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SEACAMP Junior
Day Camp for Students 5th & 6th Grade
SEACAMP Junior
Day Camp for Students 5th & 6th Grade
About SEACAMP Jr.
Day Camp for Rising 5th & 6th Graders

SEACAMP Junior is a 5 day, day camp program designed to introduce younger students to the ocean and local marine life of Southern California. It is open to students entering 5th and 6th grade in the fall of 2017. Throughout the program our Marine Science Instructors will use our extensive aquarium facilities to teach hands-on labs and workshops. Our labs and workshops encourage students to touch and observe our wide variety of live and preserved specimens and introduce them to the variety of marine life they will encounter during field activities. This program is an excellent way to introduce students to the marine environment, engage students in marine science, and spark the interest of those with little previous exposure.

Summer 2017 Tuition & Date Details
2018 Information Coming Soon!
2017 Camp Tuition375$per studentTuition Due with Enrollment
2017 Program Dates:

June 26 - 30, 2017

Day Camp program open to open to students entering 5th and 6th grade in upcoming fall.

July 17 - 21, 2017

Day Camp program open to open to students entering 5th and 6th grade in upcoming fall.

July 31 - August 4, 2017

Day Camp program open to open to students entering 5th and 6th grade in upcoming fall.

Program Details

Once enrollment is open, it will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis for students entering 5th and 6th grade in upcoming fall. Sessions are limited to 26 students and tuition is required secure students’ spots in the desired session.

Once enrollment is complete, student registration materials will be sent to the email address provided. Complete Registration Forms will be due on the first day of camp and are required for student participation. Forms must be completed by the parent or guardian and we cannot allow students to attend SEACAMP San Diego if their parents or guardians refuse to sign the Registration Forms or modify the Registration Forms. All original Registration Forms are required – electronically signed forms or copies will not be accepted.

Parents/guardians will be required to check students in and out each day. Additionally, students will be required to bring a snack and lunch each day. We do not charge to switch between session dates providing space is available, if requested 30 days prior to session. However, changes will require new paperwork.

Tuition Includes: supervision, gear, equipment, admission to all attractions and transportation during program. Parents/guardians will be required to check students in and out each day. Additionally, students will be required to bring a snack and lunch each day.

Late fee policy: there will be a 15-minute grace period for check-out each day. After 15 minutes a $20.00 fee will be incurred and each additional 15 minutes will result in an additional $20.00 fee. Fees will be due at check-out.

Cancellation Policy – Per Session: Cancellations between enrollment and 61 days prior to session start date are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations between 31 and 60 days prior to session start date are subject $150 cancellation fee. All tuition is non-refundable between 0 and 30 days prior to session start date. All cancellations must be submitted in writing and must be received in the above time frames.

We do not charge to switch between session dates providing space is available, if requested 30 days prior to session. However, changes will require new paperwork.

This day camp program starts with check-in between 7:30am – 8:30am. Students will do a combination of labs and water activities – they will be in or on the water each day! Students will need to bring a lunch and a snack with them to camp each day. Check-out each day will be between 3:00pm and 4:00pm.

All times and activities are subject to change due to scheduling considerations, weather/water conditions, etc.

Daily Schedule

Day 1:  Invertebrate Lab with Squid Dissection and Boogie Boarding & Physical Oceanography at La Jolla Shores

Day 2:  Fish Adaptations Lab with Mackerel Dissection and Snorkeling & Seining Mission Point

Day 3: Kayaking on Mission Bay followed by Fish Printing and our Marine Mammals & Behavior Workshop

Day 4:  SEACAMP’s Floating Marine Science Classroom – 3 Hour Boat Trip. Followed by Sea Turtle Biology & Conservation Lab

Day 5:  Shark Ecology & Plankton Evaluation Labs followed by a Shark Snorkel at La Jolla Shores

All times and activities are subject to change due to scheduling considerations, weather/water conditions, etc.

The SEACAMP San Diego facility is located at the San Diego Youth Aquatic Center on Mission Bay, approximately 10 miles north of downtown San Diego and minutes from Sea World. Students must be checked-in between 7:30am – 8:30am and checked-out between 3:00pm – 4:00pm each day. A map will be provided with your registration materials.

Late fee policy: there will be a 15-minute grace period for check-out each day. After 15 minutes a $20.00 fee will be incurred and each additional 15 minutes will result in an additional $20.00 fee. Fees will be due at check-out.

Throughout the session students are transported to and from activities in our 15 passenger vans.

All SEACAMP San Diego’s programs are centrally located in the community within easy reach of full medical facilities, including emergency care. All facilities are easily accessible by car and ambulance in case of emergency, and professional medical care is on call 24 hours a day. Additionally, SEACAMP San Diego Instructors possess at least a college degree and are certified Red Cross Lifeguards with First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Oxygen Administration training. SEACAMP San Diego does not retain a nurse on staff, although we do have a paramedic consultant on call.

SEACAMP San Diego Marine Science Instructors possess at least a college degree and are certified Red Cross Lifeguards with First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer – including oxygen administration training and first aid for marine hazards. Additionally, all staff have been finger printed with the Department of Justice & FBI and all have Class-B commercial driver’s licenses. SEACAMP San Diego does not retain a nurse on staff, although we do have a paramedic consultant on call. We are within close proximity of emergency care and are in a 9-1-1 service area.

SEACAMP San Diego tuition includes all supervision of students. The amount of supervisory staff varies depending on the schedule. During snorkeling, there is one lifeguarded staff member with every seven students and staff will have a rescue tube with them. All water activities require students to wear full-length, 7mm wet suits (which makes them buoyant). The only exception is during kayaking and stand up paddle boarding when students will be wearing Coast Guard-approved PFDs (Personal Flotation Device – a ‘life jacket’). In the controlled environment of camp, evening activities will have 3 to 5 staff depending on the activity.

Registration Forms cannot be found online.

All forms will be sent after enrollment via email to the address provided as part of the Student Registration Packet.

Complete Registration Forms will be due on the first day of camp and are required for student participation. Forms must be completed by parent or guardian and we cannot allow students whose parents or guardians refuse to sign the Registration Forms or modify Registration Forms to attend SEACAMP San Diego.

All original Registration Forms are required – electronically signed forms or copies will not acceptable.