Summer Camps at GCRL

Sea Camp

Sea Camp 2011 at GCRLThis summer Sea Camp is 30 years old. It has been the Coast's most popular marine science day camp for children in grades 1 through 6.

Learn about Sea Camp 2017 here.


Shark Fest

Shark Fest summer camp on the Mississippi Gulf CoastVisit the top shark fishing hotspots around the Barrier Islands aboard a research vessel. Catch and tag sharks to contribute to ongoing scientific research.

Read more and sign on board for Shark Fest.

Shaggy's Angler Camp

Angler Camp Fest summer camp on the Mississippi Gulf Coast



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.

Read more about Angler Camp and sign up for the fun.



Online Registration for Summer Camps - Registration for each of GCRL's three summer camps now uses a convenient web-based system. University Faculty, Staff and Students Receive 20% Discount on Camp Tuition!

Downloadable 2017 Summer Camps flyer coming soon.

Have Questions?

Call a marine education specialist at 228.818.8890 or email us at