Marine Science Summer Camps Ages 14 – 18

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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.

2019 Camps

Week One River Week

June 17 – 21, 2019

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. Activities may include touring Safe Harbor Seafood, kayaking, beach days, a behind-the-scenes trip to the zoo, and many more fun adventures.

Week Two OCEARCH Week

June 24 – 28, 2019

Overnight Option (More Information Coming Soon!)

8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m., M – F

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

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


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Partial scholarships are available with registration. 

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