Book a Local Schools Program

 

Educators and students of all grades are invited to join us at The Island School campus to access resources to support their curriculum using place-based education.  We would like to connect the work that our scientists and engineers do at The Island School with the work that teachers are doing in their classrooms.

 

Educational Programs Offered:

  • Renewable energy
  • Fisheries management

  • Agriculture

  • Key species: queen conch, Nassau grouper, crawfish, turtles and sharks

  • Coral reef ecology
  • Animals & plants

  • Mangrove ecology & restoration

  • Ecosystems

  • Fisheries management

 

Meals: Lunch provided for students and chaperones

Transportation: Included for schools located in South Eleuthera. Tarpum Bay, Rock Sound, Green Castle, Wemyss Bight, and Deep Creek. For schools North of Tarpum Bay, please contact us about programs where we come to you or ways to bring larger groups.

Classes and students: We recommend bringing classes separately for a more intimate experience. Due to transportation restrictions, the maximum number of individuals per group is 15, students & teachers included. For larger groups, you may provide another vehicle for a maximum number of 25 students. Program availability limited for groups over 25 students.

 

Students will need:

  • tennis shoes

  • water bottle (they can refill on campus)

  • snack (optional)

  • hat, sunscreen (optional)

  • bathing suit and towel (optional)

 

Cost: A donation of $5 per student is encouraged for programs staying for lunch

Please verify what students need upon booking your program; for water based programs students may need a bathing suit, towel, and sun protection.

 

 

Contact information:

To book a program call us on 334 8551 ext. 6219 or email us at outreach@islandschool.org