Registration will be available in Fall 2015
By Phone: 910.962.2640
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Due to the advance preparation and purchasing required for this program no refunds will be provided for the Marine Explorers program.
Saturday Morning Marine Explorers
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!
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)
$75 for the entire Spring Series
January 24, 2015 - Wild Winter Wings
Get ready and gear up for an amazing journey with MarineQuest as we explore why all those geese and ducks are flying into town and learn how different birds survive winter. Discover some penguin antics.
February 21, 2015 - Rubber Ducky, you're the one!
Celebrate Valentine’s day at MarineQuest as we discover how lovable rubber duckies are helping scientist learn about the ocean gyres and plastic marine debris.
March 14, 2015 - March Roars in like a Lion Fish
Discover the invasive species that are taking up residence in our coastal waters and learn what scientists are doing to tame them.
April 11, 2015 - Ocean Scum & Algal blooms
Join MarineQuest as we investigate the microscopic world of phytoplankton to learn how they benefit and sometimes even harm the marine environment.