• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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?

Portsmouth Life-Saving Station crew pose in their surfboat.

"You have to go out, you don't have to come back" was the unofficial motto of the U.S. Life-Saving Service. The Life-Saving Service rescued shipwreck victims from stations located in Portsmouth, and on Core Banks and Cape Lookout. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...