Day Camps

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UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) will offer seven summer experiences in 2017 for students 10 – 15 years old.  These day camps combine STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) concepts with fun, hands-on activities to keep campers exploring and learning while having a great summer experience. Students will snorkel, kayak, collect species data by seining, trawling and hook-and-line fishing, study plankton in the lab, engineer ocean exploring equipment, and experience many other fun educational activities.  Camp begins at 9:00 am and ends at 3:30 at UNC CSI campus, and all camps are $250 except for Science and SCUBA and include t-shirts, water bottles and snacks.  There are a variety of camps experiences that focus on everything from Art to SCUBA diving.

Surf Science Camp: June 12 – 16.

Coastal Science Camp: Exploring Estuaries: June 19 – 23.

Surf Science Camp: July 10 -14.

Coastal Science Camp: Marine Science: July 17 – 21.

Science and SCUBA Camp: July 24-28.

Art and Science Camp: July 31 – August 4.

Coastal Science: Shipwrecks: August 7 – 11.

The day camps begin and end at UNC CSI each day, but campers will visit many areas of the Outer Banks by van, boat or kayak.

UNC CSI summer day camps combine STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) education with fun, hands-on activities that will keep campers exploring and investigating amazing ecosystems. Students will snorkel, kayak, collect species data by seining, trawling and hook and line fishing, study plankton in the lab, engineer ocean exploring equipment, and experience many other fun educational activities.

Registration for camps begins March 1, 2017. Please contact David Sybert at 252-475-5451 or dmsybert@csi.northcarolina.edu with any questions or for more information.

UNC CSI is also working in partnership with Jennette’s Pier to offer Surf and Science Camp June 12 – 16 and July 10 – 14, 2017.  These camps will focus on oceanography concepts and wave characteristics as participants learn to surf.  Registration for this camp begins on March 7.  Please visit Jennette’s Pier’s website to register:  www.ncaquariums.com/jennettes-pier.

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