For detailed information, please review our 2016 School Programs Brochure!
Welcome to MarineQuest school programs, your classroom porthole to preK-12 marine and environmental education in coastal North Carolina. Experience the wonders of the coast with your students through hands-on classroom, field, and lab activities. All of our lessons are based on state and national education standards, including Ocean Literacy Principles, and highlight the different fields of study that make up marine science. We offer three academic enrichment programs focusing on the marine science of our coastal environments.
On-Site and Field Programs
Ocean Explorers: Grades K-12
Half-day classroom and laboratory activities and tours at the UNCW Center for Marine Science
Coastal Encounters: Grades 3 - 12
A full day of classroom, laboratory and field activities based out of the UNCW Center for Marine Science
Outreach - Bringing Marine Science into the Classroom
Coast-to-Classroom: Grades K - 8
Four hours of interactive presentations or science center rotations delivered at your school by our environmental educators
*Ask about our special Sea Squirts Coast to Classroom program for preschools
School programs are offered from September to May. To make a school reservation or to reserve a program date, please complete the Program Reservation Request Form (submission of form does not guarantee date is available). After submitting your program form, please follow-up with an e-mail or by phone to verify that it has been received email@example.com or (910) 962-2640.
Note that prices, content, dates, and times are subject to change without notice. Questions? Call (910) 962-2640 or send an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org