Chincoteague Bay Field Station, Wallops Island

#96 of 303 in Museums in Virginia
Chincoteague Bay Field Station (formerly The Marine Science Consortium) is dedicated to fostering marine science education and research in audiences of all ages. Through school age groups including summer camps and college courses through RoadScholar programs Field Station staff introduces individuals to the coastal wonders around us. The Field Stationis ideally located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. Nearby barrier islands are biologically diverse and geologically dynamic. Many of the islands and marshes remain undeveloped and area waters have sustained fishing, crabbing, and oystering for generations. Additional resources within the area include Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Assateague National Seashore, and NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility.
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  • Took the Road Scholar Basketry class at CBFS - superb facility - great lab space, comfortatble accommodations - excellent food served cafeteria style.  more »
  • I recently returned from a workshop at the Chincoteague Bay Field Station (my 2nd one there) and all I can say is "wow, what an experience"! This is an outstanding organization that emphasizes learnin...  more »
  • The kids had a great time here at camp. The staff was super friendly and excited about what they do. Our children were entertained and educated. It was all that we had hoped for.
  • What a wonderful place to stay and visit. The staff and our hoster Ben was OUTSTANDING!!! We will got back.

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