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Day Tripping   

Outings are full- or half-day field trips around Northwest, Central and Southwest Florida. Topics have both educational and entertainment value. Reservations are on a first-come basis. Please register before the cut-off dates. We look forward to having you join us.

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Day Trip: Rye Road Giraffes Christmas Celebration - Includes admission (Registration Deadline: December 10)
Item: DP1002 Brenda Lee Hickman
Sa 12/18/2021 - 12/18/2021 

Registration Deadline December 10. 

For this day trip, we will travel on the Classroom On Wheels (COW) blue school bus. Masks are required to be worn while on the COW Bus. This is an outdoor event so mask wearing at the Giraffe Farm is optional. Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Plan to eat before boarding the bus. The farm has a snack bar. Bring some coins as there are stations for getting food to feed the giraffes.

The bus will leave from the Suncoast Technical College campus located at 4748 Beneva Road. Enter the campus off Proctor Road MAIN ENTRANCE and turn left. The bus will be parked in front of the south side of Building 3 (where ACE classes are held).

 12:45 PM - 5:00 PM Fee: $59.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          


Day Trip: American Victory Ship and Florida Aquarium (incl admissions and MUST be able to climb stairs)
Item: DT1000 Brenda Lee Hickman
Sa   8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Charter Bus Rm Charter Bus
Sessions: 1 Location: , FL
Sa 2/19/2022 - 2/19/2022       Fee: $109.00

Registration deadline:  February 11


Day Trip: The Tom and Mary James Western & Wildlife Art Museum (incl admissions)
Item: DT1002 Brenda Lee Hickman
Sa   8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Charter Bus Rm Charter Bus
Sessions: 1 Location: , FL
Sa 3/12/2022 - 3/12/2022       Fee: $89.00

For this day trip, we will travel by charter bus. Masks are required to be worn while on the bus and inside the museum. 
Park your car and meet the Classroom on Wheels bus on the Suncoast Technical College campus, 4748 Beneva Road. Enter the campus from Proctor Road. Go to the northwest corner adjacent to Building 5 (north of Building 3-ACE Office). Park near the fence adjacent to the ball field.


Register early to avoid disappointment, as classes will fill up quickly!

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