New Jersey

Osprey Boat Tours

Explore the wetlands and wildlife of Cape May on the 36-passenger Osprey. Groups will enjoy an interactive, adventure-filled day spent with the wildlife of New Jersey’s Cape May. The boat tour aims to teach groups about birds, sea life, and the salt marsh ecosystem, as well as the history of Cape May. Groups will have the opportunity to watch nesting osprey, gull colonies, egrets, shorebirds and raptors. They’ll also get a hands-on experience while handling live fish, sharks, eels, crabs, and more. Binoculars can be supplied for your group’s bird-watching activities. Trips can be customized to suit your group’s needs.   
Contact Info
Address: 1212 Wilson Dr., Cape May, NJ 08204. Cape May County. Tel: 609-898-3500. Email: Website: Hrs: Vary by season. Contact: Bob Lubberman.
Trip Info
Grade Level: 1st-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies, Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies, Environmental Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. Let students learn about how boats work, and explore hands-on activities students can do to “help” on the boat.... Continue