Sturgeon City Institutes

Programs for rising Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors

June 7-11

Sturgeon City

Creating Environmental Stewards

Our mission is to become the model for inspiring youth leadership, civic involvement, habitat restoration, environmental education and stewardship of the New River and coastal wetlands.

We achieve our mission through providing hands-on environmental education programs for all ages that take place at the site of the former wastewater treatment plant for the City of Jacksonville.

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Contact Sturgeon City

Physical Address

50 Court St, Jacksonville, NC 28540, USA

Mailing address:

PO Box 1056

Jacksonville, NC 28541

Phone Number

Main Office: (910) 938-6456

Programs: (910) 938-5079

Event Rentals: (910) 750-5876

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COVID-19 Update

We hope you and your family are well and safe. We are continuing to follow the policies of the CDC and NCDHHS and therefore, all on-site programming has been adapted to fit those policies. 


Please feel free to contact Paula Farnell at 910-938-6456 or Amber Mallard at 910-938-5079 if you have any questions or concerns. We will work to keep everyone updated as things change. Please continue to monitor our website and our Facebook page for continued updates.


Thank you for your understanding during this time.