The Great STEMporium

18388 Coastal Highway #10

Lewes, DE 19958

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Visit Chincoteague, VA 

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Day Trip

Outside

$20+

STEM Connection

Chincoteague is just special.  What can we say.  It's quaint.  It has wild horses.  It's historic.  It's an ecological sanctuary.  Did we mention it has wild horses.  It's really amazing and a great location to pull out your STEM knowledge and impart some wisdom into young minds.  We strongly recommend stopping by the Chincoteague Pony Center.  You'll get some fantastic equine history and you'll be able to touch and feed a few very sweet ponies.  Don't forget to visit the local library and check out the lighthouse across the bridge on the south end of Assateague Island!

Best Locations

Points of interest at Chincoteague:

Chincoteague Pony Center

6417 Carriage Dr, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Island Nature Trail

Hallie Whealton Smith Dr, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Chincoteague Island Library

4077 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Assateague Lighthouse

Assateague Island National Seashore, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Project Materials List

  • Comfortable Walking Shoes

  • A ball, a frisbee, a lawn game, a good beach game

  • Some chairs, a towel, and flip flops

  • Bikes - if you have them to take

  • Binoculars!! 

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Ideas, Notes, & Tips

The island is great for riding bikes.  Traffic is relatively light because it's a smaller town and most people just walk to wherever they're going.  We highly recommend that you either take your bikes or rent them when you get there.