Education and Outreach

wholeftthisshipsmThe UNC Coastal Studies Institute offers a variety of workshops, seminars, and lectures, as well as opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to become involved in ongoing research. We are committed to providing high quality education and outreach opportunities for students and residents to interact, learn and engage.

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Latest Education News

Latest News
  • Register for the 2018 Dare County Science Fair!

    Are you a student interested in science and a student in the Dare County School System?  Enter the 2017 Dare County Science fair! Compete in the 2nd Annual Dare County Science Fair, hosted by the Dare County Youth Council and UNC Coastal Studies Institute. The science fair will take place on January 10th, 2018 at 5:00 …Read More

  • UNC CSI High School Internship Program

    University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) established an internship program in 2014 to provide local high school students with real-world experiences in research and science.  These intensive experiences in Science, Technology, Education, Art, and Math (STEAM) careers provide relevance to subjects taught in school and foster students interest to pursue careers in …Read More

  • Estuaries, Art, Shipwrecks and Science: Summer Camps at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute

    Since early June, a new set of campers arrived each week at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) on Roanoke Island for summer day camp. Students ages 10-15 came to conduct experiments, explore estuaries, survey shipwrecks, or scuba dive in hands-on, educational and engaging summer camps. Each camp incorporated field experiences, like kayaking and snorkeling, …Read More

  • Outer Banks Woman’s Club Provides Scholarships for Manteo High School Students to Visit UNC CSI

    The Outer Banks Woman’s Club continues to support UNC CSI Education Programs through generous donations that provide scholarships for local students to visit UNC CSI.  Funding from the club covers transportation expenses and program fees, which can prohibit local schools from field trip experiences.  In past years the club’s donations have also supported students in …Read More

  • UNC Coastal Studies Institute and Dare County Youth Council Host Science Fair

        On May 31, 2017 the first ever Dare County Science Fair was organized and hosted by Dare County Youth Council in partnership with the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI). Students from high schools, middle schools and home schools across Dare County were encouraged to compete in a variety of science categories for …Read More