Dive into a fun-filled summer of ocean adventures!

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REEF Ocean Explorers Single-Day Summer Camps will immerse campers in an ocean of learning and fun! Explorers will be exposed to the natural world of the Florida Keys and all of its amazing creatures during weekly programs filled with creative activities and adventures. Summer single-day camps will include snorkeling, kayaking, science-based activities, special visits, and other outdoor adventures!

Summer Single-Day Camp sessions are held on recurring Wednesdays, 9am - 3pm. Each session is hosted at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park located in Key Largo, Florida. Sessions are open to children ages 7-13. 


2022 Summer Single-Day Camp Dates: 

June 8 - Fun in the Florida Keys - $60

We're starting off the summer by learning about all the amazing things the Florida Keys have to offer! Explorers are sure to have an exciting first day. 

June 15 - Wetland Wonders - $60

From alligators and fish to birds and manatees, there is a wide array of species that can be seen in a diverse wetland habitat. We'll explore mangroves and seagrass, the most extensive wetland systems found in the Keys, and test our critter knowledge. 

June 22 - Life Under the Sea (includes snorkel trip by boat to the coral reef) - $110

Dive under the water's surface and learn about the largest habitat in the world - the ocean! We'll learn all about the different animals that call the ocean home, and in the afternoon we'll take a snorkel trip to see them in their natural habitat. 

June 29 - Top of the Food Chain - $60 

What makes the perfect predator? Find out what special adaptations Florida's native predators have to help them survive, and discover what effects non-native predators are having on the Florida Keys. 

July 6 - Walk on the Wild Side - $60 

Discover all the relationships between humans and nature, and learn just what it takes to be a steward for the environment. We will spend the day learning how to protect our oceans and take steps to help in conservation science! 

July 13 - no camp


July 20 - Adaptation Adventures - $60 

Have you ever wondered why some fish can walk on land? Or how an octopus can change colors so quickly? Come along and learn why animals behave the way they do, and how each of their environments is perfect for their unique adaptations!

July 27 - Out of This World - $60

We're diving deeper to explore the mesmerizing and bizarre world of the deep sea! Learn all about these dark ocean waters and the sea creatures that hang out below the sunlight. 

August 3 - Mangrove Mania (includes kayak trip through the mangroves) - $90 

Mangrove forests are one of the most unique and important ecosystems in the Florida Keys. Learn about the three species of mangroves we have in Florida and travel around winding mangrove trails by kayak! 

All Session Pass - $500

Join us for all eight sessions of 2022 Explorers Single-Day Summer Camps at a special discounted rate ($60 savings)


For more information, please read our Camp Policies & Procedures, Parent Information, and FAQ page. To register, click here! If you have any questions or concerns please email explorers@REEF.org or call our office at 305-852-0030.