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Monday - Friday

October 2 - 6, 2023

9 am - 3 pm

Grades K -5th


A week-long learning adventure

October Break Marine Science Camp is a week-long learning adventure, exploring Pacific Coast and San Francisco Bay marine habitats. This program includes an in depth investigation of local marine ecosystems to learn how similar animals from different habitats have unique adaptations to help them survive. Themes include local wetlands, Pacific Coast and oceanic habitats.

Children will spend the day touching live animals, using scientific research equipment, team building, and most importantly being safe but having fun. This camp includes four days on-site utilizing our outdoor teaching spaces, and one day aboard our 90' research vessel exploring the South San Francisco Bay.

Campers will need to pack snacks, lunch, and water bottle. 

No extended care available.

Click here to learn about scholarship and apply.

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San Mateo Foster City School District is on break this week

Cancellation policy:
For cancellations requested more than 60 days prior to camp start date, 85% of program fees are refundable. For cancellations requested between 60 days and 14 days prior to camp start date, 70% of program fees are refundable. No refunds for cancellations requested within 14 days of the camp start date.
If your child gets sick before or during program MSI will assess on an individual basis.
MSI will fully refund fees if the session is cancelled*.
*If the Marine Science Institute facilities are rendered unsuitable for the operation of Marine Science Institute programs by reason of Force Majeure such as natural events (fire, earthquake, flooding, etc.), political events (war, strike, massive protests, etc.), governmental action (pandemic response, etc.), or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Marine Science Institute, then a credit transfer to a future program will be issued.

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