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Chincoteague Bay Field Station, Wallops Island
(4.8/5 based on 45 reviews on the web)
Chincoteague Bay Field Station (formerly The Marine Science Consortium) is dedicated to fostering marine science education and research in audiences of all ages. Through school age groups including summer camps and college courses through RoadScholar programs Field Station staff introduces individuals to the coastal wonders around us. The Field Stationis ideally located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. Nearby barrier islands are biologically diverse and geologically dynamic. Many of the islands and marshes remain undeveloped and area waters have sustained fishing, crabbing, and oystering for generations. Additional resources within the area include Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Assateague National Seashore, and NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Sam was an excellent guide on the field trips. Jean was an excellent teacher in the classroom. They both welcomed questions and did their best to answer them. Before I went I didn't imagine I'd learn ...  more »
  • Absolutely fantastic time because of the environmental educators (Edward, Megan and Ian) from Chincoteague Bay Field Station. They made it all educational and fun.Loved learning about the history of t...  more »
  • Loved learning how to make coiled baskets using natural materials like shells, grasses and pine needles. Our Field Station guide, Katie Marr was the best! She is very capable and knowledgeable and gen...  more »
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  • Great camps for all ages. Our daughter, age 9, was identifying all kinds of wildlife after her 3 day camp.
  • Great programs for families and kids. We would definitely come back here. Dorms for families were nice and clean. The staff were super friendly and very knowledgeable.
  • Great place for summer camp and activities for high school and college students, the food isn't great, but the experience is what you're there for!