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Barrier Island Center Study Trip Request Form
Thank you for your interest in a Barrier Island Center ["BIC"] study trip! We are accepting requests for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Please complete the request form below. Your completion of this form does not guarantee your program requested date/time. Our programs are free except for those offered by our partner Sea Turtle Conservancy, for which the price is noted. 

We can generally accommodate 2 classes at a time on Tuesday & Wednesday, and 1 class at a time on Thursdays and Fridays. Study trips are typically 2.5 -3 hours. 

HATCHLING SCHOOL
Explore the lives of sea turtles by learning about their life cycle, anatomy, threats, and how to protect them through interpretive, hands-on activities.  Program includes anatomy lesson, interpretive beach walk and clean-up, scavenger hunt, exhibit exploration, ocean-view picnic, and more!
Age Group: grade pre-kindergarten
Cost: free
Attendance Options: online or in-person
Available an as online program: yes
In-Person Program Capacity: one or two groups of 24 (dependent on staff availability)

SEA TURTLE SCHOOL
Become a sea turtle hero by learning about sea turtle life cycles, anatomy, threats, and how to protect them through interpretive, hands-on activities.  Program includes interpretive beach walk and clean-up, scavenger hunt, exhibit exploration, ocean-view picnic, and more!
Age Group: grades kindergarten and grade 1
Cost: free
Attendance Options: online or in-person
Available an as online program: yes
In-Person Program Capacity: one or two groups of 24 (dependent on staff availability)

HABITAT DETECTIVES
Students will become environmental scientists by collecting and analyzing data within the multiple habitats found within the Barrier Island Sanctuary.  Program includes: interpretive trail walk, data collection and analysis, exhibit exploration, ocean-view picnic, and more!
Age Group: grades kindergarten and grade 1
Cost: free
Attendance Options: in-person only
Program Capacity: one or two groups of 24 (dependent on staff availability)

SEA TURTLE ACADEMY
Become a sea turtle steward while learning about sea turtle anatomy, life cycle, threats, and how to protect them. Program includes: interpretive beach walk and clean-up, exhibit exploration, sea turtle tag, hands-on skull activity, ocean-view picnic, and more!
Age Group: grades 2-4
Cost: free
Attendance Options: online or in-person
In-Person Program Capacity: one or two groups of 24 (dependent on staff availability)

SEA TURTLE SCIENCE
Increase knowledge with a more in-depth investigation into the world of sea turtle science, including sea turtle anatomy, environmental threats, and conservation efforts.  Program includes: interpretive beach walk and clean-up, exhibit exploration, sea turtle tag, sea turtle stranding scenario, ocean-view picnic, and more!
Age Group: grades 5-6
Cost: free
Attendance Options: in-person only
Program Capacity: one or two groups of 24 (dependent on staff availability)

SEA TURTLES DUNE TO LAGOON
Students will investigate sea turtle habitats, dune and lagoon, learning about environmental threats to sea turtles and how to protect them.  Program includes: interpretive beach and trail walk, substrate and water analysis, exhibit exploration, sea turtle stranding scenario, ocean-view picnic, and more!
Age Group: grades 7-9
Cost: free
Attendance Options: in-person only
Program Capacity: one or two groups of 24 (dependent on staff availability)

DUNE TO LAGOON SOIL AND WATER ANALYSIS
Students will investigate habitats from dune to lagoon, learning about environmental threats to sea turtles and how to protect them.  Program includes: interpretive beach and trail walk, substrate and water analysis, exhibit exploration, sea turtle stranding scenario, ocean-view picnic, and more!
Age Group: grades 6-12
Cost: free
Attendance Options: in-person only
Program Capacity: one or two groups of 24 (dependent on staff availability)

SEA TURTLE STEM WORKSHOP: DESIGN, BUILD, AND FLY REMOTE OPERATED VEHICLES (ROVs)
Design, build, and fly ROVs in collaborative teams like real engineers. Experiment with your ROV in a freshwater pool. ROVs are used to study sea turtle behavior.
Age Group: ages 10 and up
Cost: $30 per student
Attendance Options: in-person only,  4 hours
Program Capacity: minimum of 10 students, maximum of 20 students

SEA TURTLE STEM WORKSHOP: TOUR DE TURTLES SEA TURTLE SATELLITE TRACKING
Learn what Sea Turtle Conservancy is learning about sea turtle migration through an annual sea turtle marathon. Hands-on STEM activity, writing prompt, and iPads provided.
Age Group: ages 10 and up
Cost: $15 per student
Attendance Options: in-person only, Tue/Wed/Thu, 2 hours
Program Capacity: minimum of 10 students, maximum of 20 students

SEA TURTLE STEM WORKSHOP: DUNE TO LAGOON GEOCACHING SCAVENGER HUNT
Learn how Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and satellites are used in conservation science. GPS units and hands-on geocache hunt are set up just for your group.
Age Group: ages 10 and up
Cost: $15 per student
Attendance Options: in-person only, Tue/Wed/Thu, 2 hours
Program Capacity: minimum of 10 students, maximum of 20 students


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