Coastal Expeditions Foundation

Educational Programs

Connecting People with Nature Through Meaningful Experiences

For nearly 30 years, Coastal Expeditions has led field trips by kayak, boat and trail in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

Our Mission

Through sponsorships and donations, the Coastal Expeditions Foundation is able to use our resources and skilled guides to provide students and veterans environmental education.

Educational Program Overviews

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With funding from the Asher Mills Foundation, BP Foundation and small donors, this program provides environmental field trips for students at Sanders-Clyde Elementary School, starting with Kindergarten and following students through the fifth grade.

South Carolina Outdoor Education Program (SCOEP)

Since 2009, Coastal Expeditions guides have led kayaking field trips on the Black River through the South Carolina Outdoor Education Program. Funded by the Butler Conservation Fund, students from schools near Andrews and Georgetown, SC fjlksdjfslkjfksdjflsjfljdsjdkf

Veterans Sea Kayak Resilience Program

Coastal Expeditions' CEO Chris Crolley developed this program in 2016 to teach principles of sea kayaking and interpersonal development skills to focus on PTSD recovery , learning how to help- and be helped- on the water and in life. Sponsored by Boeing SC.

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Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant Rentals

Offering Kayaks and Paddleboards

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks or SUPs. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant tours.

Rent a Kayak or Paddleboard Click to Book via Text

Isle of Palms Rentals

Offering Kayaks and Paddleboards

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks or SUPs. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Isle of Palms tours.

Rent a Kayak or Paddleboard Click to Book via Text