Coastal Studies

Coastal Studies Summer 2024

For information and updates, please contact Ashley Gesner, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Specialist
at Summer@lloydcenter.org.

Join the Lloyd Center for an exciting summer outdoors!

Animal collection, habitat investigations, and creature observation, are just a few of the activities offered through the 2024 Summer Programs. In its 43rd 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!

Pre-registration is mandatory, and is first come, first served. To receive Member prices, participants must hold a current 2024 Family membership (or higher level).

Please contact Ashley Gesner, Education/Outreach Specialist, for more information about the programs or available scholarships, at Summer@lloydcenter.org.

 

Lloyd Center Cancellation Policy
Requests for refunds/cancellations must be made in writing to Summer@lloydcenter.org by June 12, 2024, for all Lloyd Center Summer Programs.

COASTAL ECOLOGY

9 to 12 years old

July 8 - July 12, 2024  Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Members $400   Non-members $450

Explore the coastal environment while studying the salt marsh, estuary, sandy beach, and rocky shore. Emphasis is on environmental awareness and skill development. Hands-on activities and outdoor adventures await!

NATURE'S MYSTERIES

9 to 12 years old

July 22 - July 26, 2024   Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Members $400   Non-members $450

Discover the science in nature as we investigate the world around us. Have you ever wondered how mushrooms grow, or why poison ivy makes you itchy? Are you interested in why slugs are covered in slime, or how crabs grow hard shells? We will use hands-on explorations, as well as up-close encounters, to unravel these puzzles. Join us for this unique adventure!

 

FOREST FANATICS

9 to 12 years old

July 29 - August 2, 2024   Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Members $400   Non-members $450

Come explore the Lloyd Center forest and visit some exciting local nature reserves! Learn more about the plants and animals of our woodlands and hopefully take a peek at some creatures in the natural environment. Along with daily games and hikes, we will be creating tree ID booklets using pressed leaves, performing a "Kick Studies" to view macro-invertebrates under a microscope, and following the paw prints of some of our wild neighbors!

MARINE BIOLOGY - This program is full. Please contact Ashley to be on a Waitlist.

9 to 12 years old

August 5 - August 9, 2024  Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Members $400  Non-members $450

Come explore the beautiful, dynamic, coastal and marine ecosystems of South Coast MA. Learn about amazing adaptations of sea creatures - large and small - by exploring our marsh and estuary.  This program will include exciting field trips and collecting live specimens! Discovery-oriented, hands-on marine science activities will increase your child's awareness and understanding of the living systems of our oceans and coastal marine ecology!

 

Please contact Ashley Gesner, Education/Outreach Specialist, for more information at Summer@lloydcenter.org.

Member prices apply to those holding a current 2024 Family membership (or higher level).