UTD Journal Volume 1, Issue 3, May 2013 - Page 9

KIDS ? ARE YOU BETWEEN 10 AND 18 YEARS OLD ?

KIDS ? ARE YOU BETWEEN 10 AND 18 YEARS OLD ?

Then it ’ s time for a new marine science adventure that blows snorkeling right out of the water !
Join one of San Diego UTD ’ s newest Marine Science Camps . Spend three days learning about and making photos in our beautiful backyard : the Pacific Ocean .
You and your friends will see dozens of organisms living in our diverse coastal waters . You will search for their underwater habitats and photograph as many species as you can .
You will learn how to use ZUBA to do your underwater exploration . You will be breathing underwater while you make your photographs .
Day 1 : Meet at UTD headquarters . Review the course book and quizzes then hop in our on-site heated pool and learn to dive . After lunch you ’ ll start to become a new marine scientist . You ’ ll learn to spot over thirty common fish and their Southern California Coastal habitats . You will also get to practice with the cameras .
Day 2 : Meet at La Jolla Cove or Shores . Explore the intertidal zone – that ’ s the shoreline – and all the different marine life that has adapted to live in this harsh environment . To ensure safety we will also talk about the rocky reefs , rip currents and the tides . After gearing up we will wade into the water with regulators in mouths and the photographic scavenger hunt begins ! You will dive and make photos of as many fish as you can find .
Day 3 : At La Jolla it ’ s back into the water to practice our new found identification skills , photography and superb ZUBA mastery . We will continue our identification of the rocky reefs and kelp forests . The team with the most species photographed and identified will win bragging rights and awards .
PARENTS , THIS PART IS FOR YOU :
Upon completion of the three days your child will have gained knowledge and respect for our ocean , a link to access their photos , and a ZUBA Supervised Diver Certification .
UTD is an Ocean Friendly Scuba training and certification agency . As a matter of environmental preservation , we teach that humans should never touch anything in the ocean . So your kids will be taught to look but not to touch . That ’ s why we give them cameras .
We provide your child with all the dive equipment , wetsuit , and camera . The course requires a ZUBA Certification course book purchase of $ 29.95 . All parents must sign a waiver and medical history form for each child .
If you would like to gain ZUBA certification with your child , a 50 % discount will be offered upon registration .
Classes Wednesday to Friday 9am-2pm ( 3-hour extensions are available ).
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