Day Camp

Registration for summer 2023 is open!

Day Camp Overview

Camp SEA Lab is excited to offer 3 fun-filled programs for Day Camp this summer. All programs are packed full of aquatic adventures and cool marine ecology activities for ages 8-15*.

Scholarships and sibling discounts are available. Please contact us at for more information.

*ages vary by camp

2018OFO2_ (189)

Stewards of the SEA

Love the ocean?  Join us for this marine ecology, ocean conservation and science-packed week! Surf, snorkel and visit numerous habitats along the Monterey Coastline. Tour the Monterey Bay Aquarium to learn about different marine habitats and meet with a local conservation group to learn about efforts to protect the sea. Embrace your inner scientist as we do a hands-on dissection, check out plankton through microscopes, and conduct a study on sand crabs. This field-oriented experience will allow you to explore a variety of marine science careers. Campers must be able to swim.

Activities: snorkeling (1 day - gear is provided), surfing (1 day - gear is provided), tidepooling, sand crab study, plankton exploration, visit to Monterey Bay Aquarium, dissection, meeting with conservation advocates

Location: 4 day drop off at Breakwater Cove, 1 day drop off at Casa Verde Beach

Ages: 10 - 15

Cost: $600

Drop-off/Pick-up 8:30am - 3pm

2018OFO2_ (174) - Edited

Session 1

June 26 - 30

Session 2

July 24 - 28

Beach Biology and Breakers

Grab your sunscreen and get ready for a week of beach fun! Spend each day hanging out on the beach, surfing and splashing in the waves, and learning about this amazing sandy environment. Explore the unique adaptations of creatures that share our love for the ocean by observing marine mammal lifestyles from a kayak tour around the Monterey harbor and digging for critters in the swash zone. Meet local mammal experts and participate in conservation activities that show us how humans can work to protect this wonderful environment. Campers must be able to swim.

Activities: surfing basics (2 days - gear provided), kayaking, boogie boarding, sand crab studies, marine mammal games, visit from Marine Mammal Center, watershed and conservation activities

Location:  4 day drop off at Casa Verde, 1 day drop off at Del Monte Beach

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $600

Drop-off/Pick-up 8:30am - 3pm


Session 1

June 12 - 16

Session 2

July 10 - 14

Ocean Forest Odyssey

Ever wonder what mysteries lay beneath the ocean surface? Jump in and explore the underwater world first-hand with mask and snorkel, observing the diversity of life in the nearshore habitats of Monterey Bay. Then experience the soothing rhythm of life in the ocean forest as you glide over the kelp forest canopy by kayak. A visit to the tidepools will allow you to investigate the creatures that live at the edge of the sea. Plankton studies, fish printing and algae pressing will round out your study of kelp forest life. Campers must be able to swim.

Activities: snorkeling (2 days- gear is provided), kayaking, algae pressing, gyotaku, tidepooling, plankton studies, beach play, marine debris exploration, fish dissection

Location: Lover's Point, 1 day drop off at Del Monte Beach

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $600

Drop-off/Pick-up 8:30am - 3pm


Session 1

June 19 - 23

Session 2

July 3 - 7

Session 3

July 17 - 21

Session 4

July 31 - Aug 4