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Deadline extended for ‘Travel to Learn’ trip to Nashville, Kentucky
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16 May

Deadline extended for ‘Travel to Learn’ trip to Nashville, Kentucky

The deadline for Hinds Community College’s Creative Learning-Fifty Plus office “Travel to Learn” trip to Nashville and Kentucky June 19-23 as been extended to Friday, May 26.

The $100 deposit deadline has been extended to Friday, May 26 with the balance due by June 9. You will need to be sure and include the following information: Your name and roommate(s) name, rooming preference, mailing address, phone number, email address.

“We have partnered with Trek Travel to plan a wonderful and fun trip to experience two days of some of the best of ‘Music City,’ Nashville, before moving on into Kentucky  for more exciting adventure to experience the Creation Museum and Noah’s Ark,” said program coordinator Melody Field.HindsCC_logo_2clr_horizw_background.jpg

“Trek Travel has planned a super itinerary of highlights to see and things to do for our group, all at affordable prices,” she said.

The trip includes: round-trip luxury motor coach transportation, four nights first-class hotel accommodations, step on guided sightseeing in Nashville including country music star’s homes and Tennessee history, reserved seating at the world famous Grand Ole Opry, a tour of the new Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline Museum, a tour of the all new Noah’s Ark encounter, a tour of the Creation Museum, three dinners Included at some of the best restaurants, a hot deluxe breakfast at our hotel each day, all admissions, taxes and meal gratuities.

Total cost varies, depending on accommodations, from $699 per person to $1,210 per person.

For a detailed trip itinerary and to register or for questions, contact Lance Clay, Trek Travel Programs, 601.951.2060, lanceclay7@gmail.com or Melody Field, Hinds Community College Creative Learning Fifty-Plus, Coordinator @ 601.857.3773 or mfield@hindscc.edu.

Make checks payable to Trek Travel and either mail to Trek Travel, P. O. Box 488, Madison, MS 39110 or bring to Melody Field’s Office, located at the Hinds Community College Eagle Ridge Conference Center, third floor, RCU/ Economic Training Suite.

Hinds CC Creative Learning plans June ‘Travel to Learn’ trip

Hinds Community College is celebrating its 100th year of Community Inspired Service in 2017. Hinds opened in September 1917 first as an agricultural high school and admitted college students for the first time in 1922, with the first class graduating in 1927. In 1982 Hinds Junior College and Utica Junior College merged, creating the Hinds Community College District. Today, as Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution with six locations. Hinds offers quality, affordable educational opportunities with academic programs of study leading to seamless university transfer and career and technical programs teaching job-ready skills. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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Hinds CC hosts annual intergenerational Camp Silver Eagle
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23 June

Hinds CC hosts annual intergenerational Camp Silver Eagle

Camp Silver Eagle, Summer 2014.

Registration is now open for the Hinds Community College Creative Learning Fifty-Plus annual intergenerational summer enrichment program, Camp Silver Eagle. This year’s program is “Operation Conservation: Wet, Wild, Winged and Wonderful.”

The camp is July 13-17, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Awards Day, on Friday) for adults of all ages and children and youth ages 5-16 (with an adult) at the Ted Kendall Agricultural Complex, McKenzie Facility, located on Seven Springs Road in Raymond.

Adults have the option to participate with or without a child or youth partner. Youth 17+ will be considered an adult. This program encourages an intergenerational experience of creative learning and adventure, shared by adults and their grandchildren or any child ages 5-16.

The camp focuses on best backyard conservation practices. Most camp activities are inside; however, there will be outside activities as well, but with access to near-by air-conditioning if needed.

The camp theme is Backyard Conservation: “Get Connected: You, the Backyard and All That Lives There!” with focus programs to include, Water and the Hydrological Cycle, an Enviroscape demonstration, a watershed model, hands-on activities identifying aquatic bugs that are found in different water qualities; Going Wild-native species of MS reptiles; Fisheries Day-Managing Farm Ponds and Small Lakes, Weed Identification and Control, Identification of Common Fishes in Mississippi’s Fresh Water; visit to an private local lake to learn about characteristics we look for  and practices used to manage the Soil, Water, as well as, the fish population; Gardening and Backyard Birding and how best to attract them.

Cost is $35 per Adult, $50 per Adult/first child pair, $15 second child and $10 per additional child. Group rates for 10 or more available. Pre-registration is required; spaces are limited.

For more information and to request a registration form, contact Melody Field, coordinator, Hinds CC Creative Learning Fifty-Plus at 601.857.3773 or mfield@hindscc.edu, or Tommie Winters, 601.946.4054/601.954.5194.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit www.hindscc.edu or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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Camp Silver Eagle focuses on conservation

Registration is open until Thursday, July 11 for the Hinds Community College, Creative Learning Fifty-Plus, annual intergenerational summer enrichment program, Camp Silver Eagle.

The camp is Monday-Friday, July 15-19. The hours for Monday-Thursday are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with longer hours on Friday field trip day, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This year’s theme is Backyard Conservation: “Get Connected: You, the Backyard, and All That Lives There!” with focus activities in Dendrology (the study of trees), Adopt-A-Stream Enviroscape program, small container gardening (herbs, veggies and flowers), and native birds and how best to attract them.

The camp is for adults of all ages and children and youth ages 5-16 (with an adult) at the Ted Kendall Agricultural Complex, McKenzie Facility, located on Seven Springs Road in Raymond.

Adults have the option to participate with or without a child/youth partner. Youth ages 17 and up will be considered an adult. The cost is $50 per adult or adult/first child pair, $10 second child and $5 per additional child.

This program encourages an intergenerational experience of creative learning and adventure, shared by adults and their grandchildren or any child ages 5-16, which focuses on best conservation practices. Most camp activities are inside; however, there will be outside activities as well, but with access to near-by air-conditioning if needed.

For more information and to request a registration form, contact Coordinator Melody Field, Hinds Community College Creative Learning Fifty-Plus, at 601.857.3773 or mfield@hindscc.edu; Fifty-Plus Chair Pat Martz, 601.842.7629 or Co-Chair Tommie Winters, 601.946.4054/601.954.5194.

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