Marine Science Day Camps - UNC Wilmington MarineQuest

Saturday Morning Marine Explorers

Saturday Morning Marine Explorers returns!  Join our MarineQuest staff this spring for Saturday mornings filled with exciting scientific fun at the UNCW Center for Marine Science.  Each month we focus on a different theme as we get hands-on to explore sea creatures, marine habitats and ocean phenomena through lab experiments, field activities, games, art and more.  Experience first-hand what it's like to be a true Marine Explorer!

Ages 7-10 - and Completed 1st Grade
9:00am-12:00pm - One Saturday a Month

$85 for All 5 Sessions or $18 per Person per Session

Notes to Participants - Please send your child with his/her own light and healthy snack and drink for snack time.  Due to allergies please avoid snacks with peanuts.  

Frozen Fins and Frosty Flippers

January 14th  

Join MarineQuest as we examine some cool creatures that are experts at keeping warm.  

I Heart Science

February 11th

Celebrate Valentine’s day at MarineQuest as we examine the courtship behaviors and circulatory system of different marine and terrestrial animals.

Dazzling Diversity

March 18th

Just like us, every marine plant and animal is different.  Discover ocean diversity as we investigate what makes some marine organisms so unique!

Camo Critters

April 8th

Join us at MarineQuest as we celebrate the NC Science Festival exploring the amazing adaptation of camouflage.  Discover how clever marine species can disguise themselves as something – or someone – else.  Don’t be fooled by these animal tricksters.

Wondrous Water

May 20th

Uncover the amazing properties of water that make life possible on our blue planet.