Do you love history and ecology? Go "island hopping" to experience firsthand the rich history and ecology of three barrier islands, from Civil War-era forts and lighthouses to the lavish millionaire cottages.Lush homes, gorgeous sandy beaches, culinary delights and fascinating cultural and maritime histories combine for a magical immersion learning experience.
Prepare for your field trip to Jekyll with lunch at the Jekyll Island Club hotel and learn how the island was made into a winter retreat for families including the Rockefellers and Pulitzers. Explore St. Simons battlegrounds, evocative churches, lighthouse and beaches and then board the Lady Jane shrimp vessel and identify the catch of the day from a drag net. After a ferry ride to Sapelo Island, join a local expert to learn the stories of the island.
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Dates: Oct. 2 to 7, 2016
Price: $1,069 (per person double occupancy) or $1,419 (per person single occupancy)
Includes 5 nights accommodations, 13 meals, 6 expert lectures and 7 field trips.
Excludes optional trip cancellation insurance and round trip travel to program venue.
Activity level: Moderate (walking up to a half-mile, beach and marsh walks, ferry ride)
To enroll: Call Jeanette Toohey, Director of OLLI at UNF, at (904) 620 - 4200.
Your OLLI at UNF owner-operators are pleased to offer more than 100 programs in the coming term. More than 60 percent are new.
Click here to view or download a digital copy of the spring and summer 2016 catalog. If you're viewing this on your mobile device (iPad, iPhone, Kindle, etc.), click here to for the PDF.
Catalogs will arrive in home mailboxes soon! Enrollment opens March 14 at 8 a.m.
Special thanks to OLLI member Jay Sherline for photographs of OLLI members and instructors on this website!
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