Summer Camps 2021

Whitney camp instructors and participants will follow current CDC COVID-19 guidelines during all summer education programs, including mask wearing and social distancing as needed.


Fun with Plankton Summer Day Camp

Fun with Plankton Summer Day Camp

Students entering 5th, 6th or 7th grade in fall 2021 will experience the fun of science learning and discovery with plankton! Campers will build their own plankton net, collect plankton from the estuary, and learn to view and identify them under a binocular microscope. Campers will also collect various organisms off the boat dock that are considered plankton in their larval stage. Campers will finish the day camp with a better understanding of plankton and the estuary ecosystem, and more inspiration to stay engaged in science!

June 8, 2021 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
June 9, 2021 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
June 10, 2021 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost: $65.00 per day

Max 8 campers daily. The Fun with Plankton Day Camp curriculum is the same for each date. It is recommended campers should sign up for one date only.For questions, please contact abiedenbach@whitney.ufl.edu.

Register June 8

Register June 9

Register June 10

Sea Turtle Summer Camp

Sea Turtle Summer Camp

Students entering 4th or 5th grade fall 2021 will learn about sea turtle biology and conservation and have the opportunity to interact with sea turtles.  

Monday - Thurday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
June 14-17. 2021
June 21-24, 2021
Cost: $275.00

Max 8 campers. Camp fee includes Sea Turtle Hospital tour, instruction, presentations, field & lab activities, and a Whitney Lab Sea Turtle Hospital T-shirt.

For questions, please contact abiedenbach@whitney.ufl.edu.

*Sea Turtle Summer Camps are now full*