Marine Science Summer Camp Ages 14-18

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 undergraduate marine science majors.

Week One

June 19 – 23, 2017

8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m., M – F

Extended day: 7:30 a.m. – 6p.m., $50 per week

Week Two

June 26 – 30, 2017

8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m., M – F

Extended day: 7:30 a.m. – 6p.m., $50 per week

Possible field trips include outings to the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Little Talbot Island, Ft. George Inlet, Matanzas Bay, Huguenot Park, Hannah Park and Mayport.

The camps are independent and students can attend both or either camp.

Daily activities will include lunch in the JU Café and recreational time at the pool.

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Cost is $325 per week (with before and after care provided from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for an additional $50 fee).


Limited partial scholarships are available, sponsored by In River or Ocean.

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