UF/IFAS Going Coastal Spring Break Camp

UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, Florida Sea Grant: Going Coastal Spring Break Camp

This spring break camp at Weedon Island Preserve is a three-day, marine science-themed camp for students 7 to 11 years of age. Taught by UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant Agent Libby Carnahan, the camp offers a fun balance of educational and recreational activities to engage and challenge your student! The camp will run Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00am-4:00pm. Registration for the camp is first-come, first-serve.

Lessons and Activities will include:

Coastal habitat hike
Guided canoe paddle
Saltwater fish seining and invertebrate dip-netting
Ethical fishing on the Weedon Pier
Daily art activity
Teambuilding

This program was designed to be in line with the Ohio State University’s spring break as mentors from the OSU Buck-I-SERV program will volunteer as teaching assistants for the camp. UF/IFAS and OSU have a 7-year relationship of working together to provide marine science opportunities for youth. This will be our 2nd spring break camp, launching off the success of last year’s program!

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