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COASTAL CLASSROOM

Our program invites middle school kids to become actively involved in our marine ecosystem with hands-on learning in parks along the New York City waterfront. Participants will learn about everything from water ecology to quality, urban waterfront restoration to preservation, sparking excitement and passion for conserving our coasts and waterways.

Coastal Classroom Summer Institute

6th – 8th Graders
July 10 – August 10
Monday – Thursday 9am-3pm
Kaiser Park, Coney Island, BK
Free

Our five-week program offers lessons to middle school students during the summer in parks around city waterways. Science-based activities coupled with recreational opportunities such as rowing, fishing, and field trips to a variety of sites allow students to experience our waterways as their own backyards and to learn how to protect them.

Coastal Classroom Summer Groups Program

4th – 8th Grade Student Groups
July 2017
Hallet’s Cove Socrates Sculpture Park
Long Island City
Low Cost

Our four-week program brings youth to the New York City shoreline at Hallet’s Cove in Long Island City and connects them to the life found in and around our local waterways.. Science-based activities coupled with recreational opportunities such as rowing and fishing allow students to experience our waterways as their own backyards and to learn how to protect them.

For more information on Coastal Classroom programs,  contact lgonzalez@cityparksfoundation.org or call (212) 360-3332.

Generous private support is provided by American Honda Foundation, The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation, The Barker Welfare Foundation, and Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation. Public support is provided by the NYC Council. In partnership with NYC Parks.