Marine Biology: Life at Sea


Marine Biology: Life at Sea  REGISTRATION CLOSED

Bowling Green State University     

June 24-29, 2018

BGSU has one of the few marine biology and aquatic science programs in the Midwest. The BGSU Marine Biology: Life and Sea Camp is for students who will be in 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the fall of 2018.

This camp engages participants in understanding marine ecology by working closely with the University's extensive collection of saltwater specimen. Students will also engage in research projects in the laboratory and on aquatic research vessels on Lake Erie. Trips to the Stone Lab facility on South Bass Island and behind the scenes at the Aquatic Center at the Toledo Zoo will serve as culminating experiences for the week.

Students Will:

  • Monitor and care for one of the tanks in the marine lab

  • Conduct observations , explore streams and analyze the ecosystem

  • Dissect samples of marine life and create/design their own experiments

  • Explore campus and experience what residential college campus experience might is like

  • Participate in team building activities, games and recreational events at places like the Student Recreation Center and Planetarium. 

The BGSU Marine Biology: Life and Sea Camp is for students who will be in 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the Fall of 2018. 

The registration fee includes all meals, lodging and transportation around camp as well as camp materials. The cost per youth is $745 and includes overnight lodging in one of the BGSU residence halls. Payment plan available ( 1st & 2nd payments of $250 and a final payment of $245)

This camp is a residential camp. Students are expected to stay on campus in an assigned room while participating in the camp.

Camp check-in begins on Sunday, June 24, and ends on Friday, June 29. 

Application Materials include:                                                                                                   REGISTRATION CLOSED

  • Response to application questions
  • Optional Letter of Reference
  • Optional 1-Page Cover Letter 

Apply online or send application packet to:

Summer Academic Programs
Bowling Green State University
104 University Hall
Bowling Green, OH 43403
ATTN: BGSU Marine Biology: Life at Sea Camp

Cancellation Policy:

  • An applicant may cancel or withdraw their application at any time.
  • Once selected and payment has been submitted, there is a 14-day cancellation policy.
  • After 14 days, no refunds will be given.
  • Payment is due by May 30th.

Selection process is based on:

  • Youth meeting correct age requirement
  • Fully completed application
  • Responses to short-answer questions

Selected applicants will be  via email with camp details, forms and payment information.