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Due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence, Sea GEMS Fall 2018 Weekend Programs have been cancelled.

Calling all girls looking to Explore Marine Science!

Join MarineQuest this fall to meet, learn, and serve with some truly inspirational female marine science faculty, associates, and students at UNCW.  Click here for our code of conductThe Sea GEMS school year program provides girls ages 12-14 the opportunity to dive into marine science one Saturday afternoon a month. Each afternoon the program explores a different field of marine science and highlights female scientists from UNCW and across the community.  Girls who participate in this program will have the opportunity to explore the four fields of marine science, learn about current issues, develop technical skills and engage in community service that benefits coastal habitats and organisms.

When: One Saturday afternoon a month from 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fee: $20 per Person per Session
Where: UNCW Center for Marine Science

Click here to RegisterStorm Surge Resilience

September 15, 2018

CANCELED due to weather event.

Measure and learn to predict the impacts of storm surge on coastal region. Work with Coastal Citizen Science Ambassador Jade Woll to learn steps to mitigate flooding and damage as a result of coastal storms. Understand what we can do in our everyday lives to be ambassadors of our coastal communities!

Click here to RegisterFlounders and Fisheries!

October 20, 2018

CANCELED due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence.

Work with a fisheries biologist to learn the ways we measure, quantify, and understand the growth of fish populations in Eastern NC!

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November 17, 2018

CANCELED due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence.

Stay tuned for more information about this afternoon of shelley goodness.

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December 15, 2018

CANCELED due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence.

One word is really all this Saturday event needs.  More information coming soon.

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Cancellation Policy

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