One-Day Field Programs

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CBF field programs give students a unique opportunity to learn about and interact with the Chesapeake Bay.

CBF Staff

For current program details including rates and capacity, please visit our Currently Available Programs page. To register, please see our Request an Education Program page.

Learn about what our one-day programs have to offer.

District of Columbia


Potomac River Environmental Education Program




Pennsylvania Rivers and Streams



Arthur Sherwood Environmental Education Program

Baltimore Harbor Environmental Education Program

Philip Merrill Environmental Education Program



Hampton Roads Environmental Education Program

James River Environmental Education Program


Elisabeth Reed Carter Virginia Canoe Environmental Education Program

Virginia Watershed Environmental Education Program


For nearly 40 years, CBF has provided meaningful watershed experiences to more than one million students. We hope you will take advantage of our award-winning environment education program. Feel free to contact us directly with any questions at

Download our Environmental Education Program Catalog (PDF, 4.21 MB,  24pgs)

Special Programs

Specialized programs for upper-level high school, AP, and college-level students include:

Program Information

When you are scheduled for a field program, we mail a confirmation letter and send an e-mail with pre-trip information.  Pre-trip information includes:
All linked documents are in Adobe PDF format

The Bay Needs You

The 2020 State of the Bay Report makes it clear that the Bay needs our support now more than ever. Your donation helps the Chesapeake Bay Foundation maintain our momentum toward a restored Bay, rivers, and streams for today and generations to come.

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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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