Ocean Institute Family Science Nights

Press Release

DANA POINT, CA –­ The Ocean Institute will present four Family Science Nights on Thursdays in 2016: June 30, July 14 & 28 and August 11, 6 – 8 p.m.  Spend a summer evening in our Samueli Conference Center getting “up close and personal” with local scientists.  Each experience will include a presentation by a special guest speaker with alternate activities for kids.  A different topic will be covered each week.

For ages 4 and up.  Cost is $10 per person or $35 per family-4-pack.  Register online at http://www.ocean-institute.org/event/family-science-nights or call (949) 496-2274.  Become a member of the Ocean Institute and receive a discount.


The Ocean Institute is an ocean education center that offers in-depth Marine Science, Maritime History and Outdoor Education programs. The facility includes state-of-the-art teaching labs, the Maddie James Seaside Learning Center, two historic tallships, and an oceanographic research vessel. Immersion-based field trips range from one-hour science labs to multi-day programs at sea. All programs are designed to maximize immersion, spark curiosity, and inspire a deep commitment to learning. Ocean-based exhibits are open to the public seven days a week. Visitors can explore the underwater world while participating in fun activities designed to indulge ocean curiosity. Throughout the year, the Ocean Institute also offers organized family programs, summer camps, cruises, tallship sails, and other unique events including our annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival and the Festival of Whales.

Address: 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629
Website: www.ocean-institute.org
Phone: (949) 496-2274

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