2015 Shark Fest
It’s a shark eat shark world out there. Come take a bite!Shark dissection, identification and long lining... Oh my! Dive into the enthralling underwater world through the eyes of the oceans top predators. Visit the top shark fishing hotspots around the Barrier Islands aboard a research vessel. Catch and tag sharks to contribute to ongoing scientific research.
View or download the
2015 Summer Camps flyer.
As a participant, you will:
- Interact with GCRL scientists
- Capture, tag, and release sharks
- Contribute to ongoing research
- Cruise aboard a GCRL research vessel
- Receive a “SHARK FEST” t-shirt
- Learn about sharks, skates, and rays
The fee is $375 per person. A $50 deposit is required with registration. For more information, contact the Marine Education Center by email or call 228.818.8833. For grades 7 - 12.
2015 Shark Fest Schedule
Shark Fest sessions are held on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Currently scheduled sessions are listed below. We can also create a special session for your group.
- June 22-26
- July 6 - 10
- July 13 - 17
- July 20-24
- July 27-31
WLOX News Story
Shark Fest participants prepare to tag a recently caught shark.