Skippers is an educational offering for all area 3rd graders. It is sponsored by Ingram Barge Company and includes a tour of the center’s exhibits, time in the navigation simulator, a classroom session and the film shown in the theater. The teacher may choose from a list customized programs that focus on science, math, economics, art, etc. Special emphasis is placed on the towing industry and how it affects our nation’s economy. Students will take home a personalized certificate of completion and a finished art project. Students are divided into small groups and are rotated through the different stations.
This program is designed for one class. If 2 classes come, the schedule and the offerings may be subject to change due to time constraints.