Ocean Camps

March 15-19

Next session: Summer. More information coming soon!

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OCEAN CAMP: FROM SCREEN TO SEA (GRADES 1-5)

Ocean Camp: From Screen to Sea is a hybrid program that combines engaging virtual programming with an in-person private snorkel trip.  Each weeklong session explores a unique, ocean-related theme, and is thoughtfully designed to include daily science lessons, team-building games and activities, expressive crafts, and nature-based inquiry.

The virtual portion of the program includes 1.5-2 hours of daily live online engagement and educational activities via a password-protected online visual communication platform that encourages group participation.

The once weekly in-person private snorkel trip will take place onboard a PacWhale Eco-Adventures vessel and will adhere to state- and CDC-mandated guidelines to ensure the health and well-being of all guests and vessels staff. One adult is invited to attend the snorkel trip with each camper at no additional cost, as well as an additional adult at a discounted rate.

Participants will also be provided with optional daily science and craft activities that can be completed offline, independently or with the enjoyment of others, and often outdoors.  

Each session accommodates a maximum of 15 campers, so reserve your keiki’s spot today!

SCHEDULE: Spring Break

  • Monday – Thursday: live online engagement from 9:00 am to 10:30/11:00 am
  • Friday: 3-hour private snorkel trip departing out of Ma’alaea Harbor at 12:30 pm (check-in time is 11:45 am at PacWhale’s Ma’alaea Ocean Store)

PRICING: Spring Break

Camper (grades 1-5):  $100 per week ($80 for PWF members)

  • Price includes 4 days of virtual programming, plus snorkel trip for camper and one accompanying adult.
  • Program costs have been generously subsidized by Pacific Whale Foundation Members and donors.

 

Additional Adult: $20 ($16 for PWF members)

  • Each camper may invite one additional adult on the snorkel trip.

SESSION INFORMATION: Spring Break

VIRTUAL OCEAN CAMP (GRADES 1-5)

Each weeklong session of Virtual Ocean Camp explores a unique, ocean-related theme, and is thoughtfully designed to include daily science lessons, team-building games and activities, expressive crafts, and nature-based inquiry. The program includes 1.5-2 hours of daily live online engagement and educational activities via a password-protected online visual communication platform that encourages group participation. Campers will also be provided with optional daily science and craft activities that can be completed offline, independently or with the enjoyment of others, and often outdoors.  

Each session accommodates a maximum of 15 campers, so reserve your keiki’s spot today!

SCHEDULE:

No upcoming sessions scheduled. Join our mailing list or check back for future session information.

PRICING:

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SESSION INFORMATION:

No upcoming sessions scheduled. Join our mailing list or check back for future session information.

OCEAN CAMP STAFF

Ocean Camp is led by our experienced and enthusiastic marine education staff, all of whom are college graduates, over 21 years of age, and First Aid/CPR certified.  All water activities are supervised by lifeguard certified staff.  Additional adult volunteers provide support for off-site field trips, maintaining an adult to camper ratio of 1:8 or better.  All staff and volunteers must be cleared by background checks.  When out of the classroom, staff have parent contact information, first aid supplies, and a dedicated Ocean Camp cell phone with them.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Need-based financial assistance for Ocean Camp programs may be available for individual campers through our Scholarships for Keiki Programs.  To apply, please download this application.  Return completed form to:

Pacific Whale Foundation
300 Ma’alaea Road, Suite 211
Wailuku, HI 96793

For further assistance, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at (808) 856-8341.

To support our Keiki Programs including Ocean Camp scholarships, please click here.

Hawaii Visitor Update

Aloha, We Are Open!  Our PacWhale Eco-Adventures are open for booking as we welcome visitors back to Maui.  Quarantine restrictions were lifted on Oct. 15th for those following the state’s pre-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements.

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