Marine Science Careers / Internship Academy
Ages 14–17

Summer Camp 9:00am to 4:00pmMonday - Friday

This week-long program introduces you to intertidal ecology, animal husbandry, laboratory investigations, and shipboard research to spark interest in a career in marine science. Program highlights include a snorkeling field trip, a 4-hour research cruise aboard the R/V Sea Explorer, creating and conducting a research project in the Dana Point Marine Conservation Area, and leadership and team building activities.


Successful program graduates may apply to intern in one of our departments: Animal Husbandry, R/V Sea Explorer, Public Programs, or Citizen Science. If selected, you will work alongside our staff, mastering new skills you will use for your own research project. Your internship year ends with a symposium where you will present your research project.

Members only registration March 1st-14th, general registration opens on March 15th

Application Required: book now to reserve your spot and receive an application.  Your credit card will not be charged until your camper’s application is accepted.  


Session 3:  July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018 


General:     $370
Members:  $290

Sea Star Membership levels and above  receive Member discounts.
Enter your Member ID # in the “Have a code” field to receive your discount.

Minimum Age Requirement: 14 (by Sept. 1, 2018) 
Minimum Grade Completed: 9th