Explore the ocean from top to bottom during Summer Learning Adventure Camps offered through Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. These fun and engaging marine science programs - designed for ages 4-15 - inspire understanding and stewardship of the ocean and its inhabitants. Camps run from June 23 to Aug. 29. Registration begins March 18!
Experience live animal encounters, hands-on activities and adventures in the field all week long or just for a day. Camps feature amazing sea creatures, tricks of animal deception in the ocean and the remarkable world of sharks, among many other activities. Older students also can learn to surf and snorkel.
Summer Learning Adventure Camps are now accredited through the American Camp Association. This nationally recognized accreditation ensures the aquarium's programs meet quality standards and provide a safe and nurturing environment for campers.
A complete Summer Learning Adventure Camps schedule can be found online at Birch Aquarium at Scripps' Website or by calling 858-534-7336. Camps often sell out, so early reservations are encouraged.
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Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, is one of the oldest, largest, and most important centers for global science research and education in the world. Now in its second century of discovery, the scientific scope of the institution has grown to include biological, physical, chemical, geological, geophysical, and atmospheric studies of the earth as a system. Hundreds of research programs covering a wide range of scientific areas are under way today on every continent and in every ocean. The institution has a staff of more than 1,400 and annual expenditures of approximately $195 million from federal, state, and private sources. Scripps operates oceanographic research vessels recognized worldwide for their outstanding capabilities. Equipped with innovative instruments for ocean exploration, these ships constitute mobile laboratories and observatories that serve students and researchers from institutions throughout the world. Birch Aquarium at Scripps serves as the interpretive center of the institution and showcases Scripps research and a diverse array of marine life through exhibits and programming for more than 430,000 visitors each year. Learn more at scripps.ucsd.edu and follow us at Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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