Ecological Marine Adventures          Topsail Island NC

Ecological Marine Adventure (EMA) is a Marine Education Center that specializes in hands-on, in the field education adventures for children and families.
Fall Science Class Registration is up! Science classes are fill up fast, early registration is encouraged!

Fall 2014 class registration is now OPEN, classes start the week of September 22nd

Registration Form /Schedule Flyer

Here at EMA we believe that hands-on learning is the best kind of learning! Our programs ignite children's natural curiosity in the world around them while providing them the knowledge and tools to preserve, protect, and enjoy our environment for the future!

Ecological Marine Adventures operates our own small community AQUARIUM / Marine Exploration Lab. Our Aquarium is FREE and open to the public year round. We offer the local and vacationing community the opportunity to learn and learn and grow together.

We are located at 409 Goldsboro Ave Surf City NC

We offer fun, exciting, and educational activities, classes, and programs for LOCAL and VACATIONING year round.
EMA offers amazing Field Trip opportunities for SCHOOLS (Preschool - 8th Grade)

Other Programs Available:

  • FREE Community Marine Science Class ( Tuesday 1-2 Public Beach Access Goldsboro Ave SURF CITY) Starting June 10th
  • FREE Aquarium / Marine Lab Hours (NOT YET SCHEDULED FOR SUMMER 2014)
  • Public / Private / Homeschool FIELD TRIPS and Classes (Pre-K - 12th Grade)

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How to Find Us

409 Goldsboro Ave Surf City NC

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