Coastal Waters Art & Science Camp

June 7, 2015 – June 13, 2015 all-day
DeFelice Marine Center
8124 Louisiana 56
Chauvin, LA 70344
$225/Student *Scholarships maybe available to students that qualify or demonstrate a need.

Coastal Waters Art & Science Camp
June 7-13, 2015
DeFelice Marine Center, Cocodrie, LA
for students in grades 8-12

Contact: Murt Conover; or (985) 851-2860
Cost: $225/Student

This summer art and science camp experience is designed to give students who want to learn more
about coastal wetland science and art a unique opportunity to explore both disciplines. Each
student will participate in science-based exploration of our coastal marshes through field trips to
the coastal areas surrounding the DeFelice Marine Center. Students will also approach the
experiences as artists and use the marshes as inspiration for art projects they will complete during
No experience needed… only a willing mind!
Camp Highlights (included in camp cost):

  • Hands-on science activities in the marsh
  • Trips aboard research vessels and paddling trips
  • Training in wetland science and art with professional scientists and artists
  •  Meals and lodging at the DeFelice Marine Center provided

Spaces Available: 10 total*
*only students in grades 8‐12 will be considered.
Application Deadline: May 16, 2015
Application Information: Interested students must submit the following application materials:

  •  a completed application form (provided on the back)
  •  a 1 page essay on their interest in either wetland science or art
  •  1 current teacher recommendation

Application: Art&Sci_Camp

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