The #1 choice of schools that study the science of Long Island Sound

Through experiential education SoundWaters provides science enrichment to support and amplify your classroom curricula. We engage students in science and enhance their academic learning through hands-on rigorous programs that brings science from concept to reality.


“Dear SoundWaters, Thank you for showing us all of the new techniques to test water and soil. I found out the water and soil at the park is clean. I also found out the speed of water. It was a trip I will NEVER forget!”

8th grade student

“The students enjoyed it and learned a great deal while ACTUALLY doing science. Thanks to all the SoundWaters staff who kept my students engaged.”

-Middle school science teacher


SoundWaters programs incorporate hands-on experiments and inquiry-based field work for groups up to 200 per day. Each program is designed to support and enhance what you are teaching in the classroom. SoundWaters programs are aligned with CT and NY learning standards.

SoundWaters offers a range of programs, look all supported by state-of-the-art equipment so that every student gets to participate!

Programs take place aboard the Schooner SoundWaters, seek at our Coastal Education Center, and in classrooms, field sites, and community centers throughout the Long Island Sound region.