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Ocean Fun Days 2014

 Celebrating Our Environment
with Two Days of Free Family Fun!

Come to NJNG's twelfth annual Ocean Fun Days and celebrate the wonders of the Jersey Shore. Enjoy hands-on exhibits, classes, nature tours and children's activities. Learn from marine scientists, researchers and environmentalists how to preserve our coastal resources so we can all continue to enjoy them for years to come.

Saturday, May 16, Seaside Park
Island Beach State Park 

Sunday, May 17, Sandy Hook
NJ Sea Grant Consortium

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Rain or shine both days.

Bring the entire family - it's FREE!

Seining  GrandmomSea Creature

Activities include:

- Coastal Crafts
- Eco Tours and Workshops
- Energy Scavenger Hunt
- Children’s Games and Prizes
- Youth Fishing Clinics
- Beachcombing 101
- Face Painting
- Touch Tanks and Exhibits
- NOAA Marine Lab Open House*
- Giveaways!
*Sandy Hook only

Lunch can be purchased so plan to spend the day! 

You'll have oceans of fun!

Science Fair

Remember to check out the Ocean Fun Days Annual Science Fair while you're there.
Third through sixth grade students from Monmouth and Ocean Counties improve their science skills while competing for great prizes. 

Here's how to enter the Science Fair.


Island Beach State Park
Garden State Parkway North or South: Exit 82 to Route 37 East. Take Route 35 South to Island Beach State Park.*

Sandy Hook
Garden State Parkway South: Exit 117 to Route 36 East. Follow signs to Sandy Hook, approximately 12 miles.*

Garden State Parkway North: Exit 105 to Route 36 East. Left (North) at Ocean Blvd. Follow signs to Sandy Hook, approximately eight miles.*

*Mention Ocean Fun Days at the gate for FREE park entrance! Park only in the designated Ocean Fun Days lots.

In partnership with 

   NJSGC      Asbury Park Press

 NJDEP logo  NOAADepartment of Parks and Forestry logo


New Jersey's Clean Energy ProgramTM

Sustainable JerseyTM

For additional Ocean Fun Days information, please visit or call 732-872-1300, Ext. 19.