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South Pacific Secrets Unveiled: Heroes, Royals & Island Wonders

South Pacific Secrets Unveiled: Heroes, Royals & Island Wonders


Welcome, young adventurers, to the enchanting world of the South Pacific islands! Get ready to embark on a colorful journey and meet incredible individuals who have left their mark on these beautiful lands.


Did you know over eight different countries rule the South Pacific islands? It's like a big mix of government rules, and we'll explore how these diverse cultures thrive together.


In this magical place, you'll witness the rise of young democratic governments, learning what it takes to build a strong and united culture and community.


Let's start our adventure in the breathtaking beauty of Tonga. We'll have an amazing chat with the king of Tonga, Tupou VI, who will share stories of his family's royal leadership spanning six generations!


Next, say hello to Hilda Heine, an inspiring woman who made history by becoming the first female president of the Marshall Islands in 2016. Her journey will inspire you!


But we're not done yet! Brace yourselves to travel back in time and meet Chief Edward Cakobau, Fiji's first Deputy Prime Minister in 1944. Discover how he united the Fijian people during his time as Prime Minister.


Get ready to explore the South Pacific regions’ strengths, color, and wonderful differences. It's like diving into a treasure trove of unique cultures!


During our adventure, you'll learn what being a leader, a follower, and an important part of a thriving community means.


So, put on your explorer caps, grab your map, and get ready for an unforgettable journey through the magnificent South Pacific islands. Together, we'll uncover the secrets of these fascinating lands and the remarkable people who call them home!


  • Recommended for: Ages 9+ / Grades 4-5
  • Instructor: Vijaysaumini Jaiswal
  • Day and Time: Wednesdays, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM ET
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Dates: April 10, 17, 24, May 1 (2024)