The WaterFront Center offers a wide array of place-based, experiential learning opportunities for schools, scout groups, camps, and students of all ages. Programs embed knowledge through active engagement and self-discovery, utilizing our vast outdoor classroom and highlighting the unique habitats that surround our facility.
Our curriculum can be modified for classroom-based programs that allow students to interact with marine animals, and introduce STEM-based lessons covering a wide array of topics. Programs have a variety of customizable options that allow teachers to reach their curriculum goals and align with state science standards.
Design Your Program in the following steps:
1): Choose Your Location
Our unique location enables students to explore the marine environment in several ways. Topics and activities are designed to take advantage of our unique location, but can also be adjusted for classroom-based experiences.
On-Site Field Trips
Involves hands-on activities on the beach, in our lab space, on our fleet of Sonars, and aboard Christeen.
Allows students to formulate experiments, interact with marine animals, and engage in STEM activities.
2): Choose Your Topic(s)
We offer a variety of unique, interactive, and hands-on STEM and Marine Science activities. Our most popular programs (listed below) can be incorporated into most lesson plans:
Students pretend to be in a medical laboratory. They just received a new shipment of a trial vaccine.
Available Locations :
FieldTrip / Classroom
Horseshoe Crab Blood
3): Schedule Your Program
From moon-lit Horseshoe Crab Tagging to early morning sailing aboard Christeen, scheduling is completely customizable. Field trips and in-school programs can be range in duration from 60 minute activities to multi-day experiences.
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