Strengthening the community and the environment.
Awareness through adventure.
Explore. Discover. Learn.


The Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism & Sustainability

01. Location

Coastal Alabama offers breathtaking scenery and unforgettable outdoor experiences. In addition to the white sand beaches that make the region famous, visitors will explore lush forests, coastal wetlands, elevated boardwalks, and state-of-the-art environmental facilities throughout Gulf State Park and the City of Gulf Shores.

02. Programs

We offer day and overnight programs throughout the winter, spring, summer and fall. Our trained field naturalists ensure a fun, educational and safe experience for all ages. Programs we offer include:

  • School-year Outdoor Education Camp
  • Summer Arts and Ecology Camp
  • Summer Day Camp
  • Family Camps and Retreat Programs
  • Field Studies and Service-Learning Programs

03. Activities

Whether you’re looking for adventure, scientific discovery or a quiet reflective moment, our hands-on activities highlight the best the Gulf Coast has to offer.

  • Beach Ecology
  • Kayaking
  • Art in Nature
  • Hiking
  • Teambuilding
  • Sustainable Living Lessons
  • Organic Gardening and Composting
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Outdoor Cooking

Coming Soon: Open Houses at the Learning Campus

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