False Cape State Park

False Cape State Park is a 3,844-acre park that lies between Back Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The park offers recreational activities, trails, and educational programs for groups to enjoy a day or overnight trip spent with nature. Groups can go bird watching, take a guided tour by kayak or canoe, or tour the park by hiking or biking the trails. Educational programs at the park teach groups about topics such as ecology, watersheds, migration, and animal adaptation. Programs for scouts focus on wildlife, plant identification, skills building, history, and more. The park’s Environmental Education Center can accommodate up to 26 people for overnight stay. 
 
Contact Info 
Address: 4001 Sandpiper Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23456. City of Virginia Beach. Tel: 757-426-7128. Email: FalseCape@dcr.virginia.gov. Website: www.dcr.virginia.gov. Hrs: Dawn to dusk.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 night. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Environmental Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue