Special Events

Ocean Fun Days

Usually scheduled for the weekend prior to the Memorial Day weekend each year, this outdoors festival takes place at Island Beach State Park and on Sandy Hook. In 2014, Ocean Fun Days will take place on May 17th and 18th. For more information, click here.

Attention all Formal and Informal Educators!

Catch the Education Department at New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium this fall at two Professional Development workshops presenting “Beaches, More than Just a Day of Fun in the Sun.” Both sessions will present “hands-on” activities on dunes, dune management, the impacts of climate change on the Jersey Shore, and storm preparedness and resiliency.

First you will find us at the New Jersey Science Convention on Tuesday, October 14th from 10-11am. Details about this important event and program information can be found at http://www.njscienceconvention.org/

Then on Thursday, October 16th from 10am-11am we will be presenting at the annual fall workshop of the NJ Marine Science Educators Association. Details about this exciting workshop which includes a boat trip on Sandy Hook Bay can be found at http://njmarineed.weebly.com/