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Sea School Summer Camp Kicks Off

June 15, 2023
sanibel sea school campers being thrown in the air

Sanibel Sea School summer camps started this week, and there’s been no shortage of laughs or learning!

Each week over the summer, our marine science educators and counselors will be leading campers through ocean-based adventures that teach them biology, water skills, and stewardship of the environment.

kids laughing

“We are back in the swing of things here at Sanibel Sea School, with a camp full of hardworking counselors, teen helpers, and young ocean explorers,” said Sanibel Sea School Director Shannon Rivard. “It has lifted our spirits to hear the laughter and cheers each morning as campers head out to the beach.”

child holding sea shells and smiling

This week’s theme was ‘Dolphin Week — Life’s Better With Your Pod.’ Campers have been learning about dolphins’ social structure, they created a mural from materials collected on the beach, and of course took the time to surf the waves!

Wednesday evening also featured a special bayside snorkel event — a unique experience for campers to be able to explore at night. Exciting sightings included a Needlefish, giant lightning whelk, sea stars, and a large blue crab!  

kids snorkeling

Learn more about our year-round programs for children, adults, and families at


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