SFEC camper with a fluke

SFEC camper with a fluke

Youth Education at SCMELC

3690 Cedar Beach Rd, Southold, NY 11971

Our marine educators are dedicated to Suffolk County schools. During the school year educators travel all over Suffolk County teaching students about the unique marine environments that make up Long Island. Classes are designed to teach students about specific aspects of the marine environment.

Talk and Tour (Grades K-12)

Learn by doing with this exciting, hands-on exploration of one of Long Island’s treasured marine environments. Following a presentation with live marine animals, tour our Aquarium room, fishing pier, and our touch tanks.

(1½ hours) $11/student (minimum fee $110)

Salt Marsh Extravaganza (Grades 6-12)

Go on an adventure in our salt marsh as we seine and search for local marine creatures. We’ll explore what they do, how they do it, and why they need each other 
to survive.

(2½ hours) $14/student (minimum fee $140)

Barrier Beach Bonanza (Grades 6-12)

Join us for a journey to the barrier beach! Discover how dunes, sand, waves, and wind turn this into a place that’s continually on the go!

(2½ hours) $14/student (minimum fee $140)

From the Bay to the Barrier Beach (Grades 4-12)

The best of both worlds! Start out with a seining adventure to study the biodiversity and importance of the salt marsh and bay, then cross the barrier island to explore what makes a barrier beach so dynamic.

(3 hours) $15/student (minimum fee $150)

We accept BOCES and Scope funding for payment.


Tracy Marcus
Marine Youth Education Specialist
(631-239-1800 x 28

Last updated September 15, 2017