K-12 & HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM
The Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center is located in the pristine Howard Miller Steelhead Park in Rockport, Washington, on the federally designated Wild and Scenic Skagit River. During December and January the river is home to hundreds of eagles feasting on the Chum salmon that are returning to spawn. It’s an exciting time to visit the Skagit!
Our Center offers outdoor, hands-on, minds-on learning experiences for school aged children that reinforce fundamental concepts in science education. Our focus is the Skagit River ecosystem and we work with teachers (or parents for Home School groups) to tailor the curriculum for required learning goals. Program length is generally 2 hours but can vary based on individual program needs.
Suggested Donation of $5/child. One adult per every six children can attend for free. Additional adults are also suggested donation $5. For questions, please contact us.
If your club, association, or other organized group is interested in learning more about bald eagle migration and the Skagit River ecosystem, please join us for a private program on a weekday in December and January. Program approx. 1.5 hrs. Suggested Donation $5/per person.
Leashed dogs are allowed in the County Park but we discourage our visitors from bringing their dog along on the tours out of consideration of others and wildlife.
Thursdays and Fridays are preferred days of the week for Program scheduling, with some flexibility. All Programs include a guided walk along the Skagit River and outdoor/indoor activities. Please dress according to the weather. Dress warm! Rain gear, boots, hats, and gloves are a good idea.
Please call or email today to schedule a date for your visit to the beautiful Upper Skagit Valley!
Anissa Smith, Interpretive Center Coordinator and Education Specialist