Marsh Explorers Science Camp

Register Monday, April 29th, 2019
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Marsh Explorers investigate nature through
experiments, individual projects and engaging, hands-on learning! Send your camper with healthy snacks and water everyday

  • Ages: 7-9 years
  • Days/Time: Monday - Friday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
                        Extended Care to 5:30 p.m.
  • Weekly Fees: $110 / $121 non-resident
  • Week 3* weekly Fees: $88 / $99 non-resident
  • Location: Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center,
                     569 South G street
Download Marsh Bingo (PDF) to play with your own family at the Marsh.

Marsh Explorers Science Camp Dates / Themes for 2019


  • Week 1   June 17-21      Circle of Life
    Campers investigate connections between plants, animals and insects of the Arcata Marsh system. We also explore how humans interact and impact our environment.
  • Week 3*   July 1-5          The Situation with Adaptations (No camp July 4)
    The marsh is home to many masters of survival, such as shore birds and specialized plants. Join us in learning how living in a coastal marsh is possible.
  • Week 5   July 15-19        Mustelidae-A-Day
    Spend the week weaseling around learning about different mustelid family members.
    From martens and badgers to otters, we'll have fun with these furry animals.
  • Week 8   August 5-9        Water World
    Campers witness the scientific phenomena present in the Arcata Marsh waters.
    From the ponds to the bay, there's plenty for campers to explore.

Day Camp Combo


Combine Marsh Explorers Science Camp with a morning camp for a full day of fun!
Sorry, transportation is not provided to/from Arcata Skate Park or the Marsh.

  • Camp Combo Weekly Fees: $150 / $172 non-resident
  • Week 3* Camp Combo Weekly Fees: $120 / $142 non-resident

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Please refer to the Summer Camps page for our Payment Plan details.