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Center for Alaskan Costal Studies



Our mission is to foster responsible interaction with our natural surroundings and to generate knowledge of the unique marine and coastal ecosystems of Kachemak Bay through science-based environmental education and stewardship.

Type of Education Provided

  • Formal
  • Informal
  • Professional
  • Para-professional
  • Recreational
  • Other

Organizational Classification

  • Federal
  • Non-profit
  • Other
  • State
  • University-Based

Stem Programming

  • Yes
  • No


  • Yes
  • No

Operating Region

  • Southeast Alaska
  • Southcentral Alaska
  • Southwest Alaska
  • Northwest Alaska
  • Interior Alaska
  • Statewide

Primary Audience

  • Rural
  • Remote
  • Urban
  • Statewide
  • Specific


Homer, Kachemak Bay


School Field Trips and Programs

We invite children and their teachers, parents, and youth group leaders to take part in the exciting environmental education programs offered by the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies in Homer and other locations in Kachemak Bay. We have provided field trip programs for Alaska\'s schools for more than 20 years. Our programs have been recognized for excellence by both the National Science Teacher\'s Association and the Alaskan Department of Fish and Game and are aligned with Alaska State Science Standards. Many options are available for you and your students. You may choose a one hour nature hike, a 2 or 3-day residential program, or have a naturalist visit your classroom.

Summer Youth Programs

Variety of summer camps for kids and internships of high school and college students.

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