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Underwater Exploration Camp at the University of Rhode Island

Campers take in live feeds from the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer.  This large, deep-sea ratfish was an exciting discovery!
Campers take in live feeds from the NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer.  This large, deep-sea ratfish was an exciting discovery!

Become an ocean explorer!  Underwater exploration camp is a week-long, experiential day camp for children/teens ages 11-15.  It will take place at URI's Graduate School of Oceanography in Narragansett, RIAugust 11-15, 2014.  Camp participants will build and test a variety of oceanographic technologies, such as remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and hydrophones (underwater microphones). They will be surrounded by live feeds of video, audio, and other oceanographic data from active expeditions. Participants will also witness amazing ocean discoveries and engage with ocean scientists.

Cost per camper is $495, which includes five days of supervised, hands-on instruction, transportation between field sites, fabrication materials, and products. Campers will bring their ROVs and other builds home with them at the end of camp!

Online registration is open and spaces are available!  To register and learn about other camp details, please visit the ISC website: http://www.innerspacecenter.org/explore/camps

Questions?  Please contact Holly Morin (holly_morin@mail.uri.edu;

401-874-6414)


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