1st Grade Trip - Whitehead

Thursday, November 1st, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:15am


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), shannon.walker26@uga.edu
Katlyn LaVelle – Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Coordinator – katlynl@uga.edu
Trina Von Waldner - School of Pharmacy Coordinator - tvonwald@uga.edu
Brandon Coker - Trial Gardens Manager - bcoker20@uga.edu
Alison Doherty - Experience UGA Graduate Assistant -  339 203 1315 (c); Alison.Doherty@uga.edu 

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Requirement Details
Must have attended an orientation for Experience UGA before volunteering for this trip.
Enjoying Clarke County 1st graders!
Parking Details
You 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.
13 Positions Filled | 8 Impacts | 8 Hours

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Shifts (8)

1 - 8 of 8 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionRegistrants Needed
Ambassador Shift9:00am (ET)11:15am (ET) You will be responsible for welcoming students at the bus stop as they arrive, assisting...1/2Over
Forestry Student - Ecology Turtle Pond9:00am (ET)11:15am (ET) You will be responsible for handling Corny the Corn Snake and Scotty the Box Turtle,...1/2Over
Forestry Student - Safety Sounds Activity9:00am (ET)11:15am (ET) You will facilitate an activity with students to determine what sounds are safe v. unsafe...1/2Over
Pharmacy Student - Medicine Safety Presentation9:00am (ET)9:55am (ET) You will be responsible for setting up the medicine safety presentation and will assist with...10/10Over
Welcome Volunteer9:00am (ET)9:45am (ET) You will be responsible for meeting the students at the bus when they arrive and...0/10Over
General Volunteer9:45am (ET)11:15am (ET) You will be responsible for hosting a group of students as they rotate through the...0/10Over
Trial Garden Student Workers9:50am (ET)11:00am (ET) This shift is for Trial Garden student workers who will be assisting the Trial Gardens...0/8Over
Pharmacy Student - Garden Activity9:55am (ET)10:55am (ET) You will be responsible for assisting the Trial Gardens Manager (Brandon) in the gardening activities...0/8Over