Gulf Island Journey

For rising 7th-9th grades
Dates: May 31-June 5, June 21-26, July 12-17, and July 19-24, 2020
Program Cost: $550 (more details below)

Application forms available February 3, 2020

Sample Schedule

This week-long residential camp is geared toward rising 7th through 9th graders. Campers will have fun exploring areas of Dauphin Island, Mobile Bay, Mississippi Sound, and the northern Gulf of Mexico learning about the animals, habitats, and issues confronting the Alabama coast and the world’s oceans. With the guidance of our experienced marine science educators, the campers will learn about our oceans through a variety of hands-on and in-the-field activities.  Explore Mobile Bay aboard the R/V Alabama Discovery, seine for fish, dissect a shark, see plankton up close, visit Sand Island, and enjoy the island’s famous snow cones! Campers return year after year for this unique experience.

Program Cost: The cost of this program is $550 and includes tuition, room, meals, and lab fees. The $50 registration fee is part of the program cost and is non-refundable. The next payment of $100 is due when the camp release forms are returned. A balance of $400 is due at check-in. The second tuition payment of $100 may be returned if notice of withdrawal is communicated to the DHP Registrar (in writing) at least seven days prior to the first day of camp. 

Please print out the registration form and mail with the $50 registration fee to:
     Gulf Island Journey
     Dauphin Island Sea Lab
     101 Bienville Blvd
     Dauphin Island, AL 36528
 
Email to: DHPSummer@disl.org  
Fax to: (251)861-7421

Application Deadline: Class is limited to 30 participants. Please return this form, with a $50 non-refundable registration fee, to hold your child’s space in this program. All checks should be made payable to Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

Student handbooks will be e-mailed to parents after May 1, 2020. ALL forms located in the student handbook (5 total) should be mailed in with your $100 tuition payment by the date indicated in the handbook email. 
 
NOTE: The Dauphin Island Sea Lab reserves the right to cancel the program in the event enrollment is inadequate. Noncompliance with the rules of the program results in expulsion and forfeiture of the program cost.