Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips Go Live in S.C. Schools
For Immediate Release
October 2, 2013
ETV has partnered with Colonial Williamsburg to broadcast their Electronic Field Trips into South Carolina schools.
Live and designed for students to ask questions of the Colonial Williamsburg historians and re-enactors, this Emmy-winning program airs monthly on The South Carolina Channel, a free antenna television service like its sister stations ETV and ETV World. The first program airs October 10th at 1 p.m. A new program will air each month through April of 2014.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and sponsoring donors have provided funding for 23 South Carolina schools to receive scholarships that provide special materials to the classroom.
The South Carolina Channel can be found via antenna by placed a .2 after the local ETV channel number. Time Warner Cable carries the channel at 171. For a station listing, go to “About Us” at scetv.org . Teachers and parents can learn more about the Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trips, school scholarships and the schedule at: scetv.org/learn .
The SC Channel is currently broadcast on:
WEBA-DT (digital channel 14.2) in Allendale
WJWJ-DT (digital channel 16.2) in Beaufort
WITV-DT (digital channel 7.2) in Charleston
WRLK-DT (digital channel 35.2) in Columbia
WHMC-DT (digital channel 23.2) in Conway/Myrtle Beach
WJPM-DT (digital channel 33.2) in Florence
WNTV-DT (digital channel 29.2) in Greenville
WNEH-DT (digital channel 38.2) in Greenwood
WNSC-DT (digital channel 30.2) in Rock Hill
WRET-DT (digital channel 49.2) in Spartanburg
WRJA-DT (digital channel 27.2) in Sumter
South Carolina ETV (presenting station) is the state's public educational broadcasting network. Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning. South Carolina ETV currently presents A Chef’s Life, Expeditions, and For Your Home on public television in addition to national radio productions Song Travels, Piano Jazz, Spoleto Festival USA, and World of Opera.