Fall Program Date: October 7 throguh October 12
On Amelia Island, go behind the scenes in Fernandina Beach, once a Victorian seaport village with a historic district dating to the 19th century. Explore the natural paradise of Cumberland Island, renowned for sea turtles, wild turkey, horses, and salt marshes. Enjoy birding, biking, hiking, kayaking, and strolling the white sandy beaches.
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One of the "10 Best" beaches in America.
Mr. Kevin McCarthy
Kevin grew up in Gloucester, Mass. and settled in Fernandina Beach in 1968. He spent 41 years sailing the waters of northeast Fla. and southeast Georgia. He holds a 100 ton master’s license and developed his knowledge of the wildlife and history exploring the waters that surround Amelia Island, Cumberland Island and St. Mary's, Ga. Generations of Kevin’s family have been shrimpers, and he shares with participants his knowledge of shrimp farming and the future of the shrimp industry in the U.S.
Kevin is a valuable addition to the Road Scholar experience. He contributes to Program 11603 and 1379 among others.
2012 Fall Dates:
September 30 - October 5
October 21 - October 26