Grade 6 and Above: 2016 Summer Camps at Project Oceanology
Published on May 19, 2016
Students who have completed grade 6 and above! Come explore the amazing world of marine science!
Our 5 different camp programs promote scientific thinking through engaging and exciting hands-on
learning throughout the 8 weeks of summer vacation. Students will make sense of science by practicing scientific reasoning, by hypothesizing, collaborating with peers and interacting with marine science educators on all-things marine and environmental science.
Our teaching and learning occurs in traditional lab and classroom settings, onimpressive 55’ and 65’ vessels and with a fleet of smaller boats allowing campers to travel to nearby shores. Certified teachers and a professional staff offer challenging and exciting hands-on educational experiences. Our vessels and boat captains are U.S. Coast Guard licensed. And, all camps are licensed by the State of CT, Office of Early Childhood. Conneticut River Institute This camp is Project O’s only grant-based camp this summer and is free of cost to campers! It is a 2-week day camp for students who have completed grade 6-12. You are invited to join Project O in Old Lyme to explore the Connecticut River’s past and present aboard our research vessel. Everyday is a different adventure as we combine field science and local history.
• Gain an understanding of marine and aquatic ecosystems along the river
through opportunities to catch fish and other local marine animals and to conduct water chemistry tests.
• Explore Seldon’s Island to search for clues relating to land use of the past
as you make history and science come alive in the Connecticut River
• Take field trips to local museums and science centers with us and make
new friends at this exciting summer camp!
• Visit Project O at www.oceanology.org to view camp details and schedules.
This camp runs 4 sessions between June 26 – August 19.
If you wish to learn about tuition-based Project O summer camp opportunities, please
visit our website noted above.