Events

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Events

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SUMMER CAMP

Registration is now open!

Sign up your child for an adventure they will never forget! Campers will explore local tidepools, kayak around Dana Point Harbor, search for whales off the coast, or set sail for adventure on our tallship. 

Please note that camp curriculum is the same each week.  

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Ocean Institute Jazz Festival

Ocean Institute Jazz Festival
March 24 & 25, 2017

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who attended our 15th Annual Jazz Festival on March 24, and 25, 2017. Thanks to you, we will be able to reach our goal of educating more than 15,000 students from Title I Schools in 2017/2018. 

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Girls in Ocean Science

Check back in November 2017 for registration information, highlighted speakers, and dates for the 2018 Conference. 

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TALL SHIPS FESTIVAL
September 8-10, 2017

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 re-enactors, engage the public in cannon battles, pirate adventures, mermaid encounters , ship tours, and much more.