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The Fox Island Education Center is located on a remote salt marsh island in the lower Chesapeake Bay, where the Tangier and Pocomoke Sounds converge. The island is compromised completely of tidal salt marsh, with no trees or high ground. This center provides participants access to some of the Bay’s most pristine areas. Two hundred and forty-five acres of unspoiled marshland and surrounding water that teem with life provide opportunity for exploration by foot, canoe and workboat. Fox Island is reached by a 45-minute boat trip from Crisfield, MD (pop. 2,500). Built in 1929 as a hunting and fishing lodge, the center operates a residential program for 6th - 12th grade students and teachers. This rustic education center, resting on posts above the water, houses up to 24 people, and is the only structure on the otherwise uninhabited island. The lodge’s location, history and simp...