Summer Camps | Outdoor Education Santa Rosa County :: Navarre Beach Marine Science Station

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Summer Camps

2019 Summer Camp Schedule:

Guy Harvey/FWC Fishing Camp

SOLD OUT

June 3-7 (ages 9-14)

Time: 9am-3pm daily

Cost: $375 (includes a t-shirt, fishing pole, and tackle box, deep sea fishing trip, SUP session, and fish fry)

Get reeled into fishing with a five day fishing camp!

The Navarre Beach Marine Science Station is the only facility in Northwest Florida selected to partner with the Guy Harvey Foundation and Florida Fish and Wildlife to offer this exciting opportunity. Learn about fish biology and conservation as well as fishing tackle, methods, and techniques. Campers will receive a custom designed Guy Harvey shirt made just for our camp, Guy Harvey accessories, small tackle box, and a fishing pole.

Fees of $375 include instruction, kayaking, field investigations, deep sea fishing trip aboard the Entertainer charter boat, fishing on the Navarre Pier, fly fishing demonstrations, and a fish fry for participants and their family on Friday!

Your child will need to bring sun block, a lunch (no peanut products please), drink and water bottle, water shoes (or old tennis shoes-something that can be worn in the water), beach towel and a change of clothes.

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Arts and the Sea

June 10-14

Grades: (students entering) grade 1 – 3rd grade (2 sections)

Cost: $175 (includes t-shirt and bag)

Time: 8am-11am

Learn, make, and play as we dive into the life and beauty of the ocean world. Using a variety of materials and techniques, this camp is dedicated to creating art inspired by the creature, habitats, and mysteries of the big blue.

Your child will need to bring sun block, a snack (no peanut products please), drink and water bottle, water shoes (or old tennis shoes-something that can be worn in the water),beach towel and a change of clothes. 

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Mommy (or Daddy) and Me by the Sea – Sea Turtles

SOLD OUT

Saturday, June 15

Ages: 4 & 5 year olds and one parent (additional fee for second adult)

Time: 8am-11am

Cost: $75 includes matching t-shirts

Strap on your flippers and get ready to discover life as a sea turtle during our half-day camp.  Learn how lighting, marine debris, and beach furniture effect sea turtle nesting habits. Participate in sea turtle rescue relays and try out kayaking. Discover what a sea turtles favorite food is, and become a turtle vet to solve the mystery of an injured turtle.

Both participants will need to bring sun block, a snack (no peanut products please), drink and water bottle, water shoes (or old tennis shoes-something that can be worn in the water), beach towel and a change of clothes.

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Fins and Flippers

June 24-28

Grades: (Students entering) grades 3rd-5th (2 sections)

Time: Daily 9am-3pm

Cost: $275 includes a t-shirt and private dolphin cruise and an animal encounter at the Gulfarium.

During this week of summer camp, we study marine mammals, sea turtles and SHARKS! Students will about animal anatomy and adaptations by participating in hands-on activities. Join us as we look for sea turtles and dolphins on a private dolphin cruise on Pensacola Bay and an animal encounter. Participants will also dissect a shark.

Your child will need to bring sun block, a lunch (no peanut products please), drink and water bottle, water shoes (or old tennis shoes-something that can be worn in the water), beach towel and a change of clothes. 

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Reefs & Robotics (Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles)

Back by Popular Demand! New this year: AUVs (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles)

July 8-12

Grades: (students entering) grades 6th-8th

Time: 9am-3pm daily

Cost: $300 (Includes a t-shirt, ROV supplies, kayaking, snorkeling equipment and instruction)

The camp will introduce students to mechanical design, construction, and problem solving and teamwork skills to build an ROV and AUV to explore the underwater world. This camp is excellent for students who enjoy robotics.

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