Day Program Offerings
Low Ropes Challenge Course (1 ½ - 3 hour class)
Explore group dynamics, leadership, trust and team-building. Available for grades 4 and above.
Barrier Island Ecology (1 ½ - 3 hour class)
Stroll from the sound to the ocean with an instructor, as you visit five dramatically different habitats and we highlight the island’s geologic past.
Beach Walk and Turtle Talk (1 ½ hour class)
Join your instructor for a discussion of North Carolina’s endangered sea turtles. Take a walk on the beach and learn about the nesting strategies of this amazing animal.
Birds of Prey (1 ½ hour class)
Showcases our live birds of prey with added lessons covering properties of air, mechanics of flight, and bird adaptations.
Maritime Forest Exploration (1 ½ hour class)
Focusing on the flora and fauna of this unique ecosystem, students will learn about their adaptations for survival.
Sound Exploration (1 ½ hour class)
1 ½ hour class. We’ll use dip nets to discover what lives in our Sound and get wet in the process. Water quality tests will tell us the health of this important waterway.
Beach Exploration (1 ½ hour class)
Learn about the beach habitat, the animals and plants that live in it, and some of the issues that are challenging the beach today.
Pond Exploration (1 ½ hour class)
Use dip nets to explore and learn about the plants, animals and insects that live in the freshwater pond. Explore the water cycle and the importance of clean fresh water.
Pirate Program (1 ½ hour class)
Learn about Pirate lore, tools and flags in a scavenger hunt around our property. Gather clues to the underwater archeology project off our coast.
Coastal Native Americans (1 ½ hour class)
From hide tanning and natural fiber rope making to hunting and fire starting, we’ll demonstrate the life skills of the earliest North Carolinians.
Whales and Whalers (1 ½ hour class)
1 ½ hour class. Hands-on activities and incredible stories illustrate topics from whale biology to ship- and shore-based whaling.
Register Now for the 2022 - 2023 Season