This camp is designed to build the following character traits:
Curiosity: Learn. Explore. Discover. the marine environment if the world's highest tides allow.
Responsibility: Develop a greater understanding of the delicate balance within the marine environment.
Huntsman welcomes homeschool students to participate in field explorations and hands-on labs focused on our local ocean habitat. Students will receive a Huntsman Marine Academy™ certificate if they complete five days during the season.
Completion of five (5) day courses by a single student within the same year will complete the entire program and recognized with a Certification of Completion issued.
Schedule: Each day course runs from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Registration begins at 9:45 am.
Numbers: There is a minimum of 5 and maximum of 12 students/program.
Topics may include:
Field Trip – Beach Exploration at Indian Point: Explore the diversity of animals that live under the rocks and seaweed when the tide goes out. Wear your rubber boots and prepare for a morning of fun searching for crabs, sea stars, urchins, and more! Meet at the Aquarium and we will travel in our own vehicles to Indian Point. Participants are welcome to come back to the Aquarium after (until 12:30pm).
Debris Free Fundy: Join us in the lab to investigate the impacts of marine debris on ocean animals.
Something’s Fishy: Dive into the watery world of Bay of Fundy fishes. We will explore adaptations through experimentation, games, and a dissection.