Camp Pinniped – Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Camp Pinniped (In-Person Camp)

Pacific Marine Mammal Care Center offers a unique experience for children to witness a marine mammal hospital in action! Campers learn how the animal care team rehabilitates seal and sea lion patients through a series of mock activities including weighing fish, preparing fish smoothies, cleaning pens and learning the art of marine mammal rescue.

Each day has a different theme to provide a well-rounded study of our ocean environment. Each theme is creatively reinforced through hands on activities, science labs, arts and crafts.

  • Dates: July 5 – August 20
  • Times: Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m / Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. at an offsite location TBD
  • Ages: 8-12
  • Cost: $350 per week
  • Extended care available. Pre-registration required.



Camp Pinniped at Home

This week-long program for kids investigates marine science through the world of marine mammals. Children learn about the amazing diversity of marine mammals throughout the week.

Online camp is full of fun, interactive activities and STEM oriented topics to keep kids learning. Through a series of live chats, videos, presentations and activities, children will learn how the animal care team rescues and rehabilitates seal and sea lion patients. They will also dive in and learn about different careers in marine science, hearing from professionals about what their job is like.

  • Dates: June 14 – July 2
  • Times: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Ages: 8-12
  • Cost: $229 per week



Pacific Marine Mammal Care Center
20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
(949) 494-3050


Disclaimer: All information is believed accurate at the time of posting, but details are subject to change without notice. Please confirm all details with organizer.