Special Events

Earth Day: April 22
Endangered Species Day: May 15
World Ocean Day: June 8

2017 Whale Camp for Kids! July 17-19 and August 7-9
Learn about the wonderful world of whales and the ocean with CCS’s exciting three-day summer program for kids ages 8-12! Step inside a life size North Atlantic right whale, learn what it’s like to disentangle whales and turtles, identify whales by their distinctive markings, create whale art and a take a whale watch aboard the Dolphin Fleet. Participation is limited and pre-registration is required. Fee is $150 for CCS members / $175 for non-members. Cape Cod Students receive a $20 discount.

7th Annual Whale Week A Celebration of the Sea! July 30 –August 5
Fun, family friendly activities with a marine theme!

Run the Trails for the Whales 5K. July 30 at 8 am
Lace up your running shoes and join us for a fun 5K through the beautiful Province Lands in the Cape Cod National Seashore. Check back for 2017 registration. Registration fee is $25, and all proceeds support the Center’s education programs. First 100 registrants will receive a souvenir Trails for Whales T-Shirt!

Whale Photography Workshop August 30
The Center for Coastal Studies, in partnership with Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill invites nature photographers to explore Cape Cod for a one-day whale photography workshop.  In this one-day, participants about local marine life, and techniques for capturing intimate and active portraits of these animals. The workshop includes one sunset water-based whale watches.