9th Grade Everglades Trip Information

Each spring the ninth grade class heads down to the Everglades National Park for a week of tent camping on the bay under the stars, while exploring the unique ecosystems and wildlife of South Florida. The Everglades is the only ecosystem of its kind in America and we are fortunate to be able to study it up close. The students get to see in person what they have studied in their biology classes making this an invaluable educational lesson, while the adventures they have together during the week makes this a wonderful time for building relationships and community together.

The adventures during the week include alligator and crocodile spotting; bird watching; hiking through tropical hardwood forests, sawgrass, and hammocks; canoeing through mangroves; and snorkeling along the coral reef at Key Largo. At the campsite, they cook together, have devotions, and sing around the campfire while stargazing.

This is a wonderful week away from the daily routines and technology in which to marvel at God’s creativity through creation in the great outdoors.

Trip Information

  • Dates: February 22–26, 2021
  • Trip Leader: Robbie Andreasen
  • Cost: Approximately $340, billed to accounts on the following schedule: $170 will be billed to FACTS and due in November, $170 billed to FACTS in January
  • Informational Meeting: A meeting will be schedules for an evening some time in October.
The Geneva School
The Geneva School
October 27, 2021
  • Rhetoric Spirit Week

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 7th Gr - North Florida Trip

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 8th Gr - Common Arts Activities/Trips

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Flex -Chapel

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Dialectic C

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 1st Gr - Animal Monolgues (Rowe)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 8:30 am- 9:15 am
    See more details

  • 1st Gr - Animal Monolgues (Donnelly)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 9:40 am- 10:25 am
    See more details

  • USC Chapel

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 10:30 am- 11:05 am
    See more details

  • 1st Gr - Animal Monologues (Drummond)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 10:50 am- 11:35 am
    See more details

  • 1st Gr - Animal Monolgues (White)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 12:00 pm- 12:45 pm
    See more details

  • Brioso Choir (3rd–6th)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • 5th Gr - Williamsburg Parent Meeting

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
    See more details

October 28, 2021
  • Rhetoric Spirit Week

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 7th Gr - North Florida Trip

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 8th Gr - Common Arts Activities/Trips

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Dialectic D

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Chamber Orchestra

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 7:00 am- 7:45 am
    See more details

  • 3rd Gr - Trojan War Play Rehearsal

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 7:30 am- 12:30 pm
    See more details

  • Prospective Parent Event (K4-5th Grade)

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 9:30 am- 11:00 am
    See more details

  • Ladies Choir (8th–12th)

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 3:00 pm- 3:45 pm
    See more details

  • Percussio (3rd–5th)

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Art & Creativity Class (1st–5th)

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

October 29, 2021
  • Rhetoric Spirit Week

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 7th Gr - North Florida Trip

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 8th Gr - Common Arts Activities/Trips

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Flex -House

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Dialectic E

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 3rd Gr - Trojan War Performance (Smith)

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 7:30 am- 9:45 am
    See more details

  • 3rd Gr - Trojan War Performance (Warner)

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 8:45 am- 11:00 am
    See more details

  • 3rd Gr - Trojan War Performance (Gutierrez)

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 9:45 am- 12:00 pm
    See more details

  • USC House Meetings

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 10:15 am- 11:05 am
    See more details

  • Youth Golf

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Strategika (3rd–5th)

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm
    See more details

  • Rhetoric Homecoming/Flag Football Game

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 5:00 pm- 7:30 pm
    See more details

October 30, 2021
  • CC District Meet

    Date: October 30, 2021 - October 30, 2021
    Time: 7:30 am- 9:30 am
    See more details

  • Upper School Fall Dance

    Date: October 30, 2021 - October 30, 2021
    Time: 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm
    See more details

October 27, 2021
  • Rhetoric Spirit Week

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 7th Gr - North Florida Trip

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 8th Gr - Common Arts Activities/Trips

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Flex -Chapel

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Dialectic C

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 1st Gr - Animal Monolgues (Rowe)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 8:30 am- 9:15 am
    See more details

  • 1st Gr - Animal Monolgues (Donnelly)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 9:40 am- 10:25 am
    See more details

  • USC Chapel

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 10:30 am- 11:05 am
    See more details

  • 1st Gr - Animal Monologues (Drummond)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 10:50 am- 11:35 am
    See more details

  • 1st Gr - Animal Monolgues (White)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 12:00 pm- 12:45 pm
    See more details

  • Brioso Choir (3rd–6th)

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • 5th Gr - Williamsburg Parent Meeting

    Date: October 27, 2021 - October 27, 2021
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
    See more details

October 28, 2021
  • Rhetoric Spirit Week

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 7th Gr - North Florida Trip

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 8th Gr - Common Arts Activities/Trips

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Dialectic D

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Chamber Orchestra

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 7:00 am- 7:45 am
    See more details

  • 3rd Gr - Trojan War Play Rehearsal

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 7:30 am- 12:30 pm
    See more details

  • Prospective Parent Event (K4-5th Grade)

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 9:30 am- 11:00 am
    See more details

  • Ladies Choir (8th–12th)

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 3:00 pm- 3:45 pm
    See more details

  • Percussio (3rd–5th)

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Art & Creativity Class (1st–5th)

    Date: October 28, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

October 29, 2021
  • Rhetoric Spirit Week

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 7th Gr - North Florida Trip

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 8th Gr - Common Arts Activities/Trips

    Date: October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Flex -House

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Dialectic E

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • 3rd Gr - Trojan War Performance (Smith)

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 7:30 am- 9:45 am
    See more details

  • 3rd Gr - Trojan War Performance (Warner)

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 8:45 am- 11:00 am
    See more details

  • 3rd Gr - Trojan War Performance (Gutierrez)

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 9:45 am- 12:00 pm
    See more details

  • USC House Meetings

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 10:15 am- 11:05 am
    See more details

  • Youth Golf

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm
    See more details

  • Strategika (3rd–5th)

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm
    See more details

  • Rhetoric Homecoming/Flag Football Game

    Date: October 29, 2021 - October 29, 2021
    Time: 5:00 pm- 7:30 pm
    See more details

October 30, 2021
  • CC District Meet

    Date: October 30, 2021 - October 30, 2021
    Time: 7:30 am- 9:30 am
    See more details

  • Upper School Fall Dance

    Date: October 30, 2021 - October 30, 2021
    Time: 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm
    See more details

Recent Stories from Geneva's Blog

TGS Introduces Julia Ingler – New Girls Basketball Coach

Julia Ingler started playing basketball at the age of five in Coral Springs, Florida. Upon moving …

TGS Introduces Bill Cashman (New Track & Field Coach)

Coach Cash, as a lot of kids call him, joins Geneva’s coaching staff as the varsity track and field …

Introducing New Faculty Members

for the 2020–2021 school year
 

After a hiatus of five years (teaching in Uganda, Tenness…

TGS Introduces New Boys Varsity Soccer Coach

Eddie Jimenez grew up in Miami, Florida, playing for Kendall Soccer Club where he won three state Fl…