Marine Biology Camp Inc. is based in South Florida and is run through various cities and schools. The camp director, Gerard Loisel, has been teaching marine biology to students of all ages for the past 41 years. For the last 26 years, he's been teaching marine biology and oceanography at Nova Southeastern University where he was the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teacher of the Year for 2008-2009. Loisel was also the host of the PBS television series "Marine Aquarium World".
The camps run throughout the summer and during spring and winter breaks. Children attending the camp get to study a sea grass community, explore the intertidal zone, participate in a sea turtle nest relocation program (summer only), study dangerous marine animals, learn how to tag fish for scientific research, and much more. Field trips include visits to Bill Baggs State Park and the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science on Virginia Key. Each camp session is 5 days long and is open to children 8 to 14 years old. The fees are set by each individual city or school and vary based on which city is hosting the camp. One day camps, private camps, school visits, and after school programs are also available. Below are the dates for upcoming camps along with the phone number to call for registration :
April 10 -14, 2017 Key Biscayne 305-365-8900
April 17 - 21, 2017 Key Biscayne 305-361-5080
June 12 - 16, 2017 Key Biscayne 305-365-8900
June 22, 2017 Islamorada 305-361-5301
July 10 - 14, 2017 Key Biscayne 305-365-8900
July17 - 21, 2017 Key Biscayne 305-365-8900
July 24 - 28, 2017 Miami Beach 305-534-4616
July 31 - August 4, 2017 Key Biscayne 305-365-8900
August 7 - 11, 2017 Miami Beach 305-361-5301
August 14 - 18, 2017 Key Biscayne 305-365-8900
See Page 3 for information regarding our Marine Biology Camp in Hawaii.
For addition information please call 305-361-5301 or E-mail us at marinebiologycamp@hotmail
Gerard Loisel's Marine Biology Camp is now on Facebook
All Photos on Pages 1, 2, 3, and 4 were taken by Christina Loisel.
RANGER BILL SHOWS CAMPERS A LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE EGG