2015 Summer Science School

Summer Science School at Waquoit Bay Reserve.

A series of week-long learning adventures introduces kids and teens to coastal ecology while having fun and fostering new friendships. (Print full brochure)

Bayside Buddies – Half day sessions for students entering grades 2-3 (fall 2015). Children will get wet, muddy and inspired while exploring the habitats and wildlife around Waquoit Bay through games, crafts and scientific investigations. (Cost $165/week)

July 6 – 10, 2015 (9:00AM – 12:00PM) – Register
July 6-10, 2015 (1:00PM – 4:00PM) – Register
August 3-7, 2015 (9:00AM – 12:00PM) – Register

Estuary Adventures – Full day sessions for students entering grades 4-6 (fall 2015). Young scientists in the program will explore Waquoit Bay using a variety of equipment, from crab traps to salinity meters to sample the marshes, creeks and bay, discovering an ocean of adventure along the way. (Cost $275/week)

June 29- July 3, 2015 (9:00AM – 3:00PM) -This session is full

July 13-17, 2015 (9:00AM – 3:00PM) –   This session is full

TIDAL Quest: Teens Investigating Diversity of Aquatic Life – Full day session for students entering grads 9-12 (fall 2015). Do you love science, technology, and figuring things out? Join a small group of students to discover the latest technologies used locally to study climate change, sea level rise, monitor wildlife, examine plant communities.
(Cost $275/week)

July 20-24, 2015 – Register

Women in Science – Full day session for girls entering grades 7-9 (fall 2015). Young women will receive inspiration and support as they meet women scientist who will describe their career paths and projects.  Students will conduct field research, hands-on activities, and use a variety of instruments and technologies to gather and record data from marshes, forests and waters of Waquoit Bay. (Cost $275/week)

July 27-31, 2015 (9:00AM – 3:00PM) –This session is full, to be added to a wait list please email waquoitbayscienceschool@gmail.com.

Eco-Design WorkshopRenewable Energy Program. Full day session  for students entering grades 6-8 (fall 2015). Students will design and create exciting take-home projects using the engineering design process in the classroom and lab and a variety of habitats.  This session will draw on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to build, test, and redesign their projects.  (Cost $275)

August 10-14, 2015 (9:00AM – 3:00PM) – Register

For more information or questions:    email: waquoitbayscienceschool@gmail.com                                                                                    or call: (508) 289-1850

New 2015 – online payment through PayPal preferred.  If you choose to print an invoice, your registration will be confirmed once payment is received.