Gulf Island Journey
July 05, 2015 - July 10, 2015 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gulf Island Journey, for rising 7th - 9th grade students.
**2015 Dates:** May 31 - June 5, June 7 - 12, July 5 - 10, July 26 - 31
*Program Cost:* $550 (includes meals, housing, and tuition)
During the Summer, the Discovery Hall Programs offers week-long camps to middle school students. During this time, students live on campus and participate in marine related, field-based activities on Dauphin Island, allowing them to experience life on a barrier island. The program is designed to encourage students' interest in science and enhance their understanding of the marine environment.
The middle school summer camp is a fun-filled week, introducing the student to the marine environment through field activities.
- Set up a salt water aquarium
- Tour of Shell Mounds and Fort Gaines
- Marsh Trip - put out crab traps, seining, etc
- Visit Sand Island
- Maritime forest
- Trawling on R/V Alabama Discovery
- Plankton activity/ seining
- Fishing on pier/ Beach combing
- Edible lab
Students will also choose from the following activities:
- Arts and crafts
- Games in the dorm or classroom
- Seining at Sea Lab beach
For further information please contact, DHP Registrar, Sara Johnson (251) 861-2141 x 7515