• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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What students should bring

We strongly recommend that students bring sunscreen, insect repellent, and plenty of water.

If any of the planned activities involve wading, they may also want to bring a towel and an extra pair of shoes to change into after the program.

Even though most students will not get their clothes wet, consider having them bring an extra set of clothes. The dry set of clothes comes in handy on rainy and cold days.

Did You Know?

Humpback whale in front of Cape Lookout lighthouse

Diamond City was a shore-based whaling community located where Barden Inlet now separates the islands of Shackleford Banks and South Core Banks. Crews would row whaling dories out from shore to chase the whales as they migrated past the island. Cape Lookout National Seashore