NPS Offers Special Programs to Hatteras Kids
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-473-2111
As a special post-Irene Hatteras Island event, the National Park Service is offering all Hatteras Island kids and their families the opportunity to learn and experience more about this unique barrier island that they call home.Designed for the children of Hatteras Island, the Especially forHatteras Island Kids interactive programs are crafted to add to the island youths' recognition of the many different natural and cultural resources and stories of our nation's first national seashore.
Join a park ranger forEspecially for Hatteras Island Kids programs Monday, September 12th through Friday, September 30th at 4 p.m. daily and additionally at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the pavilion on the grounds of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. All Especially for Hatteras Island Kidsprograms are free to Hatteras Island kids and their families!
For more information, call the Buxton Visitor Center at 252-995-4474.
Did You Know?
The U.S.S. Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras during a storm in December 1862. The wreck's location was a mystery until 1973 when a research vessel found the ship 16 miles off the cape in 230 feet of water. In 1975, the Monitor was named the nation’s first National Marine Sanctuary.