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We will begin accepting reservation forms for Spring Programs at
7:30 a.m. September 5th!
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Many options are available for you and your students. You may choose a one hour nature hike, a 2 or 3-day residential program, or have a naturalist visit your classroom.
We invite children and their teachers, parents, and youth group leaders to take part in the exciting environmental education programs offered by the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies in Homer and other locations in Kachemak Bay. We have provided field trip programs for Alaska's schools for more than 20 years. Our programs have been recognized for excellence by both the National Science Teacher's Association and the Alaskan Department of Fish and Game and are aligned with Alaska State Science Standards.
To reserve a program with the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, please download and complete ourSchool Field Trip Request Form and return to our office by fax (907) 235-6668 or by email to
Kachemak Bay Onboard Oceanography - Five hour programs onboard the M/V Discovery. Grades 4-12. April-May. More Information >>
Beluga Wetlands Ecology - 2 hour program comparing saltwater wetlands of Beluga Slough to freshwater habitats around Beluga Lake in Homer. Grades 2-12. April-May, August-September. More Information >>
Creatures of the Dock Tours - 1 hour program investigating the amazing marine life right under our feet on the floating dock of the Homer Harbor. Grades K-12. April-May or September. More Information >>
Alaska CoastWalk Education - Get your students in CoastWalk, a citizen-science service learning project around Kachemak Bay. CACS naturalists will come to your classroom to do a hands-on lesson, then help lead a beach clean-up with your students. Grades K-12. September. More Information >>
Beluga Wetlands Ecology -2 hour program comparing saltwater wetlands of Beluga Slough to freshwater habitats around Beluga Lake in Homer. Grades 4-12. August-September. More Information >>
Winter Ecology Camp - 2 to 3 day residential field science and winter survival skills program on the snowy bluffs overlooking Homer. Grades 4-12. Students are introduced to the winter ecology and survival in boreal ecosystems through hands-on activities. November- March. More Information >>
Wynn Winter Ecology - 2 to 4 hour program on snow survival, winter ecology, and snowshoeing at Wynn Nature Center. Grades 3-6. Snow-dependent, November-March. More Information >>
Snowshoe Exploration - 1 to 2 hour program at Wynn Nature Center where students learn how to use snowshoes, hunt for signs of animals and think about animal adaptations to winter life. Grades K-3. Snow-dependent, November-March. More Information >>
Programs Available All School Year
Naturalist in the Classroom - CACS Naturalists are available for classroom presentations and activities on a wide variety of natural history topics througout the school year. Grades K-12.More Information >>