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Taking learning outdoors

Join us for a week of Marine Science camp in the morning, and exploring around the harbor in the afternoon.


This week long morning camp includes whale watches, off campus field trips, exploring the creatures of our harbor.

Journey to the Ocean AM class completes Fish and Wildlife merit badge.

Ages 11-17

Weeks of July 10 - August 11

8:30 - 12:00



About Journey to the Ocean Summer:

JTO Summer Schedule

Each day a new way to explore the creatures of the sea! 

Monday: Trip to Back Bay Science Center

Tuesday: Open ocean data collecting with researchers from Orange Coast College

Wednesday*: Field trip to Orange Coast College's aquarium

Thursday**: Whale watch with Davey's locker

Friday: Fish dissection and harbor animal search

*Wednesday will require parent offsite drop off/pick up at OCC*

**Thursday will require parent offsite drop off on Balboa Island**

​Running 3 weeks of 2023:

  • Week 5: July 10th - July 14th

  • Week 6: July 17th - July 21st

  • Week 9: August 7th - August 11th

Paddle Sport Aquatics PM

Made as an addition to JTO Summer Camp!

This add-on camp Paddle Sport Aquatics PM calls you to a full week of on-the-water fun. This camp features canoeing or kayaking and an introduction to stand up paddle boarding.

By the end of the week, campers will complete the Canoeing or Kayaking merit badge requirements.

Campers must pass the swim test on the first day.

This camp was designed to be a perfect fit to explore the harbor after finishing up with a morning of marine science!!


For Questions and additional information, please contact:

Laura Minor


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