*The Community Day and Shellmaker Tour programs are currently on hold due to Covid-19
The Back Bay Science Center offers a variety of programs
that are open and free to the public!
Year round programs:
Seasonal Summer Programs:
Offered by the Newport Sea Base, this experience is for ages 7-15. Acivities include debunking shark myths, exploring shark biofacts, and catch and release fishing.
*Participants meet at the Back Bay Science Center
Some of the weeklong classes include a visit to the Back Bay Science Center. Those participants will travel by boat to the Back Bay Science Center to explore the habitats of Upper Newport Bay, study the natural environment, conduct experiments to see how living things respond to changes in their environment and learn how human activity affects habitats.