Journey to the Ocean - Half Day - AM (Ages 11-17)
Journey to the Ocean Half Day Morning Session!
AM - Marine/Wildlife Science - Open to Scouts and non-Scouts.
AM SESSION: Participants will complete all the requirements for Fish and Wildlife merit badge, dissect fish, go on a harbor birding scavenger hunt and learn to study the animals in their own backyards. There are problems that threaten our natural resources, participants will explore and learn ways to become good stewards of our environment. Students will learn how to conduct research on marine mammals such as dolphins and sea lions and collect data that will be used for research for Orange Coast College’s marine mammal study. This class has 2 off-campus field trips. One will meet at Balboa Island to go on a whale watch with Davy’s Locker. The other field trip will meet at Orange Coast College for an aquarium and aquaponics tour and will work with ocean monitoring equipment.
*IMPORTANT NOTE: The field trip to Orange Coast College takes place on Wednesdays and requires parent transportation.
Each session runs from 8:30AM to 12:00PM Monday - Friday.
- Week 5: July 10th - 14th
- Week 6: July 17th - 21st
- Week 7: July 24th - 28th
- Week 8: July 31st - August 4th
Please remember to check the attachments for additional details before your class begins.
BSA Health Form AB is required and must be turned in at check-in.