520 Center Street

Carlisle, Arkansas  72024

Jason Stewart, Elementary Principal                Brad Horn, Superintendent                             BJ Greene, High School Principal
870-552-3261, Fax 870-552-3017                                        870-552-3931, Fax 870-552-7967                                         870-552-3196, Fax 870-552-3032                        

To Whom It May Concern:

Carlisle Elementary School fifth grade students will have the opportunity to participate in Ocean Expo Camp at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (www.imms.org) which is located in Gulfport, Mississippi, on May 14-17, of 2019.  Listed below is our sample itinerary:

Day 1-Get unpacked at dorms.  Have some time to explore the beach as a group.

Day 2 – a.m. at IMMS (museum tour, Discovery Room – featuring touch pools full of sharks and stingrays, a live reptile encounter, and a dolphin feeding presentation. We then spend the afternoon at Gulfport Beach, pulling seine nets and sifting through the sediment.

Day 3 – We load the Ship Island Ferry and spend the day exploring Historic Ship Island!

Day 4 – a.m. is spent aboard the IMMS pontoon boat, exploring the bayous and waterways and discussing the local flora and fauna. The afternoon is spent back at the IMMS campus discussing various topics and wrapping up the program.

The cost of this trip will be $450.00 per student.  This cost will include the following:

We have several students who will be unable to afford this trip without the help of sponsors. Any amount that you can provide will be greatly appreciated and will help send a student to camp. All sponsors who turn in money by March 1, 2019, will have their name printed on the back of all students’ camp shirts.  Money can be mailed directly to the school. Please mark to the attention of Sommer Goodrich.  Checks should be made out to Carlisle Elementary School.  Thank you in advance for your help in this matter.  Please keep this sheet for your records.  Federal Tax ID #71-602-1650

Sponsor Name ______________________________________ Donation Amount___________