Check out just a small selection of the numerous activities offered at Eco' Camp!

At The West Haven Center for Coastal Ecology, we have formulated many educational activities that spark interest in our participants. Activities include many different areas of study; Science and Ecology, Language Arts, History, Arts and Crafts, etc. Here is a brief list of some of our activities:


  • Titanic & Shipwrecks

  • Fishing

  • Crabbing

  • Seining

  • Eco-Walk

  • Salt Marsh Walk

  • Woodland Walk

  • Mud Flat Walk

  • Savin Rock Climb

  • Shoreline History

  • Whaling

  • Sea Shanties

  • The Dead Horse Ceremony (no Horses are harmed during this activity)

  • Squid Dissection

  • Native American Study and Folklore

  • Journals

  • Knot Tying

  • "The Scoop on Poop"

  • Seaweed Identification

  • Shell Identification

  • Birding

  • Sand Castle Contest 

  • Rain Sticks

  • Native American Totem bags

  • Hemp Bracelets and Necklaces

  • Tides

  • Clouds

  • Crab Identification

  • Tornadoes

  • Volcanoes

  • Yoga

  • Mythology

  • Trees

  • And so many more!!!


West Haven Center For Coastal Ecology

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48 Grove Place

West Haven, CT 06516

(203) 605-0479

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