Summer Camp Description & Prices

 

SALTY SCIENTISTS

Ages: 4-7  |  Max # of campers: 20  |  MDC Members: $130 / Non-Members: $145
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: 8-11  |  Max # of campers: 20  |  MDC Members: $130 / Non-Members: $145
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  |  MDC Members: $215 / Non-Members: $230
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  |  MDC Members: $230 / Non-Members: $245
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: 9-11  |  Max # of campers: 20  |  MDC Members: $240 / Non-Members: $255
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 take a field trip to the Central Florida Zoo.

FWC SALTWATER FISHING

Ages: 10-14  |  Max # of campers: 16  |  MDC Members: $240 / Non-Members: $255
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 kayaking and take a field trip to Sunglow Pier 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  |  MDC Members: $315 / Non-Members: $330
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. Participants need to be able to swim 25 yards with a proper stroke on top of the water without stopping or touching the bottom.

LAGOONYS

Ages: 10-14  |  Max # of campers: 20  |  MDC Members: $315 / Non-Members: $330
Participants will focus on snorkeling as a way to explore the Indian River Lagoon and Florida’s coastal waters. Students will snorkel in the lagoon as well as several local springs to learn about the marine life in their natural habitats. Participants need to be able to swim 50 yards with a proper stroke on top of the water without stopping or touching the bottom.

SCUBA

Ages: 10-16  |  Max # of campers: 16  |  MDC Members: $315 / Non-Members: $330
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. Participants need to be able to swim 50 yards with a proper stroke on top of the water without stopping or touching the bottom. Additional health information is required for this camp.

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