Marine Biology for Grades 3-8

Summer 2024

Marine Biology for Upper Elementary & Middle School Students

  • Current Grades 3 to 5: June 3-7, 2024
  • SOLD OUT! Current Grades 6 to 8: June 10-14, 2024 (includes overnight stay for 2 nights in La Parguera)

The focus of the program is to explore the organisms of the coastal ecosystems by participating in activities such as fish counts on the reef, seagrass survey, and biodiversity of the coastal reef systems. Youngsters will snorkel and swim throughout the week and learn about different marine conservation efforts. Directed by dynamic educator Tere Mendoza, our Marine Biology program will be an unforgettable marine science experience.

Tentative Locations:

  • Vegabajeños Impulsando Desarrollo Ambiental Sustentable (VIDAS)
  • Reserva Marina Arrecife de la Isla Verde
  • Reserva Tres Palmas at Rincón
  • Reserva Natural del Escambrón - Scuba Dogs
  • Reserva Las Cabezas de San Juan-Seven Seas Beach at Fajardo

Students must:

  • Know how to swim
  • Bring their own life jacket and snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel & fins)
  • Wear a rash guard shirt every day

2024 Pricing

  • June 3-7 Grades 3 to 5: $450
  • SOLD OUT! June 10-14 Grades 6 to 8: $795
    -Includes overnight stay for 2 nights in La Parguera, all meals during their stay, boat excursion*, daily lunch and snacks, insurance, lifeguard, and transportation
    -Overnights are Tuesday, June 13 & Wednesday, June 14 (subject to change depending on availability)

One Rashguard Included

Available Sizes:

  • S (Youth 6-8)
  • M (Youth 10-12)
  • L (Youth 14-16)
  • S (Adult)
  • M (Adult)
  • L (Adult)
  • XL (Adult)

Space is limited! First-come, first-serve basis.
*Subject to change

Register for 2024 Summer Marine Biology

Cancellation Policy for All Summer Programs

  • Written notice of cancellation is required and should be directed to
  • If cancellation is made more than 30 days before the session start date, you will receive all money paid, minus a 10% cancellation fee
  • If cancellation is made between 15-30 days before the session starts, you will receive a 50% refund
  • If cancellation is made two weeks or less before the Summer Program session starts, no refund will be issued. 
  • Refunds are not given for illness, school closures due to unforeseen natural disasters, or missed classes. 
  • Prorating is not offered for late enrollment or any other situation. 
  • Cancellations are non-transferable and not applicable to other classes or programs.

Viviana Daubón

Director of Summer Programs

Tere Mendoza
Marine Biology Coordinator

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