Camps For Ages 13-15

Camps for Children Ages 13 to 15

Be An Oceanographer   Surfing Into Science

Immunization Requirements: 2019

All campers must be fully immunized to participate in camp. A statement from the custodial parent/guardian attesting that all immunizations required for school are up to date, including the date (month/year) for last tetanus shot, is required. This record can be obtained from your child’s school or physician and attached to the Health History form. We require a current health history every camp season.

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Camp registration is now available to all level memberships and the public online and by phone. This will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Be An Oceanographer

Locations: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Limited to 20 participants per session.

How many ways can you study the ocean? Visit Scripps Institution of Oceanography as you get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of field techniques, tools of the trade, and cutting edge technologies scientists are using to understand and protect our ocean planet. Please note: This camp may spend one day in the water.


Birch Aquarium Members: $270
Public: $300

Be An Oceanographer Camp 

Camps meet 1-4 p.m., Monday-Friday

 Week 1  June 24-28   Afternoon Camp
 Week 4  July 15-19  Afternoon Camp
 Week 5  July 22-26  Afternoon Camp



Surfing Into Science

Locations: Scripps Beach, La Jolla Shores
Limited to 15 participants per session

Surf’s up! Dive into the perfect blend of ocean sports, beach exploration, and marine science activities. Hone your surfing and oceanographic skills as you learn how beach shape and the ocean bottom play important roles in the waves we ride. Go snorkeling to observe animals that share the waves with us. Campers must provide their own lunches, snorkel equipment, and transportation to and from each day's location. Intermediate swimming ability is required.


Birch Aquarium Members: $450 (July 1-3: $270)*
Public: $500 (July 1-3: $300)*

Surfing Into Science Camp

Camps meet 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday*
*Camp will not meet on July 4th or July 5th. (3 days only) 

 Week 1  July 1-3*  Full Day
 Week 6  July 29-August 2  Full Day
 Week 7  August 5-9  Full Day