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.