No Child Left Inside Funding

Through a partnership with Terra Marine Research & Education, Inc.
Island Packers receives sponsorships for eligible classrooms to take educational
trips to the Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary from their
“No Child Left Inside” program.

Terra Marine Research & Education, Inc.(TMRE), a 501(C)3 organization dedicated to providing

marine science learning experiences for students K-12 grades

“No Child Left Inside” funding is available for up to 30 students plus one teacher. All additional students and chaperones will need to be covered by you, as will your transportation to and from the Island Packers office.

To qualify for funding, you must be:

• Based in California
• A formal K-12 classroom group (no camps, or after school programs)
• Apply for a "Floating Classroom" day trip (no overnight groups)
• Able to demonstrate financial need.

If you meet these requirements, fill out the application and submit to
Funding will be granted as eligible classes are matched with sponsors.
Sponsors are not always available.

Download the "No Child Left Inside" brochure for the 2015 school year and have your PTA or other support group contact local businesses to fund your class through a tax deductible donation. If you would like supporting material to send to potential sponsors, please request this material from