Sea Camp

Summer 2019 marks the 32nd year for Sea Camp -

1-2 — $210
3-4 — $235
5-6 — $260

June 3-7, 10-14, 17-21,
July 8-12, 15-19

2019 Summer Camps Flyer

Marine educators provide students with a rich educational experience wrapped up in lots of fun, games and hands-on activities.

Participants explore coastal salt marshes with educators aboard the university research vessel, the Miss Peetsy B. Activities include live animal encounters with coastal wildlife and opportunities to fish, crab, seine and sieve. Students will participate in field trips appropriate for their ages, such as exploring beach habitats or a day at Ship Island.



Fees are $210 for 1st and 2nd grades, $235 for 3rd and 4th grades and $260 for 5th and 6th grades. Sea Camp registration requires a $50.00 non-refundable deposit.

Online Registration - Registration for Sea Camp is offered only online. Paper forms are no longer used. University Faculty, Staff and Students Receive 20% Discount on Camp Tuition!

For questions, please contact the Marine Education Center at 228.818.8095.


2019 Sea Camp Schedule During Shark Fest, sharks are caught, tagged, and released as part of an ongoing research program at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory.

Drop-off 7:45-8:00 a.m. and pick-up is between 2:45-3:00 p.m.

Note: For GCRL, Ocean Springs campers, 3rd-6th graders, drop-off on Thursdays is 7:30 a.m. and pick-up is at 5:00 p.m. to accommodate the trip to Ship Island.

Sea Camp participants are put into one of three groups that include activities age appropriate for each of the groups. 

Sea Camp Dates for 2019