Day Programs

Day trips range from one hour Creatures of the Dock Tours to 5 hour Onboard Oceanography cruises across Kachemak Bay. Our most popular day trips are listed below. Please contact us if you have a program in mind that you do not see listed below as we would be happy to work with you to develop a program to meet the needs of your class.




Marine Ecology Programs

Alaska Coastal Ecology - Spend the day enjoying our marine and forest ecology program at Peterson Bay Field Station or Kasitsna Bay Lab across Kachemak Bay from Homer. Grades 4-12. April-May or September - October. More Information >>

Kachemak Bay Onboard Oceanography - Five hour programs onboard the M/V Discovery. Grades 4-12. This program can be scheduled with an Alaska Coastal Ecology overnight program. April-May. More Information >>

Beluga Wetlands Ecology - 2 hour program comparing saltwater wetlands of Beluga Slough to freshwater habitats around Beluga Lake in Homer. Grades 4-12. August-September. More Information >>

Creatures of the Dock Tours - 1 hour program investigating the amazing marine life right under our feet on the floating dock of the Homer Harbor. Grades K-12. April-May or September. More Information >>

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Marine Stewardship Programs

Alaska CoastWalk Education - Get your students in CoastWalk, a citizen-science service learning project  around Kachemak Bay. CACS naturalists will come to your classroom to do a hands-on lesson, then help lead a  beach clean-up with your students. Grades K-12. September. More Information >>


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Forest Ecology Programs

Wynn Fall Nature Explorations - 1.5 to 2 hour programs at Wynn Nature Center on bluff overlooking Homer.Grades K-6. September.  More Information >>

Wynn Winter Ecology - 2 to 4 hour program on snow survival, winter ecology, and snowshoeing at Wynn Nature Center. Grades 3-6. Snow-dependent, November-March. More Information >>

Snowshoe Exploration - 1 to 2 hour program at Wynn Nature Center where students learn how to use snowshoes, hunt for signs of animals and think about animal adaptations to winter life. Grades K-3. Snow-dependent, November-March. More Information >>








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