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Ocean Institute Prepares for Summer Packed with Ocean Fun and Discovery After Being Voted Best Summer Camps

DANA POINT— The Ocean Institute announced the launch of its 2024 Summer Camp – “Dive into Discovery!” This immersive educational experience offers a week-long exploration of marine science and maritime history, promising exciting adventures and valuable insights. Registration for the public opens on March 18.


The Ocean Institute has been honored with accolades such as Best Summer Camp for Kids by Dana Point Times and Best Camp at Sea by Parenting OC Magazine. The week-long camps cater to 5 to 17-year-olds, running Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with sessions available from June 17 to Aug. 16.


Each day offers a variety of activities, including whale watching, sailing on historic tall ships and exploring a large shark touch tank. Campers can enjoy exciting adventures and gain valuable insights into the ocean world.


Camp Sessions:

  • Sea Squirts (ages 5-6) – Full and half-day options available
  • Neptune’s Mysteries (ages 6-7)
  • Buccaneer Adventures (ages 7-8)
  • Ocean Discovery (ages 8-9)
  • Shipwreck Hunters (ages 9-11)
  • Coastal Explorers (ages 11-13)
  • Marine Science Internship Academy (Ages 14-17)

The Ocean Institute believes in the educational power of the ocean, transforming it into a dynamic classroom. By participating in the summer camp, campers will embark on an incredible adventure and gain valuable insights into marine science and maritime history.

For more information and to secure a spot, please visit https://oceaninstitute.org/summer-camp/ or contact 949.496.2274.

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