MARINE SCIENCE SUMMER CAMPS

Ocean First Institute offers unique summer camps for hands-on ocean adventure, right in the mountains of Colorado! Available for students entering grades 3rd-8th, members can choose from several camps: Girls in in Ocean Science, Ocean Science, Marine Conservation, and Ocean Research & Technology. Each camp is run by staff scientists who will share their knowledge of the marine world, while instilling a sense of wonder for the ocean through interactive learning and fun!

 

WHO: Students entering grades 3rd-8th

WHEN: Monday to Friday select weeks from June 8th-August 7th
9 AM to 12 PM (AM camp) and/or 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM (PM camp)

WHERE: 3015 Bluff St., Boulder, CO

COST: $225/camp (save $55 when you sign up for 2 camps)

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2020 SUMMER CAMPS!

Limited spaces available, so sign-up today! Partial and full scholarships available for those that qualify (scholarship application here). For more information or to register, email lauren(at)oceanfirstinstitute.org. 

2020 Summer Camp Registration form here

 

Ocean First Institute Summer Camp features:

  • Engaging, hands-on activities that are informative and fun (including snorkel sessions!)
  • Opportunities to explore a variety of STEM topics and careers
  • Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and experienced instructors, including staff marine biologists
  • Individualized attention and small camp sizes (maximum 5:1 ratio)

 

Ocean First Institute Summer Camp Schedule 2020

 

"She loved the science, and the instructors. We will be back!!"
- Summer Camp Parent

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Girls in Ocean Science

Girls in Ocean Science Summer Camp

This exciting summer camp is dedicated to inspiring young girls interested in the sciences and our ocean. Camp members will get a chance to learn from female scientists in a series of engaging activities and discussions on shark research, marine conservation, coral restoration, and more while learning about the ocean world and discovering how we can all make a positive difference for the environment. Our goal is to instill a sense of wonder and curiosity through interactive learning and fun!

 

SCHEDULE COMING SOON

DATES

June 8th-12th: 9 AM-12 PM (for students entering grades 3rd-5th)
June 22nd-26th: 9 AM-12 PM (for students entering grades 3rd-5th)
July 13th-17th: 9 AM-12 PM (for students entering grades 6th-8th)
Aug. 3rd-7th: 9 AM-12 PM (for students entering grades 3rd-5th)

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Ocean Science

Ocean Science Summer Camp

Ocean First Institute offers a unique camp for hands-on, marine adventure, right in the mountains of Colorado! In this marine science summer camp, you will learn about the interconnectedness of our ocean, the coastal environment, and rivers and watersheds, through a variety of engaging activities and interactive lessons led by our staff scientists. Our camp fosters curiosity and creativity, providing you with opportunities to explore, discover, and value our marine habitats!

 

SCHEDULE COMING SOON

DATES

July 6th-10th: 9 AM-12 PM (for students entering grades 3rd-5th)
July 20th-24th: 9 AM-12 PM (for students entering grades 6th-8th)

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Ocean Research & Technology

Ocean Research & Technology Summer Camp

In this exciting camp, you will get a chance to learn from marine biologists while discovering our ocean, and the vast technology being used today to better understand marine life and ocean processes. Camp members will explore underwater robotics, shark laser photogrammetry, sea turtle tracking, wave energy, microplastics, and more! Our camp shows the importance of investigating our ocean and how you can use technology to uncover, as well as protect, the marine world!

For students entering grades 4th-6th

SCHEDULE COMING SOON

DATES

June 15th-19th: 9 AM - 12 PM
July 27th-31st: 9 AM - 12 PM

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Marine Conservation

Marine Conservation Summer Camp

In this unique camp, you will get to work alongside leading scientist mentors on exciting and relevant marine conservation topics, such as climate change and plastic pollution. Members will learn about the conservation issues facing our ocean today, while also developing their own solutions to local conservation issues! Discover how you can be a part of the solution and be a part of a growing movement of young marine conservationists!

For students entering grades 4th-8th

SCHEDULE COMING SOON

DATES

June 8th-12th: 12:30-3:30 PM
July 6th-10th: 12:30-3:30 PM