Other meals will be on your own.

Schedule Overview
Friday, June 9, 2017 @ The LowCountry Institute, 40 Mobley Oaks Lane, Okatie, SC)
*Project Learning Tree Focus on Forests Secondary Workshop:  10:00am-1:00pm (*This event has separate registration and a separate $20 materials fee; register at http://www.scforestry.org/PLTFocusOnForests%20June%202017-1.pdf)
General Sessions: 1:30pm-4:30pm

Saturday, June 10, 2017 @ Spring Island Art Barn, Port Royal Sound Maritime Center, and Quality Inn at Town Center
General Sessions and Tours:  8:00am-4:00pm
Awards Dinner:  6:00pm-8:00pm

Sunday, June 11, 2017 @ Quality Inn at Town Center
Sessions:  8:00am-12:00pm

Detailed Agenda (click to open)

Agenda Highlights and Special Features
  • Spartina Marine Education Eco-Boat Tour with Captain Amber Kuehn (limited to first 40 registrants; no additional charge)
  • Habitat Safari with Naturalists Tony and Kathryn Madden Mills
  • Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center
  • Introduction to Port Royal Sound by Dr. Chris Marsh, Executive Director of The LowCountry Institute
  • Sessions on Elementary and Secondary Science Pedagogy
  • Learn to "Turn Your Campus Into A Field Station" with Kathryn Madden Mills and guest instructors from Carolina Clear and the Beaufort Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Sunday Symposium highlighting new education initiatives and innovative, hands-on lessons that bring environmental science into the classroom
  • A silent auction to raise money for mini-grants and teacher scholarships
  • Saturday night Awards Dinner
  • ...and more!

Generous support for the 2017 EEASC Summer Conference is provided by The LowCountry Institute.

Environmental Education Association of South Carolina, Inc.

701 Gervais St., Suite 150-538

Columbia, SC 29201-3066

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