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1st Grade Trip - Whitehead

Thursday, November 1st, 2018


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We are looking forward to our Experience UGA trips for the semester! Choose the date and school that work best for you. If all spots are filled, choose another trip.

Trip Description: The first grade students will learn about personal safety with regard to medicines, poisonous plants, and poisonous animals. Students will also learn about the basic needs of plants and animals. This trip is hosted with the College of Pharmacy, the College of Forestry, and the UGA Trial Gardens.

Warnell Forestry Students Orientation - Wednesday, September 5th, 5:30 - 6:15 pm at Forest Resources Building 1 room 210

Pharmacy Students Orientation - Thursday, September 6th, 12:30 - 1:20 pm at Pharmacy South 101

Any other general volunteers should attend a general Experience UGA Orientation listed on our main page. 

Guidelines for the trip:

o    Come to the College of Pharmacy, R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building (NOT the brick building) at 9:00 am (for welcome volunteers) or 9:45 (for general volunteers) to prepare for the students arrival and have an overview of the activities for the day.
o    Be prepared to engage children. 
o    Do not have any food or drink with you during the trip.
o    Do not leave until all children are back on their buses.
o    Have fun with the children!

Rain Plan:

o    The trip will have to be rescheduled.
o    We will make our decision by 8:15 AM the morning of the trip, and will let you know as soon as possible after that.
o    Check your UGA e-mail regularly as that is where you will receive notification of updates regarding the trip. 

Emergency Contacts:
Shannon Walker - Experience UGA Coordinator - 404 433 5069 (c),
Katlyn LaVelle – Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Coordinator –
Trina Von Waldner - School of Pharmacy Coordinator -
Brandon Coker - Trial Gardens Manager -
Alison Doherty - Experience UGA Graduate Assistant -  339 203 1315 (c); 

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Requirement Details
Must have attended an orientation for Experience UGA before volunteering for this trip.
PerksEnjoying Clarke County 1st graders!
Parking DetailsYou are responsible for arriving at the site by 9:00 am for welcome volunteers and 9:45 am for general volunteers.

If you are taking the bus on-campus, routes that drop-off at Aderhold or Snelling will place you near the Pharmacy building.
CausesAnimals Children & Youth Community Emergency & Safety Health
13 Positions Filled | 8 Impacts | 8 Hours

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Start Address: 250 W. Greent St, R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building, Athens, GA 30602
End Address: Miller Plant Sciences Bus Pick-Up Location, Athens, GA 30602

Shifts (8)

1 - 8 of 8 Shifts
9:00am (ET)11:15am (ET) You will be responsible for welcoming students at the bus stop as they arrive, assisting...1/2Over
9:00am (ET)11:15am (ET) You will be responsible for handling Corny the Corn Snake and Scotty the Box Turtle,...1/2Over
9:00am (ET)11:15am (ET) You will facilitate an activity with students to determine what sounds are safe v. unsafe...1/2Over
9:00am (ET)9:55am (ET) You will be responsible for setting up the medicine safety presentation and will assist with...10/10Over
9:00am (ET)9:45am (ET) You will be responsible for meeting the students at the bus when they arrive and...0/10Over
9:45am (ET)11:15am (ET) You will be responsible for hosting a group of students as they rotate through the...0/10Over
9:50am (ET)11:00am (ET) This shift is for Trial Garden student workers who will be assisting the Trial Gardens...0/8Over
9:55am (ET)10:55am (ET) You will be responsible for assisting the Trial Gardens Manager (Brandon) in the gardening activities...0/8Over