Camps For Ages 9-11

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

Snorkel Camp   Marine Biologist for a Week   Ocean Adventures Camp 

 

Coming Spring 2018

Snorkel Camp

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: $249
Public: $279

Snorkel Camp Sessions

All sessions meet 9 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday

 Session A  June 26-30
 Session B   July 10-14
 Session C  July 17-21
 Session D  July 31-August 4
 Session E  August 7-11 

 

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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: $249 (Session A* $150)
Public: $279 (Session A* $168)

Marine Biologist for a Week Sessions 

All sessions meet 1-4 p.m., Monday-Friday*
*Session A does not meet on July 3 or 4 (3 days only)

 Session A  July 5-7 (3 Days) 
 Session B   July 17-21
 Session C  July 31-August 4
 Session D  August 14-18

 

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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: $379
Public: $419

Ocean Adventures Camp Sessions

All sessions meet 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday

 Session A  June 26-30
 Session B  July 24-28
 Session C  August 14-18

 

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