We are happy that you gave us a visit this summer. Stay connected with us in various different ways! You can still sign up for programs in the Fall. Keep an eye on our website for new programs.
Upcoming September Events!
Join us at the Ocean Center for our Open House September 19, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Pangea Tavern will be catering and Bob Zentz will be performing while you walk around the exhibits.
Day at the Docks
Go down to the docks in Hatteras Village for a full day of family fun on September 20. We will be at the Education Tent. But don't miss the Chowder Cook-off or the Concrete Marlin Contest!
Hatteras Island Ocean Center in the NEWS!
National Public Radio
A story about the Turtle Sense project aired on Here & Now on August 25. If you missed it, you can listen here.
The Hackaday Prize
Turtle Sense project makes it to the semi-finals in a technology contest. Out of 800 projects, we are in the top 50. Below is the video that our Director of Operations, Thomas Briley, put together to help make this happen.
Help support the Ocean Center!
AmazonSmile Amazon.com will donate 0.5% of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Hatteras Island Ocean Center when you shop. To set this up, click here.
Donate and get some awesome perks by using our Indiegogo page. Go on a plane ride or get a thank you message from our Turtle. Go here, to donate.
We will be offering a new class during the Fall!
Sign up for Beginner's Birding starting the week of September 29. Learn about the birds that can be found in our marshes, the tools used to bird, and help us keep a record of the birds we find!
We will still have some summer favorites being offered such as Let's Get Crabby, Nature and Art, and our Kayak Nature Tours.
At the Ocean Center, we have many opportunities for you to help us through volunteering. Spend your time by being a Docent Volunteer and helping visitors through our exhibit hall, or teach a class and run a Let's Get Crabby program.