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500 Discovery Parkway

Redwood City, CA 94063

info@sfbaymsi.org

Tel: 650-364-2760

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Marine Science Institute is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) not for profit organization © 2019 All Rights Reserved  

Inspiring respect and stewardship for the marine environment through experiential learning

Thank you to our generous supporters who donated more than $25,000

Marine Science Camp

Explorers and Naturalists

Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm. All drop-off and pick-up is at Marine Science Institute.
Extended Care available until 5:30 pm. Click here to learn how to sign up for extended care. 

Wetland Explorers

Entering grades 2 - 5
$535 per session; sibling and multi-week discounts may apply

Ocean Explorers

Entering grades 2 - 5
$595 per session; sibling and multi-week discounts may apply

This camp focuses on the San Francisco Bay Estuary. Campers will discover the science and creatures of their own backyards through hands-on activities and interactions with live animals. Campers journey to beautiful habitats around the Bay on field trips and a voyage aboard our ship, where they will take part in science in action. One week includes two days at MSI, two days of field trips, and one day aboard our research vessel.

Ocean Explorers Camp focuses on the Pacific coast and the world’s ocean. Hands-on activities put campers in contact with live animals and science in action. Field trips to the coast and aboard our research vessel allow them to investigate ocean habitats. One week includes two days at MSI, two days of field trips, and one day aboard our research vessel.

2020 Field Trips:

  • TBD​

  • TBD

2020 Session Dates

June 29-July 3

July 13-17

July 20-24

August 3-7

2020 Field Trips:

  • Bean Hollow State Beach (Pescadero)

  • Dunes Beach (Half Moon Bay)

2020 Session Dates

June 15-19

June 22-26 - FULL

June 29-July 3

July 6-10

July 13-17 - FULL

July 20-24 - FULL

July 27-31 - FULL

August 3-7

August 10-14 - 8 spots remaining

Naturalists

Returning campers entering grades 4 - 5
$605 per session; sibling and multi-week discounts may apply

Campers who have previously attended Ocean Explorers or Wetland Explorers and are ready to dive a little deeper will enjoy this fast-paced camp. Campers will learn how to be naturalists and have fun studying form and function of marine organisms. Exciting field trips and a trip on our research vessel take students behind the scenes as marine biologists. One week includes two days at MSI, two days of field trips, and one day aboard our research vessel.

2020 Field Trips:

  • Bean Hollow State Beach (Pescadero)​

  • TBD

2020 Session Dates

July 27-31 - 3 spots remaining

August 10-14

If a session says FULL, please join the waitlist at no cost by continuing with the regular registration process. Waitlist registrations are accepted in the order they are received. If a spot opens up the first family on the waitlist will be contacted. Payment will be due upon acceptance.

Questions about Marine Science Camp? Contact the Marine Camp Manager: 650-364-2760 x19 or camp@sfbaymsi.org