Summer Camps!

Get ready to explore the outdoors this summer at one of our fun and exciting summer camps!  Lots of options for many ages!
Day Camp butterflies

10 10-week session from Monday - Thursday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Weekly themes - spend the days outside from the forest to the sea

Begins June 12th

Summer Overnight Camps

Junior Naturalist (9-12 years olds) - 2 days at the Wynn Nature Center/2 nights and 2 days at the Peterson Bay Field Station

Marine Mammal Camp (9-12 year olds) - 4 nights/5 days at the Peterson Bay Field Station exploring marine mammals and marine life & putting together a skeleton!

Teen EcoAdventure Camp (12-15 year olds) - 10 days of amazing adventure in Kachemak Bay - explore our changing environment, camp, kayak, hike, make a difference in the world!

Family Camps (all ages) - a weekend getaway to the Peterson Bay Field Station including sleeping in a yurt, tidepooling, hikes, crafts and campfires!

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Beach Buddies

Residential programs give your students the opportunity to be immersed in the natural world while learning and growing friendships. Students will spend their time making observations, participating in hands-on activities and games, and problem solving in nature's own classroom. Our 2-3 day programs include lodging, instruction, and transportation across Kachemak Bay (if needed).

To reserve a program with the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, please download and complete our School Field Trip Request Form and return to our office by fax (907) 235-6668 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ACE_Jenni_and_boyAlaska Coastal Ecology - Daytrip or residential 2 or 3 day marine and forest ecology program at Peterson Bay Field Station or Kasitsna Bay Lab across Kachemak Bay from Homer. Grades 4-12. April-May or September. More Information>>

wynn_winter_snowshoeWinter 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 >>

Check back to our website often for the most up to date information or call 907-235-6714 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be included in our teacher email list.

2016-2017 Field Trip Reservation Form

Peterson Bay Teacher Planning Guide

Kasitsna Bay Teacher Planning Guide

Who's Who in the Intertidal


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