The Whale Camp

Cheyney, PA

Overview

The Whale Camp's marine scinece program has had an exceptional experiential impact on hundreds of students ages ten to seventeen.  We're located on the Bay of Fundy between Maine and Nova Scotia, an area famous for having the highest tides in the world--it's a marine scientists dream location.

The Whale Camp's hands-on programming and vibrantly personal experiences brings students face-to-face to study whales, porpoises, seals, puffins and numerous other marine and avian species in their own natural habitat.  These experiences have proven to be both life-affirming and life-changing, igniting and inspiring a passionate curiosity to learn more about our ocean's and planet's life processes.

Board our 65-foot sailboat for unmatched examinations of marine life. Help collect data to document whale distribution, feeding and behavioral patterns. Gain hands-on experience using onboard marine biology equipment. Unveil the powerful and endangered processes of life in the sea. Explore beaches, coastal trails and fishing villages. Investigate life in the tidal pools and bogs. While some programs teach you about marine biology with lots of time in a classroom, we take you out to sea three days each week to directly encounter the whales and other marine life for the best marine science experience. This is why the Whale Camp is the place where inspiration, exploration and discovery abound. This is why, of all marine biology camps and marine science programs, the Whale Camp is the best experience.

Cost and Session Information

Dates & Prices 2017

One Week Session ($1395)

  • Basic Fundy Ecology 1: June 25 - July 1
  • Basic Fundy Ecology 2: July 2 - July 8
  • Basic Fundy Ecology 3: July 9 - July 15
  • Basic Fundy Ecology 4: July 16 - July 22
  • Basic Fundy Ecology 5: July 23 - July 29
  • Basic Fundy Ecology 6: July 30 - August 5
  • Basic Fundy Ecology 7: August 6 - August 12
  • Basic Fundy Ecology 8: August 13 - August 19
  • Basic Fundy Ecology 9: August 20 - August 26

Two Week Session ($2790)

  • Intermediate Fundy Ecology 1: June 25 -July 8
  • Intermediate Fundy Ecology 2: July 2 - July 15
  • Intermediate Fundy Ecology 3: July 9 - July 22
  • Intermediate Fundy Ecology 4: July16 - July 29
  • Intermediate Fundy Ecology 5: July 23 - August 5
  • Intermediate Fundy Ecology 6: July 30 - August 12
  • Intermediate Fundy Ecology 7: August 6 - August 19
  • Intermediate Fundy Ecology 8: August 13 - August 26

Three Week Session ($4185)

  • Full Fundy Ecology 1: June 25 - July 15
  • Full Fundy Ecology 2: July 2 - July 22
  • Full Fundy Ecology 3: July 9 - July 29
  • Full Fundy Ecology 4: July 16 - August 5
  • Full Fundy Ecology 5: July 23 - August 12
  • Full Fundy Ecology 6: July 30 - August 19
  • Full Fundy Ecology 7: August 6 - August 26

Three Week Session "Ecology of the Bay of Fundy" 3 College Credit Course ($4695)

  • July 16 - August 5

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