School Groups

Miss Peetsy B.
Bayou Tours

The GCRL Marine Education Center offers bayou tours aboard the motor vessel Miss Peetsy B as a field trip for school and community groups. The program consists of two 90-minute periods of instruction, one on the water and the other in the classroom.
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Coastal Sciences Camps

The GCRL Marine Education Center will arrange a learning experience for any group, from 4th grade to adult, who want a hands-on experience on the beach, in a boat, in the lab, or all three. 
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Deer Island Discovery

Visit one of twenty Mississippi coastal preserves. During this 4 hour experience participants tour Deer Island and gain insight into the cultural and archaeological history of Mississippi's closest island. The island is home to a diverse bird population including shore birds, marsh birds and migrating species traveling the Mississippi Flyway. Learn about coastal ornithology and the role that citizen-science plays in scientific discovery. More Information



Marine Biologist in My Classroom

We will bring the rich diversity of the Gulf Coast marine environment to your classroom. Our marine educators will pack up their artifacts, equipment and specimens and bring the field trip to you!
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