Marine Science Summer Camps Ages 13 – 18

In-person Summer Camps


Boat Activity             Crab Boat


Beach Activity              Larkin FWC



Led by JU Marine Science faculty, you will be involved with all aspects of investigating marine environments from choosing sampling methodology and sites through monitoring water chemistry, collecting, identifying and enumerating fish and invertebrate species and finally presenting the collected data in graphical format. Gain hands-on experience with standard marine science collection and monitoring equipment, as well as laboratory analysis methods, including working with OCEARCH at JU.

Along with St. Johns Riverkeeper staff, the faculty will be assisted by JU graduate and undergraduate marine science majors.

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2024 Camps


  • $425 per week for day camp
  • Extended care $100 per week 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Overnight option for week two $750
  • Daily activities will include lunch.
  • Overnight activities may include: 
    • Trivia Night
    • Movie/Game Night
    • Scavenger Hunt
    • Field Day Game

Week One River Week

June 17th – 21st

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M – F

Extended day: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., $100 per week

Possible field trips include outings on the St.Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, LittleTalbot Island, Ft. George Inlet, Matanzas Bay,Huguenot Park, Hanna Park, and Mayport. Activities may include touring Safe HarborSeafood, kayaking, beach days, a behind the scenes trip to the zoo, and many more fun adventures.

Week Two OCEAN Week

June 24th – June 28th

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M – F

Extended day: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., $100 per week

Campers will participate in fun activities surrounding OCEARCH and sharks. Possible Activities may include learning about theNorth Atlantic White Shark Puzzle, beach clean ups, shark tooth hunts, and many more marine activities with members of the crew and JUstaff. 

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