Summer Camps at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

Online registration is now offered for all Gulf Coast Research Laboratory summer camps, Sea Camp, Shark Fest, and Angler CampNew Program!

After School Science Camp, After School Science ProgramAre 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. It's serious science, and there's no homework!

Details are available here. Online registration is available.


2015 Summer Camps

Sea Camp

Sea Camp 2011 at GCRLFor 26 years, Sea Camp has been the Coast's most popular marine science day camp for children in grades 1 through 6.

Learn about Sea Camp 2015 here.

 

Shark Fest

Shark Fest summer camp on the Mississippi Gulf CoastVisit the top shark fishing hotspots around the Barrier Islands aboard a research vessel. Catch and tag sharks to contribute to ongoing scientific research.

Read more and sign on board for Shark Fest.


Angler Camp

Angler Camp Fest summer camp on the Mississippi Gulf CoastFish everyday. This program introduces young people in grades 7 through 12 to fishing in the diverse waters of coastal Mississippi. The five-day camp includes sessions on the water, in the lab, and in the kitchen, as students learn everything from tying a hook on a line to finding and catching fish to cleaning and cooking their catch. 

Read more about Angler Camp and sign up for the fun.

Saltwater Fly Fishing Camp for grades 7 - 12 on the Mississippi CoastSaltwater Fly Fishing

Saltwater Fly Fishing Camp on the Mississippi Gulf CoastTake your fishing experience to a new level. Learn the basics of saltwater fly fishing in the Mississippi Sound. Participants will learn how to rig a fly rod and reel, cast, tie knots, and tie their own flies. Our educators will teach you where to look for fish and how to surf fish, sight cast, and successfully land saltwater species.

July 20-22 for grades 7 - 12. Fee is $300.

Flyer

Download or view the GCRL Summer Camps flyer

Note: the blue web links and email addresses in the flyer are active hyperlinks. If you are connected to the Internet, you can use the links to quickly access web pages and send email related to summer camps.

Registration

Online Registration for Summer Camps - Registration for each of GCRL's three summer camps now uses a convenient web-based system.

Have Questions?

Call a marine education specialist at 228.818.8890 or email us at marine.education@usm.edu.