K-12 Groups

Field-based Learning for K-12 Students

Our motto is conservation through education. Register your K-12 group for immersion in field lab experiences that use sound science to explore and explain watersheds, estuarine and marine ecology, and the organisms that call the Nature Coast home.

About the Service

The exact cost per program is dependent on the number of program participants and specific program parameters. That cost will be communicated when requesting to register for a program. To initiate the booking process, please complete a request form.

  • Available 4 days per month
  • First come, first serve
  • Cost per program is dependent on the number of program participants and specific program parameters 
  • Lunch not provided

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“Thank you for such an amazing & memorable learning experience for our Co-Op! From our littlest students to our biggest they captured their attention, explained and expanded info for their level, and led with enthusiasm and confidence!”

– Explorers Academy Co-Op

Book Your Trip

To request a reservation choose an available date and time slot from the calendar and fill in the form below.

Please note that K-12 trips are only available four days per month and submitting this form does not guarantee your reservation, it is a request for a time slot - we will get back to you within two business days to confirm your reservation or work with you to find another time that works. At that time we may also ask for more information to complete your booking.

We look forward to seeing you!
Request a Reservation
First Name*
Last Name*
Work Phone Number*
Cell Phone Number*
Contact Email*
Payment Type*
Billing Address
Street Address*
Street Address Line 2
Zip Code*
Tax Exempt confirmation*
Maximum file size: 2 MB
Student Information
Grade Level(s)*
Grade level selections will affect the available field modules. Kindergarten - 3rd grade groups have a predefined curriculum.
Select your field trip experience*
When an experience with a trawl is selected, the trawl will be considered one of the three activities for the program.
Number of Students*
NCBS Experience (8-25) SKML Experience (10-25)
Number of Chaperones*
(Not including primary teacher)
Select first field module*
Select second field module*
Select third field module*
Select first field module*
Select second field module*
If desired, include additional information in the box below

Other Required Forms

  • One per trip
  • List all attendees on the day of the trip
  • Provide to Captain on day of trip
  • One per attendee (including teacher/chaperone)
  • Provide in advance, or on the day of the trip