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Contact Marinequest

MarineQuest Office

910/962.2640

marinequest@uncw.edu

 

Registration

Will be available Fall 2014 for Summer 2015

 

Program Information

Cancellation Policy | PDF

 

student on beach holding sand

Marine Science Summer Camp girl on beach

 

 

Mermaids: Girls Only Ages 5-7

Must at least be enrolled in Kindergarten for fall and turn 5 by June 1st

Calling all bathing beauties! Trade-in your legs for a tail fin and join us for a week of girl power exploring coastal habitats, discovering plants and animals that live in them, and searching for any signs of mermaids. Learn all about the legend of the mermaid and the lore of the manatee.

Field excursions include:

  • Going to the beach, marsh, fouling station, Center for Marine Science and NC Aquarium; featured marine organism is the manatee.

Highlights include:

  • Each day observe marine organisms up close and personal; learn how to identify dolphins and manatees; conduct hands-on science experiments comparing adaptations of land animals to marine; go seining and dip netting; hunt for mermaids' purses; build fairy-tale princess sand castles; enjoy story-time featuring Mermaid legends and lore; make arts & crafts - including a mermaid necklace.

Program Dates and Tuition

Day of Week:

Monday - Friday

Time:

8 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Pick up on Friday is at 11:30 a.m.

Staff / Child Ratio:

1:8
Location:

UNCW Campus - drop off Isaac Bear parking lot

Summer 2015 Dates:

TBD, Will be posted Fall 2014

Tuition:

TBD, Will be posted Fall 2014

Gender: Female

Click here for tuition payment plan information

Program Registration

You must register by 5:00pm the Tuesday before your program is to begin.

Still have questions? Check out our FAQ page.

• Note that prices, content, dates, and times are subject to change without notice.
• Questions? Call 910.962.2640 or send an e-mail to marinequest@uncw.edu.
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