Summer Camp Description & Prices

 

Please note that the following camp descriptions are subject to change as we plan for the Summer 2020 camp season.

SALTY SCIENTISTS

Ages: 4-7  |  Max # of campers: 20
A three day camp about the salty sea creatures found off the Florida coast. It will include island exploration, fishing, marine related arts and crafts, and more.

WATER WARRIORS

Ages: 8-12  |  Max # of campers: 20
A three day camp designed to expand campers’ knowledge of the wonderful world of water. It will include island exploration, fishing, marine related arts and crafts, and more.

LOGGERHEADS

Ages: 4-7  |  Max # of campers: 20
Our youngest campers will learn about the plants and animals of the Indian River Lagoon through a variety of hands-on, feet-wet activities. This camp will take a field trip to tour the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse.

LEATHERBACKS

Ages:  7-9  |  Max # of campers: 20
Children in this camp will expand their knowledge of the plants and animals found in the Indian River Lagoon and surrounding coastal waters. This camp will take a field trip to tour the Marine Science Center.

MANGROVE MANIACS

Ages: 9-12  |  Max # of campers: 20
In this original MDC Camp, children will engage in a variety of activities, including kayaking, to develop their naturalist skills through interpretation of the Indian River Lagoon and coastal waters.  This camp will include a field trip (location TBD).

FWC SALTWATER FISHING

Ages: 10-14  |  Max # of campers: 16
Students in this camp will learn about ethical angling, fisheries conservation, rods and reels, knot tying, casting, tackle, and fish morphology. Campers will also participate in archery and kayaking during this camp. All equipment is provided through our partnership with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

AQUATIC ADVENTURES

Ages: 10-14  |  Max # of Campers: 20
Campers will explore the Indian River Lagoon and Florida’s coastal waters through various aquatic activities. Marine Discovery Center partners with other community organizations to introduce campers to surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing.

LAGOONYS

Ages: 10-14  |  Max # of campers: 24
Participants will focus on snorkeling as a way to explore the Indian River Lagoon and Florida’s coastal waters. Students will snorkel in several different areas of the lagoon as well as several local springs to learn about the marine life in their natural habitats.

SCUBA

Ages: 10-16  |  Max # of campers: 16
This camp is designed for campers who are experienced snorkelers. The Marine Discovery Center partners with Sea Dogs Dive Shop to introduce campers to SCUBA diving. This camp will not result in SCUBA certification. Additional health information is required for this camp.

Please visit our Summer Camp FAQs to learn more.
2020 Summer Camp schedule and registration info will be posted in January, 2020.

For questions or additional information, please contact Michelle West at 386.428.3310/386.428.4828 or michelle@marinediscoverycenter.org

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