Coastal Studies 2018

coastal-studies-application-buttonFor students entering grades 3-8

Join the Lloyd Center for an exciting summer outdoors! Animal collection, habitat investigations, and fishing are just a few of the activities offered through the 2018 Summer Programs. In its 37th season, the Lloyd Center’s Summer Programs are designed to give motivated students an opportunity to explore different aspects of environmental science.

All sessions include field study, laboratory work, and fun!

Scholarships are available; please contact Ashley Gesner, Education/Outreach Specialist, for more information at 508-990-0505 x14 or ashley@lloydcenter.org.

Member prices apply to those holding a current Family (or higher level) membership.

EUREKA!

4th – 6th Grades

July 9th – July 13th 

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Members $375   Non-members $425

Play with science!? Participate in experiments that are as much fun as they are educational. Discover the secrets of magnetism. Learn to make a bizarre substance called “oobleck”.  Become a mad scientist and uncover the science in the world around you!

FRESHWATER WETLANDS  This program is full.

3rd – 5th Grades

July 23rd – July 27th

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Members $325   Non-members $375

Come get wet and muddy as we explore the area’s ponds, marshes and vernal pools. Wading into these unique environments, you will discover fascinating plants and cool critters. This is a hands-on adventure as we collect and observe creatures of these important habitats!

MARINE BIOLOGY 

6th – 8th Grades
 
August 6th – August 10th 
 
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
 
Members $325    Non-members $375
 
Come join us as we explore the lush local estuarine and beach ecosystems! Collect live animals from the ocean while beachcombing. Observe various adaptations coastal organisms use to survive and thrive. First-hand observation of creatures and marine fun make this program great!

TIDAL SURGE: THE OCEAN AND CLIMATE CHANGE

3rd – 5th Grades

August 13th – August 17th

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Members $300   Non-members $350

Passionate about the ocean and its creatures? Join us for a saltwater-drenched week of field trips, animal encounters, experiments, and more. Discover the ways in which climate change can affect local coastal habitats… and become part of the solution!

Please contact Ashley Gesner, Education/Outreach Specialist, for more information at 508-990-0505 x14 or ashley@lloydcenter.org.

Member prices apply to those holding a current Family (or higher level) membership.