First payment for Charleston SC due 10/25/19
The 8th grade trip to Charleston, South Carolina are finalized and we are ready to start registering students. We will leave Leesville Road Middle School on the morning of Thursday, March 19th, 2020 and return the evening of Friday March 20th, 2020. Students will have the opportunity to see many different sights within the Charleston area.
The cost of the trip is $305 – this includes lodging, transportation, tour guides, admission to various sights and meals with the exception of a fast food lunch stop on the way to Charleston. Payment for the trip can be made all at once or in 3 installment payments. Parents who plan to attend the trip must also pay the $305 and ride the charter bus. Parents must also register for the background check at any Wake County School. Parents may not follow along in their own cars or join the trip at a later part of the trip.
October 25th- $105.00- 1st payment to hold spot
November 22nd - $100.00 - 2nd payment
January 17th - $100.00 -3rd payment
Thursday, March 19, 2020
6:00am Buses depart school. Rest stop along the way.
11:00am Introduction to the “Low Country” at the Charleston Museum (scavenger hunt)
12:30pm Picnic lunch (brought from home) at the Aquarium Picnic Shelter
1:00pm Visit the South Carolina Aquarium: self-guided tour
3:00pm Walk through the historic Charleston Battery and souvenir shopping
5:00pm Dinner buffet at Omar Harborbreeze in Mount Pleasant (included)
6:30pm Guided Ghost Tour in the Historic District
8:30pm Check into hotel: LA QUINTA INN & SUITES CHARLESTON RIVERVIEW
11 ASHLEY POINTE DR., CHARLESTON, SC 29407, 843-556-5200
Friday, March 20,2020
6:30am Breakfast at the hotel (included)
9:00am Narrated cruise across Charleston Harbor to Fort Sumter National Historic Site- ranger talk at fort
12:00pm Box lunches delivered to picnic area (included)
1:00pm Visit Patriots Point and the USS Yorktown carrier
3:30pm Depart for home
6:00pm Fast food in route ($10 included)
9:30pm Approximate arrival at time at school