USC Wrigley Institute's Family Science Program on Catalina Island

Wednesday, July 31

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Catalina Island 1 Big Fisherman Cove, Avalon, CA 90704

Join scientists at USC’s Wrigley Marine Science Center on beautiful Catalina Island for a special family program centered on exploring the unique coastal habitat and contributing to Pacific coast research efforts. Learn from researchers and staff naturalists about the history, plants, and animal species present in the ‘living laboratory’ of Catalina. Snorkel in a Marine Protected Area with marine scientists, hike the trails to observe animals and native plants, and record marine mammal sightings while you kayak. With your assistance, we will help conserve and protect a valuable marine ecosystem.

  • Engage with researchers and experience a working marine lab
  • Survey our Marine Protected Area while snorkeling and kayaking
  • Build and pilot a Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle
  • Participate in research and contribute your findings
  • Observe native plants and animals in the island interior
  • Discover how USC is leading the way in island sustainability
  • Celebrate at the "Shipwrecked" theme party!!!

RELAX, UNWIND, AND LEARN ALL AT THE SAME TIME!

Available Dates:
Session I: June 24-27 ($650/person)
Session II: July 29-31 ($550/person)

*Program cost includes all equipment, activities, meals, and boat transportation to and from San Pedro. Additional cost for housing.

Need more information? Contact us!
(310) 510-0811
familyscience@usc.edu
wrigley.usc.edu/familyscience

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Conference/Symposia, Event Highlights

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

Other Location

Website

http://WRIGLEY.USC.EDU/familyscience

Cost

$550

Department
Wrigley Institute
Hashtag

#Families #Trojans #USC #Alumni

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