MarineQuest Spring Break Camp (grades 3-5)

Looking for a fun and exciting way for your child to spend their time during spring break? This is their chance to join our MarineQuest staff at the UNCW Center for Marine Science for a week of Ocean Critters Exploration! Our quality programming is fun and academically enriching, giving participants an opportunity to apply what they've learned in school in authentic, meaningful situations. Our spring break camp activities include laboratory experiments, field trips, exploration, games, and more. Your child will be captivated as the MarineQuest staff transforms them into a junior scientist on a mission for sea life exploration! Whether we are flying high with the seabirds, diving deep with dolphins, tracking turtles, or finding fish…this week will surely be a splash!

Programs are specifically designed for grades 3-5. Participants must be currently enrolled in grades 3-5 at the time of the program.

Students need to bring a nutritious bagged lunch, snacks (2), and beverage in a flexible container each day.

Sample Schedule*:

  • 8 am drop off at CMS/ check-in
  • 8:30 opening presentation of theme
  • 9:00 lab investigation
  • 10:00 snack break
  • 10:15 field investigation
  • 11:00 clean up
  • 11:30 lunch
  • 12:15 clean up/ depart for field site
  • 12:45 arrive at field site
  • 2:45 depart field site for CMS
  • 3:15 arts & crafts/video/games/lab experiment
  • 3:45 pick up at CMS/ check-out
*sample schedule only, parents will be provided a detailed agenda at Monday orientation.

Cancellation Fee: $45 because of supplies that will be purchased in advance.


Dates:April 14-17, 2014
Meets:8:00 AM to 3:45 PM
Instructor:Harris Muhlstein

Sorry, this course has been cancelled. Please contact our office to see if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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