2016 Shark Fest

It’s a shark eat shark world out there. Come take a bite! 

Why watch shark week on TV when you can live it?
Spend a week learning all about one of the ocean’s apex predators. Shark Fest participants may encounter Atlantic sharp nose, bonnethead, blacktip, spinner, hammerhead and bull sharks. Board vessels to long line for sharks and participate in shark research with our USM scientists by catching, tagging and releasing sharks.

As a participant, you will:

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Schedule

Shark Fest sessions are held on Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Currently scheduled sessions are listed below. We can also create a special session for your group.

Grades: 7th-12th - $375

View or download the 2016 Summer Camps flyer.

Registration

The fee is $375 per person. A $50 deposit is required with registration. For more information, contact the Marine Education Center by email or call 228.818.8833.

Online Registration

Shark Fest participants prepare to tag a recently caught shark.

Shark Fest participants prepare to tag a recently caught shark.