Homer Sea Week is a biennial tradition our kids’ school, and this was our family’s second time participating. Two years ago the kids were in 1st and 3rd grades and we stalked them most every minute. (Flashback post can be found here.) Now they are two years older – 3rd and 5th grade – so we let them roam the beach more independently, but we weren’t … Continue reading Homer Sea Week: Round 2
This weekend was the much-anticipated Homer Sea Week field trip.
We weren’t sure what to expect when our children’s school group planned a 3-day field trip over Mother’s Day weekend down to Homer, Alaska, which is a 4 – 5 hour drive from Anchorage (depending on road construction and which spouse is driving).
We certainly didn’t expect the majority of the school to make the trek, but trek we all did. Over 75% of us.
This weekend we participated in “Homer Sea Week” with our children’s school community. It was a 3-day family field trip, and nearly all of our kids’ classmates made the 5-hour trek to Homer to explore tidepools, observe shorebirds, and connect with other families. The teachers put together an amazing activity booklet to entertain kids on the long drive to Homer. It was decorated with student … Continue reading Homer Sea Week: The Prelude