Journey Up the Coast 2022

30048 Cedar Neck Rd. Ocean View, DE 19970

Registration for this event is now FULL. If you would like to inquire about a waitlist, please email Jackie Knoll at

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays (Center) and Maryland Coastal Bays Program (MCBP) are excited to offer “Journey Up the Coast: An In-Person Exploration of the Inland and Coastal Bays” for children ages 8-12 this summer! This unique education program will include a series of fun, interactive activities focused on topics such as watershed, estuaries, and wildlife guided by the Center and MCBP environmental educators. 

There are two date options for the program. When registering, please select one or both options. Please note that each day takes place at a different location and will offer slightly different activities. 

Day 1: Tuesday July 5th from 9:00-12:30 pm at the James Farm Ecological Preserve in Ocean View, DE
Day 2: Thursday July 7th from 9:00-12:30 pm at Assateague State Park in Berlin, MD 

To reserve your young learners spot, please complete the initial registration using this link ( If there are multiple participants in a group (e.g., club, class, family, etc.), a separate form will need to be submitted for each individual. An email containing additional information and registration form(s) will be distributed closer to the program date. Registration closes June 3rd. 

This program is free, but donations are greatly appreciated and will help support Center and MCBP educational programming. Donations can be submitted through the following link: Donations can also be accepted on the day of in the form of a check made out to “Delaware Center for the Inland Bays” with “JUTC” written in the memo line.

Safety is always a priority throughout the duration of our educational programs. The Center and MCBP are following all federal and local guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 and its impacts on youth programs. During JUTC programs, participants are not required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. The entirety of our programs take place outside, but it is not always possible to maintain a six foot distance from one another during program activities. 

 Please send any additional questions to the Center’s Head Environmental Educator, Jackie Knoll, at

James Farm Ecological Preserve