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Ocean Institute 3-Day Winter Camps

DATES: Monday, December 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - Wednesday, December 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Limited availability!

 

NEPTUNE’S MYSTERIES 3-DAY CAMP

Neptune’s Mysteries is a full-day camp for campers age 5-7 years old.

Become a scientific investigator to unravel the mysteries of the ecosystems in Dana Point! Using scientific tools and techniques, you will study a new case each day: Why is Becky the Blue Whale so far from home? Who tried to eat Marcus Mackerel? How will Kelsey Crab find home? To more closely examine clues, campers will embark on a hike through the Dana Point MPA and explore the animals at the tide pools. Come join a fun-filled week of puzzles, ocean-themed crafts, and learning about local marine plants and animals!

2020 Schedule:  December 21 – December 23 • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


 

BUCCANEERS ADVENTURE 3-DAY CAMP

Buccaneers Adventure is a full-day camp for campers age 8-10 years old.

Set a course for adventure to discover the life of pirates! Investigate shipwreck mysteries to learn about the adventures of sailors in the past. Complete your pirate training by learning the ropes to survive at sea with dockside activities on the historic tall ship, the Spirit of Dana Point. Activity highlights include lost mariner arts like sail handling, rowing, boat building, storytelling, and a “Dress like a Pirate Day” to complete your training.

Whale Watching add-on! Jon a two-hour Whale Watching cruise. See whales, dolphins, sea lions, and more. Limited availability due to capacity guidelines. Wednesday November 25,  1:30–3:30 p.m.

2020 Schedule:  December 21 – December 23 • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


 

COASTAL EXPLORERS 3-DAY CAMP

Coastal Explorers is a full-day camp for campers age 10-12 years old.

Limited availability!

Discover the unique coastline of Dana Point in this activity-packed camp! Study the science of the surf zone and coast in hands-on labs. Campers will investigate human impacts on the ocean and environment with water quality testing, fish dissection, collecting samples, kayaking* in Dana Point Harbor, and exploring the tide pools in the Marine Conservation Area.  * weather permitting

2020 Schedule:  December 21 – December 23 • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Details

Start:
Monday, December 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am
End:
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Organizer

Venue

24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA
Phone:
(949) 496-2274

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