DMES Summer Camp

Marine Science Camp off to an ‘Acidic’ Start

Marine Science Camp off to an ‘Acidic’ Start

Its that time of year again! The Marine and Environmental Science Camp is back! The 2014 season commenced with investigations into Ocean Acidification. Each camper selected various corals and shells to determine the effects of a changing ocean [...]

Dates Announced for Marine and Environmental Science Camp 2014

Dates Announced for Marine and Environmental Science Camp 2014

This year the Marine and Environmental Science Camp will be held from July 21-July 25, 2014. We have options for both day and overnight campers! More information can be found on the Camp Website: http://camps.fit.edu/dmes/ All ages, [...]

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: Beach Day

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: Beach Day

The Marine and Environmental Science Campers ended their week with a trip to the beach! Campers met with ‘Keep Brevard Beautiful’, who taught the campers the negative impact trash as on the local beaches, especially during [...]

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: Spoil Island Day

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: Spoil Island Day

Today the Marine and Environmental Science Camp visited BC47, a spoil island located in the Indian River Lagoon. Spoil islands are man-made islands comprised of leftover material from the dredging of the Intercoastal Waterway. After several [...]

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: 1st Annual Recycle Regatta

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: 1st Annual Recycle Regatta

The Marine and Environmental Science Camp held its first annual recycle regatta. After learning about buoyancy and ship design, the campers made sailboats out of recycled material. They were given a number of materials to choose [...]

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: Plankton, Sharks, and Water Quality

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: Plankton, Sharks, and Water Quality

    The Marine and Environmental Science Camp kick started the week with a number of fun activities and lessons. The campers learned about the ecology of plankton and ways marine scientists  collect plankton. Each camper [...]

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: Benthic Communities

Marine and Environmental Science Camp: Benthic Communities

Today the Marine and Environmental Science campers explored the diversity of several marine benthic communities: seagrass beds, mangrove habits, sandy beaches, and hard substrates. They learned how to use both seine and dip nets to catch [...]

DMES Summer Camp featured on WFIT

DMES Summer Camp featured on WFIT

Dr. George Maul, department head for Marine and Environmental Systems, and Kelli Zargiel, DMES Summer Camp Director, were recently guests on WFIT’s Coastal Connection with Terri Wright. To hear their interview and learn about some of [...]

Marine and Environmental Science Camp

Marine and Environmental Science Camp

Registration is open for our annual Marine and Environmental Science Camp! This year the summer camp will be held from Monday July 8th to Friday July 12th.  The camp runs from 9:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m.There is [...]