2016 Summer Camps at GCRL
The University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory's Marine Education Center is offering two great 2016 Summer Camps at USM Gulf Park in Long Beach!
University Faculty, Staff and Students Receive 20% Discount on Camp Tuition!
For 28 years, Sea Camp has been the Coast's most popular marine science day camp for children in grades 1 through 6. This year, Sea Camp is offering two sessions covering different topics. Sea Camp I: Ocean Exploration. Sea Camp II: Endangered Marine Species.
Fish everyday. This program introduces young people in grades 7 through 12 to fishing in the diverse waters of coastal Mississippi. The five-day camp includes sessions on the water, in the lab, and in the kitchen, as students learn everything from tying a hook on a line to finding and catching fish to cleaning and cooking their catch.
Three-Day Adventure Camps
Saltwater Fly Fishing
Take your fishing experience to a new level. Learn the basics of saltwater fly fishing in the Mississippi Sound. Participants will learn how to rig a fly rod and reel, cast, tie knots, and tie their own flies. Our educators will teach you where to look for fish and how to surf fish, sight cast, and successfully land saltwater species.
Kayakin' the Coast
Spend three days kayaking and exploring diverse and unique Mississippi coastal habitats by water. Learn about the different types of kayaks and let the experts help you develop your kayaking skills. During Kayakin’ the Coast, participants will explore Davis Bayou, Grand Bay Neer and Deer Island while interacting with and learning about our coastal environment.
Download or view the GCRL Summer Camps flyer
Note: the blue web links and email addresses in the flyer are active hyperlinks. If you are connected to the Internet, you can use the links to quickly access web pages and send email related to summer camps.
Online Registration for Summer Camps - Registration for each of GCRL's three summer camps now uses a convenient web-based system.
Call a marine education specialist at 228.818.8890 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.