The Masonboro Island Explorers program is a partnership between the North Carolina Coastal Reserve, non-profit Masonboro.Org and Carolina Ocean Studies to provide educational opportunities for fifth grade students in the Wilmington area. We need six adult volunteers and two alternates for each trip to the island.
You may click on the button on the right to choose your dates and reserve your spot. You are welcome to sign up for multiple spots (but you’ll have to fill out a new form for each date)!.
OCTOBER 22: Castle Hayne
OCTOBER 23: Ogden
OCTOBER 24: Odgen
OCTOBER 31: Sunset Park
NOVEMBER 5: Codington
NOVEMBER 8: Anderson
NOVEMBER 9: Anderson
NOVEMBER 13: College Park
NOVEMBER 19: Murrayville
NOVEMBER 20: Murrayville
NOVEMBER 26: Winter Park
NOVEMBER 27: Alderman & Pine Valley
NOVEMBER 28: Pine Valley
DECEMBER 3: Parsley
DECEMBER 4: Parsley
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We need six adult volunteers for each trip to the island. Here are some facts to know before you sign up:
Trips leave Carolina Beach Yacht Basin [100 Carl Winner Drive, Carolina Beach, NC] at 10:00am
Volunteers must arrive by 9:30 am
Volunteers will return to the Carolina Beach Yacht Basin no later than 1:00 pm
Transportation to and from Masonboro Island will be provided.
You may want to bring sunscreen, weather appropriate clothing and personal water or snacks.
When you arrive, you'll meet a Masonboro.Org volunteer to receive a temporary parking pass and info you'll need to get started.
You will receive an email or text two-to-five days before your trip with weather updates and trip instructions.