Experience the Chesapeake Bay 2013: Educators Getting Up Close and Personal with the Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem
Course Description: This course is a hands-on introduction to the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. Includes daily kayak trips on the York and James Rivers, a visit to Chesapeake Bay Foundationís oyster farm, guest speakers, topic discussions, new classroom and field activities to take back to your students and much, much more. Based from ECO Discovery Park in Jamestown.
2013 Dates: Week of June 17-21
Cost: $50 Funds from the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund and the Chesapeake Bay Trust allow Chesapeake Experience to offer this course to participants at a minimal cost.
Recertification Credits: 45 hours
Experience the Bay 2013: New Perspectives on the Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem
Course Description: This course will explore the Chesapeake Bay from the James River to the Susquehanna Flats, from Fisherman Island to the Pocomoke River and many out-of the way places in between. Experience the Chesapeake Bay from new perspectives. This course will focus on habitats, ecological interactions, physical parameters, history and much more. Captain John Smith Trail and NOAA Smart Buoys will be incorporated throughout the week. Based from ECO Discovery Park in Jamestown (Weekdays)
2013 Dates: Week of July 27 - Aug 4 (Overnight travel on both weekends)
Cost: $155/participant includes lodging for overnights, breakfast and lunch for weekend travel, van transportation, equipment and supplies for course
Course Requirements: Selected pre-trip readings, lesson plan product, pre and post trip meetings
Recertification Credits: Up to 80 hours