After School Marine Biologist

Serious Science -
No Homework!

Are You a Future Marine Biologist? Get a jump start at the Marine Education Center's new After School Marine Biologist program. Spend one afternoon a week immersed
in a learning environment with the scientists, researchers, and educators of GCRL's Marine Education Center. Sign up for
either Monday or Wednesday in
this once-a-week program. Note that start and end times are different for the three days.

Two sessions:

Mondays, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. (Grades 4-6) Limit: 18

Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
(Grades 7-8) Limit: 18

Download or view the flyer: Monday session / Tuesday session

2015 Fall Semester Topics

September - Sharks
October - Estuaries
November - Marine Aquaculture

This is NOT for couch potatoes. There will be hiking, kayaking, fishing, dissections, and chemistry. Children gain new skills and experiences that will last a lifetime. Once a week, participants embark on a field study excursion by hiking or boating or participate in a lab activity.


Tuition is $150 per month. Sign up for the fall semester — $375.

Tuition includes fees for boats, kayaks, bus transportation, program materials, field equipment, laboratory materials, and specimens. An afternoon snack is provided; after all, they are going to need some energy!

Online Registration - You may register using this convenient web-based system.

Have Questions?

Call a marine education specialist at 228.818.8890 or email us at