Education Opportunities on Sapelo Island
Schools programs are available on Sapelo Island on Tuesdays and Thursdays of the month. Programs are limited to forty (40) students and chaperons. Programs include science based interpretation and tours of Sapelo Island as well as an introduction to its rich historical and cultural legacy.
Into the classroom education
Many of our programs can be held at your school! Call and inquire about these programs at 912-485-2300
The Education Facility
The facility on Sapelo Island houses a 40-seat classroom with audio-visual capabilities and a wet lab equipped with work stations, microscopes, stereoscopes, and aquaria.
Costs for On-Island Programming:
$10.00 per student (ages 6-12)
$15.00 per student or adult (ages 13 and up).
Book early before available dates are reserved!
School Programs Offered
These programs are designed to take some of our programming into your school classroom. A custom program can be designed to fit your school’s needs.
Additional activities and topics can be developed and included at the group leader’s request.
Brochures, area maps, and other literature are also available for visiting groups.
A selection of films are also available for viewing in our audio visual classroom. These titles include:
- Sapelo: An Island in Time (A Look at Georgia’s National Estuarine Research Reserve and UGA Institute)
- The Sapelo Island Lighthouse (a video chronicling the nearly 200 year old history of Sapelo’s most iconic symbol)
- Other titles are available upon request.
For more details on educational programs or materials, please contact the Education Office (912) 485-2300.
For information on the national education program and other reserves, please visit the National Estuarine Research Reserves website.