Exploring plankton with microscopes

Become a marine scientist for a day in our STEM Explorations: Microscopic Mysteries

If you’ve ever been curious about what microscopic critters are living in Mission Bay, then you should become a marine scientist for a day in our STEM Explorations: Microscopic Mysteries activity on Sunday, October 20th from 9:00am-11:30am. In this fun and educational program students will collect and get a face to face with planktonic organisms that, though small, have a BIG impact on our entire planet!

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ROV Design Challenge

Explore beneath the surface in our ROV Design Challenge

The ocean covers around 70% of the Earth’s surface but remains largely unexplored, leaving humans to dream about what might be hidden within its depths. However, with new technology, the aid of bright young minds, and human ingenuity we are coming even closer to discovering what lies beneath the surface. The Mission Bay Aquatic Center invites kids to participate in our STEM Explorations: ROV Design Challenge on Saturday, November 9th where they can practice the concepts that scientists confront to explore our underwater world.

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Watershed model

Celebrate Coastal Clean Up Day at MBAC with STEM Explorations!

The Mission Bay Aquatic Center invites students between the ages of 6-17 to take part in a special STEM Explorations- The Ocean, Clean Water and YOU event in honor of Coastal Cleanup Day on September 21st from 9:00am to 11:30am. This program provides a unique opportunity for students to explore human’s important relationship with the ocean through hands-on, interactive activities that inspire stewardship and empower students to facilitate real change in their community.  

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Still room for camp fun this summer!

While many of our popular camps and weeks have been filling up, there are still plenty of spots left to enjoy camp this summer. From marine science to our special Keelboat-based Performance Sailing Camp, there’s sure to be the perfect opportunity for your camper to enjoy camp before the end of the summer season!

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Training for an amazing camp season

It’s that time of year again!  MBAC staff has been hustlin’ and bustlin’ preparing for the start of the camp season!  While we love having fun, safety always comes first, which is why all of our instructors and camp counselors go through extensive training in order to ensure that campers have the safest and highest quality experiences possible.  

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