Teacher - Hans Toft
Phone: 609-465-2161 x109
Classroom and field work are included in the curriculum. Class projects include construction of commercial fishing gear, net making and mending, dissections, aquarium maintenance and laboratory techniques.
Students operate a fish market and hard and soft shell crab fishery. They participate in an osprey nesting and handling project. Field work consists of small boat handling duties, commercial fishing, aquaculture projects, ecology studies, and marine studies.
A Tech Prep agreement with Cumberland County College allows students to earn college credits while in high school. Students are prepared for entry level jobs in fisheries, fish markets, water treatment and environmental operations or futher education in marine biology.