Virtual Field Trips

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Virtual Field Trips allow schools to connect virtually with the Georgia Sea Turtle Center right from the classroom. Meet some of our sea turtle patients while connecting sea turtle life history and rehabilitation to topics like adaptations, habitats, life cycles, conservation efforts, or veterinary care. Sessions are offered weekdays October-April.  All times Eastern time zone.  Reservations must be made 3 weeks in advance of session date. 

Prior to to beginning your reservation, please review the following information:

  • Sessions are only available for 2nd-12th grade and college classes.
  • Program capacity is 50 participants (children and adults) per session.  Groups larger than our maximum need to book multiple time slots. 
  • Know your school contact information and Skype (or similar app available on iPad) login details.
  • Once your reservation request and payment are submitted, you will receive a follow-up email with a link to an online form needed to complete your reservation.
  • A test connection is required for Virtual Field Trip sessions and must be completed at minimum one week in advance of your program.
  • Two-way audio/visual capabilities and Skype or other similar application available on iPad is required. For the best broadcast quality, a hard-wire internet connection is recommended.
  • Adopt-A-Sea Turtle program discount is available with the purchase of a Virtual Field Trip session.

For more information, visit our website or email gstceducation@jekyllisland.com. 

School Name
School Mailing Address (street, city, state, zip code)
School Staff Contact (Lead Teacher & IT Contact)
School Contact Phone (Reliable in the event the connection is lost)
Please provide the email of the school contact able to complete follow-up email paperwork and answer session specific questions.
Account Holder Name
Please provide your preferred date & time for each session booked. All program times must be Eastern Time zone (9:00am-3:00pm). All requests are subject to calendar & staff availability. An official confirmation of date & time will be sent via email within 72 hours of booking request.
Please provide 2 alternate dates & times. All program times must be Eastern Time zone (9:00am-3:00pm).
Test connections are designed to test and troubleshoot the internet connection, audio and video prior to your live Virtual Field Trip session. A test connection is mandatory for Distance Learning and must be completed a minimum of 1 week before the first session date. Only 1 test connection is required when booking multiple session dates & times. Test calls can be scheduled Monday-Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm eastern time. Please provide your preferred & 2 alternate test call dates & times.
Please provide 2 alternate dates & times. All program times must be Eastern Time zone (9:00am-3:00pm).
Please provide the anticipated total number of participants (students & adults). To ensure program quality, our maximum per session is 50 total participants. Groups exceeding this maximum MUST book multiple sessions.
Please choose 1 to 3 options
Select up to 3 learning objectives to incorporate into the program.
Please choose 1 to 3 options

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Category: Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Type: Georgia Sea Turtle Center