The Chincoteague Bay Field Station is a great place to plan a Family Vacation, School Field trip, or Outdoor Adventure! Some of their programs include Family Camps, Road Scholar Programs, Birding Trips, Cycling Tours, Kayaking Tours, Photography and Folk Art Workshops, Day Camps, Oceanic Research Boat Tours, School Field Trips, College Summer Courses and Summer Camps. The wide range of programs offered by the Field Station is astounding! The Chincoteague Bay Field Station can even develop marine science based education programs to fit your group’s needs.
The beaches, marshes, bays, maritime forests, and off-shore waters of Virginia’s Eastern Shore are the Field Station’s classroom. Their facilities include new residence suites, dining hall, lounges, auditorium, classrooms/meeting spaces, research labs and flat bottom boats and oceanic research vessels. The Chincoteague Bay Field Station offers a wonderful variety of opportunities to meet your educational and/or research goals. Since 1968 the Chincoteague Bay Field Station has educated and inspired thousands of children, youth, and adults about the marine and coastal ecosystems along the Mid-Atlantic Region through fun and scientific place-based, hands-on experiences. You could be next! For a complete and current program list visit the Field Station’s website or to register for an upcoming event or program, please contact the Chincoteague Bay Field Station at 773-824-5636. LEARN MORE
Summer Camps: CBFS summer camps are the perfect way to jump back into the outdoors! Day camps run Monday through Friday and introduce campers to a variety of coastal ecosystems and the interesting animals that live there. Overnight camps offer your camper the opportunity to create their own personalized marine science adventure! Choose from a variety of classes ranging from fish biology to coastal crafts to kayaking and research based boat trips. Check out dates and prices for CBFS summer camps at www.cbfieldstation.org/youth-camps
Friday Adventure Series: CBFS is excited to introduce our Friday Adventure Series! Join us for a half day program that dives deeper into the science and natural history that make the Chincoteague region unique. Kayak, bike, or explore the marsh and beach with us – adventure awaits! Program dates, prices, and activities can be found at http://www.cbfieldstation.org/dayprograms.html
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