Weekend DHP Family Camp

Weekend DHP Family Camp

DISL - Discovery Hall Programs Event


Event Cost: $200 per participant
Event: Weekend,  two-night camp
Check-in time: 3:00 pm Friday - Check-out time: 12:00 pm Sunday
Location: Endeavour Hall, Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Pre-registration is required - Click here to register

Are you looking for an adventurous, educational experience for your entire family? Join us at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab for a DHP Family Camp! This two-night weekend program will allow families to explore Dauphin Island, Alabama and investigate its habitats, guided by one of our full-time marine educators. Activities include a trip aboard the Sea Lab’s 65-foot research vessel, learning about estuaries, exploring beaches with a scientific eye, investigating salt marshes and their importance by foot and kayak, nighttime ghost crab hunting, bird walks through the forest, and a guided tour of the Alabama Aquarium. Activities will be primarily outdoors, and enrollment will be limited to allow for social distancing. Masks will be required when indoors and when social distancing is not possible. Dorm accommodations are on-site with double-occupancy rooms. The minimum age for participation is 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Program Cost: The cost of this program is $200, per participant. Cost includes meals, lodging, and all classes/activities. The $50 registration fee is part of the program cost and is non-refundable. The remaining balance will be due at check-in.

DHP Family Camp
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Blvd
Dauphin Island, AL 36528

Email: DISLFamilyCamp@disl.edu
Fax: (251) 861-7421

 Handbooks will be e-mailed to parents. ALL forms should be completed for each participant, notarized, and submitted at check-in.

Click here to register

NOTE: DISL has implemented a number of procedures and precautions to minimize the risk of COVID19 transmission during visits to the Sea Lab.  Activities will take place primarily outdoors, groups will be limited in size, sanitizer will be available at all times, and masks will be worn when in groups and when social distancing is not possible.

The weather on Dauphin Island can be different from that in Mobile or areas farther north: only severe weather conditions result in cancellation. Cancellations due to weather will be posted on our Facebook page

DISL reserves the right to cancel the program in the event enrollment is inadequate. Noncompliance with the rules of the program results in expulsion and forfeiture of the program cost.

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