520 Center Street

Carlisle, Arkansas  72024

Wes Rowland, Elementary Principal                William Rountree, 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 sixth 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.  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 –Shrimp boating, Maritime Museum, tour of city

Day 5- a.m. will be spent at the new Biloxi Aquarium, which is opening on April 30, 2020!

The cost of this trip will be $550.00 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 will have their name printed on the back of all students’ camp shirts.  Donations collected after February 1 will have their names printed on next year’s 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___________