Ocean Camp Launches Partnership with The Wharf
April 11, 2017
Ocean Camp for ocean lovers and future scientists ages 5-15 launches partnership with The Wharf
ORANGE BEACH, ALA. - The Wharf, at the end of Foley Beach Express in Orange Beach, AL will host the award winning environmental science summer camp and field trip program beginning June 6, 2017.
REGISTER at www.oceancamp.camp, or www.Facebook.com/oceancamp at SIGNUP. For questions and information, contact [email protected] or 251-802-8605. Notice the age recommendations for each topic and sign up soon!
Summer camp registration began in March 2017. Multiple themed programs for ages 5-12 years are offered 3 weeks in June and in July. Themes include animal explorers, scientists explorers, shark, dolphin and ocean explorers. Students ages 13-15 may apply to become counselors-in-training and gain a rich educational experience by serving as assistants to the adult instructors, plus earn a certificate for school service credits!
NEW this year is 'Gulf Rescue'. In collaboration with Sea World and Sea Rescue television programming, the campers will learn how to respond to injured or sick marine animals plus most importantly to help prevent some of the issues related to marine debris or toxics.
Ocean Camp is a non-profit educational organization founded by Belinda Ringpfeil, educator in Alabama public schools and environmental outdoor educator for 20 years. She has a MA degree in gifted education from the University of Alabama plus marine education training from Dauphin Island Sea Lab and has been National Marine Educators member for many years. For more information on this marine science educational program, visit www.oceancamp.camp.