Program Description: Marine Science Institute offers a fast-paced, knowledge-packed camp experience. Camp introduces children to the wonders of our amazing marine environment through a variety of fun-filled, hands-on activities, themed crafts, games, songs & stories. Campers ages 5-13 explore different groups of animals and marine habitats throughout the week. We take our campers on field trips around the Bay, including trips aboard our 90-foot research vessel, and spend time at our Redwood City teaching facility with aquariums & classrooms.

Volunteer: Marine Science Camp Volunteer


For questions about volunteering please contact

650-364-2760 x16 or

Emphasis in Educational Development, Child Development and Leadership

Commitment: Camp starts in June, 2 week minimum commitment, 6-8 hours per day. Mandatory training prior to the start of camp.

Internship Description: Marine Science Camp Volunteers assist instructors and counselors in the many facets of running a successful program. This includes, but is not limited to, setting up and breaking down stations, helping with check in/check out of campers, assisting with animal care, participating in arts and crafts, joining in (and possibly leading) songs and games, and general classroom management. Camp volunteers enjoy joining campers in learning, going on field trips, and making friends. Above all, they are role models and companions for our young campers.  

Requirements: Minimum age requirement is 16, reliable transportation, cell phone.

This is a leadership role and requires a high level of maturity, verbal skills, and team work.

Good communication skills, problem solving and quick thinking are essential.

Camp Dates: June 15-19, June 22-26, June 29-July 3, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, August 3-7, August 10-14

How to Apply: Registration will open in Spring. Check back often.