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Marine Education Center

Field Trips

Coastal Explorer This half-day field trip can be tailored to your curriculum needs with a menu of exciting, engaging STEM lessons in the Marine Education Center's indoor and outdoor classrooms space.


Coastal Science Camp These multi-day programs immerse students in a learning experience on the Gulf Coast with in-depth lessons exploring topics including Barrier Island Ecology, Shark Biology, or Bayou Basics. 


Miss Peetsy B Tours Participants explore the estuarine environment onboard GCRL's Educational Vessel, the Miss Peetsy B. This experience takes students into nature to gain valuable new perspective about the Gulf Coast. 


Marine Biologist in my Class   room The Marine Education Center visits your classroom for a multi-module experience with marine science, awsome artifacts, and hands-on activities. 


Summer Camps

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For over 35 years, our youngest campers explore and learn about the coastal environment in this week long experience. 

Shark Fest                                                                                                            

Experience your own shark week during this hands-on adventure in June each summer. 

Angler Camp                                                                                                              

Learn the ropes of angling in a variety of coastal habitats with an in-depth learning experience about fisheries science. 

Island Adventure Camp                                                                                       

Island hopping with education! This 3-day camp explores the island habitats around the Mississippi Sound. 


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Marine Education Center
101 Sweet Bay Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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