• An Assateague wild horse finding shelter in the dunes.

    Assateague Island

    National Seashore MD,VA

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    Pope Bay, Green Run, Pine Tree & Tingles Island backcountry campsites will be closed on these dates due to hunting seasons: October 15-25, 2014; November 13-15, 2014; November 29-December 13, 2014; January 16-19, 2015 More »

For Teachers

Ranger with students on beach

A teachable moment after students find a ghost crab. Students participating in the NPS education programs learn about life and earth sciences through hands-on, experiencial learning opportunities.

NPS

Assateague Island National Seashore offeres free, fun, standards-based activities and programs for all grade levels. From puppet shows to plankton studies, park educators employ a variety of teaching techniques to reach the varied learning styles and age levels. All of our education programs are free and we offer entrance fee waivers to bonafide academic institutions.

We accept registrations on a first come-first served basis and will begin to accept Fall semester registration on August 19, 2013. Spring programs can be requested beginning January 13, 2014. If you have questions about our education programs, please contact the Education Office at (410) 629-6607 or email us with your question.

Registration Form

Fee waiver Form

 

Visit our Environmental Education Programs to learn more about individual programs and other educational opportunities.

 

Did You Know?

piping plover photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service image library. 4 kb

...that instead of needing to keep her eggs warm, the beach-nesting piping plover will stand over her eggs on hot days to shade them and keep them cool.