Campers show what they've found on the beachEach summer, Oregon Sea Grant hosts a number of summer day camps for youth 8 to 18 years old. Each camp is four days long, running Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm.

Summer day camps at HMSC give young people an opportunity to interact with researchers and learn about the marine environment through hands-on programs and field trips. Topics covered in each camp differ, but range from marine technology to marine mammals.

Registration includes all instructional materials, field trips, and a camp t-shirt to decorate. Lunches are not included. Detailed information about each camp will be sent before the camps begin. Payment must accompany registration. Make checks payable to HMSC Sea Grant. Camp registration fees are non-refundable.


SAVE THE DATES for Summer 2019!

July 8-11: 15-18 year olds

July 15-18: 13-14 year olds

July 22-25: 11-12 year olds

July 29-August 1: 8-10 year olds

Camp themes will be provided and registration will open in January 2019.


Campers exploring tidepools

Day Camp Highlights:

  • Explore coastal and marine habitats through field trips
  • Learn firsthand about the marine environment and the amazing diversity of life found there
  • Conduct experiments in the field and in wet labs
  • Learn about scientific techniques and current research
  • Interact with researchers and other experts

Photos from past camps         Day Camp FAQs


For information and questions, contact:

Lindsay Carroll
Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Dr
Newport, OR 97365

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