Coastal Studies - Summer 2020

For information and updates, please contact Ashley Gesner, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Specialist at Ashley@lloydcenter.org or at 774-628-9241.

Coastal Studies programs are now open to students ages 8-12

Due to the current health crisis, our Summer Programs have been restructured in accordance with new guidelines from state and local levels.

We appreciate your patience during our time of restructure. We understand our new Summer Program structure may cause scheduling conflicts and/or concerns. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Coastal Studies program will run from 9:00 am- 2:00 pm

Participants must register for the full week: Monday - Friday

Members $275  Non-members $325

Scholarships are available; please contact Ashley Gesner, Education/Outreach Specialist, for more information at 774-628-9241 or summer@lloydcenter.org.

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

FRESHWATER WETLANDS

8 to 12 years old

July 13 – July 17,  Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

Enjoy the various ponds, marshes, and vernal pools of our local watershed in this hands-on course. We will have fun in the mud while identifying wetland plants, and searching for the animals that call these wetlands their home. Start the summer off with an adventure!

GREEN MACHINES

8 to 12 years old

July 20 – July 24, Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

Are you passionate about taking care of our planet? Come join us for a week filled with conservation fun! Hunt for nature's invaders, harness the power of wind and water, and much more! Adventures to various types of habitats, designing your own wind turbine, and composting, make this program an unforgettable learning experience for future environmental scientists. Go Green!

MARINE BIOLOGY

8 to 12 years old

July 27 - July 31, Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

Come join us as we explore the lush local estuarine and beach ecosystems! Collect live animals from the ocean while beach-combing. Observe various adaptations coastal organisms use to survive and thrive. First-hand observation of creatures and marine fun make this program a splash!

COLD BLOODED CRUSADE

8 to 12 years old

August 3 – August 7, Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

Have a cool summer with cold-blooded creatures! Join the Lloyd Center staff while we hunt for herps. Learn how snakes, turtles, and frogs stay cool in the summer heat. Get hands-on with our local reptile residents and have an adventure while we search for amphibians. Get ready to explore the wild!

FOREST EXPLORERS

8 to 12 year olds

August 10 – August 14, Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Members $275  Non-members $325

What's in the woods? Join us in investigating our 82-acres that includes maritime forest. We will learn what plants make up the forest, search for insects, seek out amphibians, listen for birds, and learn which mammals call it home. Get ready for an adventure!

Please contact Ashley Gesner, Education/Outreach Specialist, for more information at 774-628-9241 or summer@lloydcenter.org. Member prices apply to those holding a current Family (or higher level) membership.