Teacher Workshops

Ranger-guided beach walk
Learn about Fire Island's dynamic barrier island shoreline and more during our educator's workshops.

Free Teacher Workshop

Saturday, October 15, 2016, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wilderness Visitor Center, Fire Island National Seashore

Explore the wind, waves, and sand, and use Fire Island National Seashore as your outdoor classroom. Discover the forces that shape the barrier island with this hands-on educator's workshop, designed to address NYS Learning Standards for middle and high school grades. Activities will include beach profiling, mineral identification, and wind and wave measurements. Workshop participants will receive a certificate upon completion.

To register for this workshop, please email Alexandra_Sliney@partner.nps.gov or e-mail us or call 631-687-4773 or 631-687-4772.

Free Educators Open House

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Patchogue-Watch Hill Ferry Terminal
150 West Ave, Patchogue, New York

This is suitable for educators of all grades and subjects and offers a great venue to fulfill your Election Day professional development requirements. Seashore staff will be on hand to share information about the park, education lesson plans available for you use, and answer any questions you may have about booking a class trip. No registration is required.

Teacher Workshops

Our free workshops are open to all educators and youth group leaders. Learn all you need to know to bring school groups to the park, and enage your students in what's special about Fire Island and the critical coastal resource issues facing future decision-makers.

You'll also get an update on Fire Island National Seashore's Traveling Trunk Program, and information about other educational opportunities at the park.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

120 Laurel Street
Patchogue, NY 11772


(631) 687-4750
Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed on federal holidays.

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