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Cooperating Association

The Marine Academy of Science and Technology teaches high school students at Sandy Hook's Fort Hancock.

The Marine Academy of Science and Technology teaches high school students at Sandy Hook's Fort Hancock. Due to damage from Hurricane Sandy, all classes are meeting at another location for this school year.

NPS Photo by John Harlan Warren

Cooperating associations based at Gateway's Sandy Hook Unit

Sandy Hook will reopen to the public on May 1. Cooperating associations will set their own dates for returning to their offices within the park. The phone numbers below may or may not be working at the moment, but should by the time the unit reopens.

American Littoral Society
732-291-0055
www.littoralsociety.org

Army Ground Forces Association
www.armygroundforces.org

Clean Ocean Action
732-872-0111
www.cleanoceanaction.org

Marine Academy of Science and Technology
732-872-0995
www.mast.mcvsd.org

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Northeast Fisheries Center
James J. Howard Marine Laboratory
732-872-3000
http://sh.nefsc.noaa.gov

New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium
732-872-1300
www.njseagrant.org

Sandy Hook Child Care Center
732-291-2368
www.sandyhookchildcare.org

The Sandy Hook Foundation
(Offical Friends Group of the NPS at Sandy Hook)
732-291-7733
www.sandyhookfoundation.org

Did You Know?

World War I recruiting poster for the Coastal Artillery Corps.

All of Gateway NRA's units include sites that defended New York Harbor from attacks from the sea, from the Revolutionary War through World War II. They are Fort Hancock, Fort Tilden, and Fort Wadsworth. Learn about the history of coastal defense by visiting any of these sites. More...