Become A Backpack Journalist.

 Photography & Storytelling -& Filmmaking.  Using DSLR Cameras!

Tablets & Editing Software

Four Corners of Law

Mayor John Tecklenburg, of Charleston, SC met us on the steps of the City OF Charleston, City Hall.

Our Blog!



A summary of our offerings

Kids explore Charleston for Kids!


 Team Backpack Journalists - "kids" explore the low country of South Carolina, finding historical venues, fun places for kids to visit while in Charleston!  We love our low country and it promises to be filled of educational and fun activities and camps.


We often visit the SC Ports Authority and report on the cranes, containers and the garage ships.

Afterschool classes are held at 

East Cooper Montessori Charter School, Orange Grove Charter School and Saturday School (we promise adventures!)   

for more information:

It's 2020 Now! Second Semester!


  • This upcoming year we continue to focus on collecting oral histories, learning how to become a jr curator and exploring our historic lowountry.

A Backpack Journalist Newspaper


 Every 3 months, we publish!  Pick up your free copy at local area parks, and the Riley Stadium after April 11! 

Stories of Community Courage from the Lowcountry during the Civil Rights Era


Check out our collection of short films on our youtube channel featuring local civil rights heros who lead the way in support of civil rights for all! Our students spent time in our research camps to develop this collection that also incldued a book. books

Learn how to interview, write and report!


Storytelling 101, and we use the APPLE IPad with Iographer.  Each IPad is fully loaded with IMovie also for editing!  All of our daily and weekly adventures includes the use of this technology

 To register for our camps or afterschool - please visit our STORE! 


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About Us

Build resilence through creative expression!


We are a hands-on, creative team of teachers and professionals who empower youth to gather stories, take great photographs and write and report to publish in print, via social media and short videos and films! 

A few of our adventures!


The lowcountry is filled with history dating back to 1670, with mulitple venues that provide hands on experiences for "backpackers" 

Just one example!


Team backpackers met Jay Ward, from PIXAR STUDIOS!  Jay was the CARS franchise director! 

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

 We travel to lowcountry schools!

Kids Guide to Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC 29403

(843) 582-2794


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

Drop us a line!