ECOGIG announces new Ocean Discovery Camp for summer 2016

ECOGIG announces new Ocean Discovery Camp for summer 2016

February 11, 2016

Looking for a fun, exciting and educational camp for summer 2016? Sign up for the Ocean Discovery Camp this summer and experience a unique hands-on approach to marine science and ocean conservation issues. Each day has a different ocean-related theme and is filled with aquatic fun designed to promote scientific literacy and understanding of the role that healthy oceans play in conservation. Campers will learn about the technology and tools used in marine science research and experience the thrill of scientific discovery through hands-on on exploration, projects and crafts. This camp is a partnership between Double Helix STEAM School, ECOGIG and GIZMO.

Two camp sessions are available:
Session 1: June 6-10, 2016, 9am – 3pm*
Session 2: June 20-24, 2016, 9am – 3pm*
*Extended day (until 5pm) and 8:30am morning drop-off available
Please note that camp sessions will be identical, thus we recommend against signing your child up for both weeks.

Camp session: $150
Extended day (3-5pm): +$30
Full and partial scholarships available. Additional information will be required on the camp application form if applying for a scholarship.

Registration open now through April 15, 2016. Register on-line or by mail.

Payment accepted on-line or by check (made out to Double Helix STEAM School), and is due by May 7th, 2016. Acceptance and/or scholarship notification is April 30, 2016. Final payment is due by May 7th, 2016.

Campers entering grades 4-9

Double Helix STEAM School (285 Tallassee Rd., Athens, GA 30606)

Important dates:
Application deadline: April 15th, 2016
Acceptance/scholarship notification: April 30th, 2016
Payment due: May 7th, 2016

Please contact Emily Davenport (; 706-542-5863)

Register on-line or download form (
and mail to:
Emily Davenport
Department of Marine Sciences, UGA
325 Sanford Drive, rm. 234
Athens GA 30602


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