THE OUTDOOR SCHOOL

Kids Programs and Camps

After School Paddlesports

Learn the basics of sea kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding! For ages 9-12, this 4-session program teaches water safety and basic skills to get your kids ready for adventure.

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After School Ocean Explorers

NEW! | For ages 6-9, this after school program teaches kids about dolphins, sea turtles and fossils by exploring barrier islands and creek banks!

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Half-day and Full-day Adventures

Throughout the year, we offer half-day and full-day programs on school holidays and teacher workdays.

These drop-off programs include a 6-hour Bulls Island Adventure and 3-hour Fossil Hunt Adventure!

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Kids Birthday Parties

Bring the party to Shem Creek for a fun boat adventure or fossil hunt! Afterwards, enjoy the creekside deck for presents and cake. Ideal for ages 5-12.

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Day Camps

Since 1992, Coastal Expeditions has led camps for local kids to get them engaged with the saltwater ecosystem. Check out the upcoming camp offerings for ages 7-15!

*2021 Camps are full! Click on the Priority List above to get first dibs on 2022 dates.

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Coastal Expeditions’ knowledge of barrier islands is unmatched.

— Southern Living

We Make Welcome the Wild Child

Once a child has made a connection with nature, it is with them forever. Coastal Expeditions programs and camps are designed to teach them how to interact with this incredible network of creeks and rivers that wind through our local landscape in a safe and comfortable manner.

Our educators teach water safety, paddling techniques, birding, shelling, fossil hunting, crabbing, estuary basics and so much more! We have programs year round, so check it out!

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The Outdoor School is your Charleston home base for getting kids outside!

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Get on the Priority List and we'll send you an email before we offer camps and program dates to everyone else!

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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