Marine Science at Deep Bay Marine Field Station

Last updated on
Friday, October 9th, 2015
Program Description

Educate by the seashore, play with the touch tanks, peer into the aquariums, and have lots of fun on a field day trip at the Deep Bay Marine Field Station.
Outstanding hands‐on lab programs incorporate a series of engaging and age-appropriate activities that aim to inspire curiosity, and increase understanding of our oceans. Classes are taught in the facility’s seawater teaching lab by passionate science educators and volunteers. activities begin with a guided tour of the Deep Bay Marine Station facility and aquariums.
Many programs are available year‐round but some beach and research vessel activities are subject to weather conditions and tides.
Programs are designed to meet BC curriculum learning outcomes and can be customized to meet the goals and interests of each group.

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Fees are per person and are subject to minimum group sizes. GST not included. One leader per 14 students goes free of charge for general supervision purposes.

Additional Notes

These marine-science and aquarium touch-tank programs are provided by Vancouver Island University at their Deep Bay facility and can be booked individually or in connection with Horne Lake Caves' Earth Science Program. Optional overnight accommodations, full meals and camping arrangements can all be made through the Group Coordinator at Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park.