Marine Science Day Camps – UNC Wilmington MarineQuest

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Fall Series Registration Now Open!

Saturday Morning Marine Explorers Program Registration (ages 7-10)

By Phone: 910.962.2640

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Cancellation Policy

Due to the advance preparation and purchasing required for this program no refunds will be provided for the Marine Explorers program. 


MarineQuest boy with octopus


Marine Biology Camp MarineQuest camp participants at the touch tank


Saturday Morning Marine Explorers

Join our MarineQuest staff this fall 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!

Marine Explorers (ages 7-10*) includes our classic Saturday programing where youngsters will dive in and learn what it feels like to be a true Marine Explorer! *participant should have completed 1st grade prior to start of series

  • 9:00 a.m. - Noon (please send snack and drink)
  • $70 for the entire Fall Series

Registration Now Open!

How Fish Handle Hurricanes

September 20, 2014 - How Fish Handle Hurricanes

Learn how hurricanes can change coastal fish habitats, food supplies and even addresses! Learn how fish and other sea creatures survive these storms.

Gigantism Under the Sea

October 18, 2014 - Gigantism Under the Sea

Scientists keep discovering giant species of sea life as they explore the ocean. Meet some of these creatures and find out why they are so big!

Crunchy Crabby Crustaceans

November 15, 2014- Crunchy Crabby Crustaceans

Join Marine Explorers to learn everything you ever wanted to know about crustaceans from krill to lobster. Beware of the claw!

Christmas Tree Worm

December 13, 2014 - Christmas Tree Worms

Meet some of the ugliest and most beautiful creatures in the sea - worms! Discover the important roles they play in the marine environment.

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