MRC Summer Camp 2018

MRC Summer Camp

Land ho! Join us for a week-long adventure
where kids ages 8 to 11 can learn all
about the Indian River Lagoon.

Session 1: June 4–8, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Session 2: June 18–22, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
$170 per session

Campers should wear closed-toed shoes, a thick layer of sunscreen and clothes to get dirty in. Please have your camper bring a lunch (except on Friday) and a reusable water bottle.

Upon completion of registration, a waiver and photo release form will be emailed to you for completion and return prior to the first day of camp. If you have more than one camper, you will need to complete this registration form for each camper.

Exploration Schedule

Monday
Discovery Team Building: Meet your new Discovery team and learn how to work together in a variety of team-building exercises.
Bees: Learn the importance of pollinators and how they support the Lagoon.

Tuesday
Bats: Meet a few bats up close and learn how they help mankind.
Lagoon Critters: Meet the animals around you in the Lagoon and learn about their lifesyle.
Butterflies: Learn the life cycles of butterflies and release them to fly the Lagoon!
Edible Plants: Survive in the Lagoon by learning what plants can be eaten.

Wednesday
Lagoon Watch: Learn how to test the Lagoon for specific water-quality parameters, such as pH, salinity, dissolved oxygen, turbidity, temperature and weather conditions.
Mangrove Planting: How do mangroves help the lagoon? Learn about them and plant one along the shore.

Thursday
Primitive Peoples: Learn about the Ais Indians who once lived in the area and build a shelter and make your own atlatls.
Seining: Walk the shoreline with seine nets to capture Lagoon species for identification.

Friday
Remotely-Operated Vehicles (ROVs): Build your own ROV to escape back to society.
Pizza party and ice cream bar!

Register Today!

Questions? Email Shannon Egger
or call the Lagoon House at 321-725-7775.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Old School Pizza
Palm Bay Marina
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This page is managed by the Marine Resources Council, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to protecting and restoring the Indian River Lagoon since 1983.