Discovery Voyages during Marine Science Camp

Marine Science Camp offers an action-packed week of hands-on marine science lessons. Included in this week are exciting field trips in which campers and staff venture off-site to extend their learning and experience science in action. On these excursions campers get to explore local marine habitats, investigate ecology of the area and get a chance to see what it takes to be marine biologists! These experiences will help them to better understand how adaptations enable the organisms to survive by seeing their habitat. A major highlight of the week is a day spent aboard our 90-foot research vessel, the R/V Robert G. Brownlee. During this exciting trip campers catch fish, invertebrates and plan

Wacky Wednesday

Wacky Wednesday is a Marine Science Camp tradition. This mid-week celebration is an opportunity for campers and staff to get a little creative and a lot WACKY. There is a different theme each week and it is meant to be fun and 100% optional. The weekly themes aren’t a requirement and there are no rules or regulations (aside from keeping it camp-appropriate of course). Themes include “Character Day”, “Crazy Colors Day”, “Superhero Day”, “Silly Socks Day”, “Pirate Day”, and so many more! Campers will find out the week’s Wacky Wednesday theme on Monday of camp so they have time to prepare if they choose to participate. Some campers and staff may get a little wackier than others, but not to worr

Extended Care at Marine Science Camp

Great news! Learning and activities don’t have to end when camp is over! Marine Science Camp offers flexible extended care in which campers can remain engaged and entertained until they are picked up. Extended care beings at the end of the camp pick-up window (1:30 pm for Plankton Pioneers; 3:30 pm for all other camps) and is offered until 5:30 pm. What makes Marine Science Camp extended care different from other after care programs? Flexible payment options: Extended care costs $15-18 per hour per camper. There are two ways to pay: Prepay in two-hour blocks during registration ($15/hour/child): This option offers peace of mind that extended care payment is taken care of and your child(ren)

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