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Acadia Institute of Oceanography (AIO)

Where Young People Explore the Exciting World of Marine Science

AIO introduces young people to the exciting world of marine science through a unique hands-on curriculum that combines biological, physical and chemical oceanography with field, classroom, offshore, and laboratory work. As you will learn, we’re not your typical summer camp!

Five Great Programs

Marine Science Camps

AIO offers 3 summer programs in Maine (Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced sessions). Two winter programs in Florida and Belize are offered to students who have successfully completed a summer program.

Introductory Program

Ages 10 – 12

Intermediate Program

Ages 12 – 15

Advanced Program

Ages 15 – 19

Florida Program

Ages 14 – 19, Alumni

Tropical Program

Ages 15 – 19, Alumni