Junior Marine Biology: Level I



  • July 8th – 9th
  • Day program, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Wolfville/Smiley’s Provincial Park
  • Drop-off/pick-up times and locations to be determined
  • 10 seats
  • Pay-what-you-can


  • We’ll get hands-on with lobsters, learning about their anatomy, behaviour, and how they’re managed in the Maritimes provinces
  • We’ll learn how to use coding to study scientific data collected from our lobsters
  • We’ll assist local female biologists with their American eel conservation field work, and learn about their their incredible and mysterious biology
  • We’ll learn about water quality monitoring, take our own samples, and look at microscopic organisms under a microscope
  • We’ll learn how to snorkel to survey underwater habitats at Smiley’s Provincial Park
  • We’ll learn about marine pollution and how to live more sustainably
  • We’ll learn about careers in marine biology and what it’s like to study marine biology at college and university

COVID-19 Disclaimer

We are currently preparing multiple delivery options for our Summer 2021 programs, contingent on provincial COVID-19 Safety Guidelines. If necessary, this program may be adapted to a hybrid format (online + in-person component) OR be fully online. We will try our best to adapt listed activities for an online environment, but activities may be subject to change. If this program is adapted to a fully online format, participants will be sent program kits in the mail.

Read Terranaut Club’s current COVID-19 Safety Measures.

Who Can Apply

Girls and under-represented genders aged 9 – 12 who reside in Nova Scotia. Participants from New Brunswick and PEI are welcome to apply to be placed on our waitlist, should we be able to welcome girls+ from out-of-province this year.

How To Apply

Participants must be nominated by an adult that knows them well (parents included) by Tuesday, June 8th.

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