THE OUTDOOR SCHOOL

School Field Trips

Responsible outfitters like Coastal Expeditions understand the allure of dolphins but teach their clients to respect and thereby help protect the wild animals.

— Charleston Magazine

South Carolina Outdoor Education Program


KAYAKING FIELD TRIP
Learn about local ecology on a kayaking field trip on the Black River! Participating middle schools qualify for scholarships, including bus stipend. Led by naturalist educators from Coastal Expeditions' Outdoor School.

For middle school students.

Crab Bank Quest


KAYAKING FIELD TRIP
Kayak to a seabird rookery island- one of only 5 in the state!- to learn about local ecosystems and Charleston history. Departs from our Shem Creek campus in Mount Pleasant. Led by naturalist educators at Coastal Expeditions' Outdoor School.

For middle and high school students.

Island Quest


FERRY ECOTOUR & ISLAND HIKE
Take the ferry to Bulls Island in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge for an unmatched experience in nature! Led by naturalist educators in Coastal Expeditons' Outdoor School. Curriculum is adapted for each grade to correspond with SC standards.

For grades 2-12, college, and continuing education students.

Want to Know More?

Let us know what you're interested in doing and Katie Morrison, our Education Coordinator, will give you a call.
Just fill out this brief form so we know what you're looking to experience!

Experience

Coastal Expeditions has led field trips for nearly 30 years in the Lowcountry and has taken out over 50,000 students in that time.

Naturalist Educators have safety certifications in first aid, CPR, ACA kayaking and life guarding.

Boats are designed for safe passage and are certified yearly by the US Coast Guard. All captains hold master captain licenses.

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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