Events

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Events

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Venue Rental

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GIRLS IN OCEAN SCIENCE
Teen Conferences

These exciting conferences are dedicated to inspiring young women to pursue degrees and careers in the sciences.

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Ocean Institute Jazz Festival
March 24 & 25, 2017

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The Ocean Institute turns 40 this year so we hope you will help us celebrate with two nights of exciting musical entertainment from Michael Paulo, Ray Parker, Jr., Gregg Karukas, and Kevin Toney!

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SUMMER CAMP

Sign your kids up for an adventure they’ll never forget!
Save the date: Registration opens March 15, 2017! Members-only early bird registration opens March 1, 2017!

Added Benefits for Week-long Day Camps & Island Bound Camp:

  • Free custom t-shirt
  • Free Family 4-Pack for one (1)  Family Science Night
  • Free Family 4-Pack for Ocean Institute’s Tall Ships Festival 2017
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TALL SHIPS FESTIVAL
September 9th - September 11th

In celebration of California’s rich maritime history, the Ocean Institute annually hosts a fleet of historic tall ships that sail into Dana Point Harbor.  This extraordinary event takes place each year the second weekend in September.  History comes alive, as crews  from each ship, along with historical reenactors, engage the public in cannon battles, pirate adventures, mermaid encounters , ship tours, and much more.

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Lectures

Enjoy fascinating scientists and guest speakers in our Samueli Conference Center.

We don’t have any lectures at this time.  Please check back for upcoming programs.