Field Programs

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CBF's Education Department takes students outside to explore the Chesapeake Bay watershed and learn how we can all take action to save the Bay. For four decades, CBF has given students, teachers, and others throughout the watershed unique outdoor educational experiences in some of the region's most inspiring places.


One-Day Programs


Multi-Day Programs

Download our Environmental Education Program Catalog (PDF, 1 MB,  8pgs)

Program Updates

  • Student Field Program Application
    • Spring 2019 One-Day Programs — Deadline 11/30/2018 (Limited programs/dates still available.)
    • NEW Summer 2019 One-Day Programs — Deadline 5/17/2019
    • NEW Fall 2019 One-Day Programs — Deadline 5/17/2019

    • Spring 2019 Multi-Day Programs — Wait-list Only
    • NEW Summer 2019 Multi-Day Programs — Deadline 5/17/2019
    • NEW Fall 2019/Spring 2020 Multi-Day Programs — Deadline 5/17/2019

  • Adult Field Program Application
    • Spring 2019 One-Day Programs — Deadline 11/30/2018 (Limited programs/dates still available.)
    • NEW Summer 2019 One-Day Programs — Deadline 5/17/2019
    • NEW Fall 2019 One-Day Programs — Deadline 5/17/2019

    • Spring 2019 Multi-Day Programs — Wait-list Only
    • NEW Summer 2019 Multi-Day Programs — Deadline 5/17/2019
    • NEW Fall 2019/Spring 2020 Multi-Day Programs — Deadline 5/17/2019

State Funding Support

For information on state funding for school groups, visit the following links:

For questions, see the FAQs or contact the Education Scheduling Office via phone 800-445-5572 or email.

Videos

"You Gotta Be There" to understand the importance and the lasting impression of environmental education (also available on CBF's YouTube channel).

 

Video: Washington-Lee High School Students Explore the Bay with CBF

What is it like to go on a CBF education field experience? The Arlington Educational Television Department featured a student field experience on its weekly cable show, "Green Scene." See what we do and hear students, teachers, and CBF educators talk about the program.

Green Scene is filmed and produced by the Arlington Educational Television Department (AETV) in cooperation with the Arlington Public Schools Department of School and Community Relations.

Share Your Clean Water Story

What does the Bay, its rivers and streams mean to you? What impact have the Bay and its local waters had on your life? We'd like to know.

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Volunteer

Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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