Marine Science Summer Camp

Vester Marine Science Summer Camp

Led by our staff of FGCU students, incoming 6th-8th graders will conduct water quality testing, restore mangroves, identify beach erosion, and join the next generation of scientists. Campers will spend five days in the classroom, laboratory, and field learning about one of the most diverse and productive ecosystems in the world.

Summer Camp Registration Now Open:

  • Hands-on Activities: Campers will spend five days in the classroom, laboratory, and field learning about one of the most diverse and productive ecosystems in the world. 

  • Outdoor Excursions: Campers will have the opportunity to catch and identify fish and other marine life, profile a beach for evidence of erosion, track currents and conduct water quality testing in various parts of Estero Bay.

  • Environmental Education: Biology, chemistry, geology, and ecology are just a few facets of marine science that we will explore with the goal of inspiring a passion for the environment and its conservation.

Thank you for your interest in the Vester Marine Summer Camp

The Marine Summer Camp this year will be split into two sessions.

Session A: 06/24/2024 - 06/28/2024
Session B: 07/15/2024 - 07/19/2024

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Vester Marine Science Summer Camp
Registration open now for incoming 6th-8th graders

5 days in the classroom, lab, and field led by FGCU Students. Outdoor Excursions: Daily boat outings and beach trips Environmental Education: Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Ecology.

Session 1: June 24th-28th
Session 2: July 15th-19th

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For more information contact fsheikh@fgcu.edu or bgalindo@fgcu.edu

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Contact Us

Vester Marine and Environmental Science Research Field Station
5164 Bonita Beach Rd SW
Bonita Springs, FL 34134

Phone: 239-745-4707

Email: fsheikh@fgcu.edu

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