Marine Biology Camp for High School Students

This in-depth, hands-on camp gives students practical experience and insight into marine science careers.

Marine Bio Camp 2022 is FULL. You are welcome to join our waitlist via our registration system.

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 18-22, 2022

Age: Students in grades 9-12

Time: 9am-3pm

Cost: $375 member/$400 non-member

You must have a family membership valid through the camp dates to take advantage of the member rate.


To reach the Camp Director while camp is in session, please call 603-812-9425.


About Marine Biology Camp

This marine biology camp is designed for science-minded high school students who are interested in pursuing studies in marine biology or a related science field. Students spend the week engaged in in-depth, hands-on lessons that give them practical experience and insight into marine science careers. Limited to 12 students. All gear is provided.

This intensive, hands-on program will explore local marine life and our local waters through:

  • Data collection and identification of fish off-shore
  • In-depth focus on crustaceans and echinoderms
  • Water quality testing
  • Scientific ocean research on plastics in the ocean
  • Scientific tide pool research
  • Exploration activity, such as kayaking or snorkeling
  • Field Trip to UNH Marine Lab or Gulf of Maine Boat Trip

Itinerary to come soon.


Health and Safety Protocol for Summer 2022

Please read our Health and Safety Protocol for Youth Programs Spring-Summer 2022 for a detailed plan of the protocol and procedures followed for all youth programs in consideration of COVID-19. Be aware that there may be updates to our policies to ensure a safe environment as the community health crisis evolves or resolves. 


Become a Member

Members of the Center are entitled to reduced camp prices and early summer camp registration. Your family membership must be valid through your chosen camp dates to receive the discount. Click here to learn more about all the great member benefits, join, or renew your membership.


How to Register

To register online, click the button below, which will take you to our all new, easy-to-use registration software, CampBrain. If you registered for Summer Camp in  2021, your email address will be recognized, but you must choose a new password. If you did not register for summer camp last year, or did not create a CampBrain account in 2021 or 2022, you must create a new account.

If you prefer to register over the phone, please email Henry Burke, Camp Director, at [email protected] Please include your phone number and the best time to reach you.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations that are made prior to two weeks before your child’s first day of camp begins will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be given after that time.


Camp Scholarship Fund

The Center has created a Camp Scholarship Fund to offer financial assistance to those otherwise unable to attend. We encourage your support of this fund; please donate now



Contact Henry Burke at 603-436-8043, ext. 16 or [email protected].

Summer camp is also available for:

Ages 4-5: Treks 4 Tots

Grades K-5: Safari

Grades 6-8: Stewards


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