Camps For Ages 9-11

Camps for Children Ages 9 to 11 Entering Fourth Through Sixth Grade

Snorkel 101   Marine Biologist for a Week   Ocean Adventures Camp 

Registration

Aquarium Associates membership level and above: March 6, 2018 (by phone only starting at 9am PST)
Public Registration: March 13, 2018 (online at 12am PST)

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Snorkel 101

Locations: Mission Point, Scripps Beach, La Jolla Cove
Limited to 15 participants per session.

Have you ever seen an octopus, touched a brittle star, or taken a swim with a fish? Explore local marine habitats and enjoy live animal encounters as you take the plunge this summer with our experienced staff to learn the fun and easy sport of snorkeling. Visit the calm waters of Mission Bay, La Jolla Cove, and the sandy bottom of La Jolla Shores. Participants must provide their own snorkel gear and transportation to and from each day’s location. Intermediate swimming ability is required.

Price

Birch Aquarium Members: $255
Public: $285

Snorkel 101 Camp

Camps meet 9 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday

 June 25-29   Morning Camp
 July 23-27  Morning Camp
 August 13-17  Morning Camp

 

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Marine Biologist for a Week 

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

What would it be like to be a marine biologist? Join us for a week and find out!  Experience this profession through hands-on activities, dissections, beach sampling, and a trip to the Scripps pier. Learn the techniques and tools scientists use to explore the biological ocean realm.  From tiny plankton to fascinating sharks this camp will surely excite any young ocean enthusiast. Please note: This camp does not include aquatic sports.

Price

Birch Aquarium Members: $255 (July 2-6: $204)*
Public: $285 (July 2-6: $228)*

Marine Biologist for a Week Camp 

Camps meet 1-4 p.m., Monday-Friday*
* Camp will not meet on July 4th (4 days only).

 July 2-6*  Afternoon Camp
 July 16-20  Afternoon Camp
 July 30-August 3  Afternoon Camp

 

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Ocean Adventures Camp

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

Learn to surf, snorkel, and practice hands-on oceanography in this popular camp.  Experienced instructors will teach basic surfing, boogie-boarding, and snorkeling skills, while introducing campers to related marine science topics such as waves, rip currents, and near-shore marine life. Campers must provide their own lunches, snorkel equipment, and transportation to and from each day's location. Intermediate swimming ability is required. 

Price

Birch Aquarium Members: $385
Public: $425

Ocean Adventures Camp 

Camps meet 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday

 June 25-29   Full Day
 July 9-13   Full Day
 August 6-10  Full Day

 

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