"To protect and restore the Florida coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."

Camps

Marine Discovery Center Adventure Camps

The Marine Discovery Center offers a variety of “hands-on and feet-wet” adventure camps for children 4-16 years old.  Our camps are offered throughout the year during school holidays, breaks and of course during the summer! Camp  activities vary with age and camp but may include island explorations aboard our 40-passenger floating classroom, lab investigations, arts and crafts, kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, SCUBA Diving, surfing and much more! Did you know that you can be a member of the Marine Discovery Center? All family memberships receive 10% off all Marine Discovery Center gift shop merchandise and 5% off camps.


MDC Summer Adventure Camps FAQs

MDC Summer Adventure Camps FAQs

When are Marine Discovery Center Summer Adventure camps? Marine Discovery Center Summer Adventure camps are offered weekly starting June 13th through August 12th. Camp hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. We will be closed Monday, July 4th. Where do Marine Discovery Center Summer Adventure camps meet? Upon arrival on the first day of….




Introduction to Archery for Kids

Introduction to Archery for Kids

MDC’s Introduction to Archery Clinic This archery clinic introduces children ages 8-12 to the basic skills needed to shoot a bow and arrow on a target range by certified USA Archery Level 2 instructors. Students will learn the parts of a bow and arrow as well as proper safety and shooting techniques. On the last….




2017 Summer Adventure Camp Schedule

2017 Summer Adventure Camp Schedule

The Marine Discovery Center offers a variety of hands-on & feet-wet summer adventures.
Activities vary by camp, but may include island & laboratory investigations, arts & crafts, kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, SCUBA diving, surfing and more.




Sea Squirts Program 2016-2017

Sea Squirts Program 2016-2017

   The Sea Squirts Program introduces marine life to children ages 2-5 years. Adults will accompany their children to the program. Activities may include examinations of species both skeletal and alive, arts and crafts, stories, audio visual presentations, and games. The program is usually on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Reservations must be made in….




School Holiday Adventure Camps 2016-2017

School Holiday Adventure Camps 2016-2017

8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Activities for ages 5-10 years old (K-5th grade) Fishing, Kayaking, Nature Trail Hikes, Arts and Crafts, Science Experiments, Plant Identification, Animal Interpretation, Invertebrate Discoveries, Birding, Shoreline Walks, and more 1-Day School Holiday Adventure Camps – $35 Monday, September 19th Friday, October 21st Monday, January 16th Monday, February 20th Friday, March….




Summer Adventure Camps at MDC

Summer Adventure Camps at MDC

The 2016 Summer Adventure Camp Schedule …. Explore Your Water! To reserve your Marine Discovery Center Adventure Camp, you have two options…