The Coastal Experience

K-12 Field Programs

The Coastal Experience is NJSGC’s collection of marine science field trips for school-aged children. Programs are offered year round and all programs include active, hands-on participation in marine science activities. Coastal Experience programs are:

Programs support many of New Jersey’s Student Learning Standards. See individual program descriptions for specific citations.

Go to Resources for Educators and Group Leaders for pre-trip materials including guidelines, driving directions and suggested lesson plans and other materials for classroom use.

Click here to fill out our field trip reservation form, or contact the Education Department at or by phone (732) 872-1300, ext. 13.

More information on NJSGC’s refund and cancellation policy is available here.