Oct. 8, 2021
Catalina Island Marine Institute
1046 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, California, 90802
Release Date September 8th
Originally built as a private boarding school in 1929, Toyon Bay boasts an ideal combination of attributes for the educational camp experience. The campus incorporates comfortable dormitory accommodations; fantastic indoor and outdoor dining facilities; modern, state-of-the-art laboratories, aquariums, classrooms and display areas with the untouched natural beauty of Catalina Island's land and sea environments.
Our 3-day field trips offer many activities; marine labs, shark. ray, and invertebrate touch tanks, plus algae, plankton, fish, and terrestrial labs among others.
Our evening programs include night snorkeling, astronomy hike, and squid dissection, to name just a few.
By focusing on hands-on experiential science, and utilizing our state of the art labs and equipment, we strive to increase science literacy. Our expert instructors use the natural land and sea environments of beautiful Catalina Island to stimulate minds, and most importantly, to create excitement about science.