Summer Camps 2024

Science Summer Day Camps

Science Summer Day Camps

Registration Opens Monday, March 4 at 9 a.m.

Entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade in fall 2024

All About Plankton
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Campers will learn about and identify different types of plankton, make their own plankton collection devices, and view their plankton under a microscope.  Campers will also design their own plankton to “race” in this fun day camp!

Cost: $65 per day

July 9 Registration


Dive into DNA
Thursday, July 11, 2024 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Campers will learn about DNA and investigate specific DNA sequences that code for inherited traits.  Campers will build their own DNA models, and will extract DNA from a strawberry in this fun day camp!

Cost: $65 per day

July 11 Registration

Max 12 campers daily. The Science Summer Day Camp curriculum is appropriate for the grade levels on each date. For questions, please contact abiedenbach@whitney.ufl.edu.

Sea Turtle Summer Camp

Sea Turtle Summer Camp

Registration Opens Monday, March 4 at 9 a.m.

Students entering 4th or 5th grade fall 2024 will learn about sea turtle biology and conservation and have the opportunity to interact with sea turtles.  

Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $275.00

June 10-13, 2024

June 10-13 Registration

June 17-20, 2024

June 17-20 Registration

Max 12 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.