Summer Camp 2024: June-Aug. 2024

Marine Ecology – Aug 14+15th - Daily Outdoor Adventures

  • Led by Alexandra Smith, B.S.
  • Grades 1-3
water purification 2

Marine Ecology Aug 14th + 15th

Explore the astonishing diversity of the fascinating marine life in San Francisco Bay. Search for marvelous invertebrates in tide pools, then dig for shy sand crabs on the beach. Tap into your scientific observation skills to discover what’s special about sea birds, marine mammals, and their connection to plankton and algae. As we dive into the fascinating life in the ocean, we will discover how energy originates, then transforms itself and extends itself to the entire planet we call Earth.

Daily field trips and adventures will make you experience the thrill of scientific discovery!
Campers will use MUNI to visit the Exploratorium, Ocean Beach, China Beach, and Crissy Field.

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Marine Ecology – Aug 14+15th
Alexandra Smith, B.S.

Alexandra Smith, B.S.

Led byAlexandra Smith, B.S.

Alexandra has loved the ocean ever since she was five years old, traveling with her family. This is why she decided to study Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in college, learning underwater photography, diving, and sailing. She never imagined teaching, however, until she joined the famed Catalina Island Marine Institute and had the opportunity to share her love for the ocean with curious minds.

Alexandra has participated in mosquitofish lab research, marine protected area research, and field study in Calvi, France. She holds a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from UC Santa Cruz.

Fees and Policies


  • Material fee: Surgery! and Metalsmith $35


  • Multiple Session Discount – Also applicable to siblings
    • Sign up for 2 sessions: receive a total of $50 off
    • Sign up for 3 sessions: receive a total of $105 off
    • Sign up for 4 sessions or more: $180 off or more ($45 per additional sessions)

    Discount is calculated automatically by the system.

  • Refer a family who has never attended a Celsius camp before and receive either a credit of $75 off a future camp or a refund of $30 per referral that signs up and pays for a 2024 Summer Camp. Email us with your referrals once they are committed to sign up. No cross family referrals will be accepted.

Extended Care

  • Early morning extended care from 8am to 9am
  • Afternoon extended care from 4pm up to 5:30pm.
  • Advanced payments (prior to start of camp) for early care: $85 per week. Aftercare: $125 per week.
  • Ad Hoc during the week of camp are billed at $25 per hour.
  • Pick up after 5:30pm will be charged at a rate of $2.00 per minute (no grace)
  • Extended Care is billed in one-hour increments after a 10-minute grace period.

Cancellation Policy

-Any changes (other than cancellation) to previously confirmed sessions shall be assessed a $45 fee. Transferring sessions is subject to availability.

– $250 deposit is non-refundable if you need/choose to cancel greater than four weeks prior to the start of a camp, for whatever reason you may have. The balance paid will be refunded to you.

– No refunds will be issued for cancellations made by you for any reason less than four weeks prior to the start of a camp session, however partial credits on your Celsius account are available as follows:

– More than 3 weeks’ notice prior to the start date of the session, a credit for 80% of the total price paid less the $250 non-refundable fee.

– Between 8 days and 21 days notice prior to the start of the session = 50% credit of the total price paid less the $250 non-refundable fee.

– Less than 8 days notice 20% credit less the $250 non-refundable fee for any cancellations.

Please Note: We are sorry, but there are no refunds or reductions in fees for days missed due to illness, absence, last-minute vacations/trips, change in family circumstances during camp sessions, suspension or dismissal

Minimize fees: You may change sessions to a different week for a change session fee of $45, plus any changes in the new camp price, subject to availability.

-Can’t make it all? Turn a lemon into lemonade by donating your unused session to enable a child from the Rafael House family homeless shelter to attend a camp.

We accept cash, check, e-check, and Zelle payments. For Zelle payments, please use our email address (Hello at CelsiusandBeyond dot com).
Reservations are not confirmed without payment received. Online registration and payment ensure immediate confirmation. Payments by check should be sent in within 3 days of making an online reservation or the spot will be released.


8-9 am Early Care
8:45-9:10 Drop off
9:10-11:30 Activities
11:30-12 pm Lunch
12-1 pm Recess at blacktop or Rossi Park
1-3:45 Activities
3:45-4:15 pm Pick up
4-5:30 pm Aftercare