• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

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Bring the beach to your classroom with one of our off-site programs. Programs are available for all age groups, and have been designed to meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) requirements. And all programs for school and other educational groups are offered free of charge.

Staff availability for programs is limited, so contact us early – some dates get reserved several months in advance.

To schedule an off-site program, contact our Education Specialist at (361)949-8068. You will need to provide:

· A point of contact

· The number of students who will participate

· The age range / grade level of the students

· Information on any special needs (e.g. visual aids, etc.) of any participants

Did You Know?

Beach wheelchairs are available for loan, but must be returned by the Visitor Center's closing time.

Padre Island National Seashore has a wheelchair designed for use on loose sand available for loan at no charge. Users must leave a driver's license or their personal wheelchair at the information desk while the beach wheelchair is on loan. More...