Bring your Child to our Work Day

The U.S. Coast Guard invites you to

Bring Your Child to OUR Work Day!


The U.S. Coast Guard is inviting families to Bring Your Children to OUR Work Day on Thursday, April 22.

Coast Guard units around the world will bring children (grades K-12) aboard cutters, planes, helicopters and more in a series of virtual field trips.

Think of it as a guided tour. Our active duty military members will welcome kids aboard for fun activities that highlight careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).

Welcome to Bring Your Children to OUR Work Day!
Welcome to Bring Your Child to OUR Work Day!
April 21, 2021 - We’ve got a packed day of virtual field trips ready for you. Please join us!
Tag: Earth Day

April 22, 2021

Let's get underway!

Join us for a guided tour of a 45-foot response boat.

April 21, 2021

Fly a Gulf Stream 550 over Washington DC

Come join us for a personal tour of the Coast Guard's Gulf Stream, and go for a flight over Washington, D.C.!

April 21, 2021

Fly an airplane over O’ahu

Learn how airplanes fly, then take a HC-130 for a spin around Hawaii. 

April 21, 2021

Tour a National Security Cutter (CGC Midgett)

Storm the deck of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, then join the crew for some ice cream in the mess deck. 

April 21, 2021

Land a helicopter!

Learn how to safely land helicopters on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence.

April 21, 2021

Protect the wetlands by taking an oil sample

Learn about oil and chemical clean-ups, habitat protection, and tour the wetlands around the Big Easy. 

April 21, 2021

Learn how an aircrew helps boaters in distress

When someone is stranded in the water after a boating accident, a Coast Guard air crew will get them a radio, water, food, and rafts.

April 21, 2021

Help! We have a mystery substance!

Check out a few of the tests we use to identify an unknown substance.

April 21, 2021

Spend the day at sea

Spend a day at sea with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter named after Alexander Hamilton.

April 21, 2021

Mayday Mayday!

There’s a boat taking on water! You're in southeast Alaska. And you’re part of the crew helping launch a search and rescue mission. 

April 21, 2021

Fix a 200,000 pound motor

The Healy lets the United States be a leader in Arctic science research by hosting scientists who studying the Arctic environment and its marine life.

April 21, 2021

Splash! Become a rescue swimmer

Go behind the scenes and see how we train rescue swimmers, and the members who keep our aircraft ready for the next mission.

April 21, 2021

Inspect a jet engine

Find invisible cracks in a jet engine, get it patched up and back in the aircraft, then take it for a test spin. 

April 21, 2021

Prepare to be boarded!

Join us for a day in the life of Station Yaquina Bay, which runs rescue and law enforcement missions to protect people and wildlife.