School Programs & Field Trips

Seatuck offers a range of programming for school districts. We provide in-class presentations and outdoor programs, which can be held on school grounds, at parks and preserves near the school or at other exciting locations across Long Island. We also offer field trips to one of our two educational facilities: The 70 plus acre Suffolk County Environmental Center in Islip and the 200 plus acre South Shore Nature Center in East Islip.

Teachers can choose from dozens of existing programs; alternatively, Seatuck staff will work with teachers and administrators to design custom programs to fit within curriculums or individual class schedules. Offerings can include everything from a one-time program to a series of multiple visits to a year-long course of study (such as a phenology program). Seatuck staff is also available to make assembly presentations on a variety of topics.

We’ve also developed a successful Schoolyard Native Garden Program that works with schools to design, install and maintain a native pollinator garden that serves as a year-round teaching tool for students of all ages. Click here to learn more about Seatuck’s Schoolyard Native Garden Program. 

All Seatuck programs are designed to meet Next Generation Science Standards and qualify for reimbursement through Suffolk and Nassau BOCES.

Please contact Seatuck’s Education Director, Peter Walsh, to schedule a program or for more information. He can be reached at [email protected]

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