Eco-Investigators (Ages 10-12)

Full Week Programs (Monday - Friday, 8:50am - 3:00pm) - Check back for 2019 dates

You must be a family member or higher at the time of purchase to receive the camp discount.  If you need to join or renew, please add that to your cart first.  You must be logged on to your account to receive the discount.  If you pay without the discount showing or are requesting other discounts, you will be responsible for all transaction/processing fees with a minimum charge of $25.

The medical release pick up form is now filled out as part of the registration process. DO NOT USE THE FORM ON THE REQUIRED MEDICAL FORMS PAGE OF THIS WEBSITE. That form is for volunteers and private program participants only.  Before you register for camp make sure you have:

  • Phone number for your child’s doctor
  • Health insurance details
  • Emergency contacts and phone numbers
  • Names and contact info for people on your child’s pick up list
  • Medication details if applicable

You will be notified of the required physical and immunization records during the registration process and will receive these details in the receipt/confirmation you receive upon registering.  If you are still unsure, please visit the required medical forms page


Physicals and Immunizations are due 2 weeks prior to the start of your camp session

Island Explorers Camp (This is the only session offered just to Nantucket Residents) Register

Ready to get your feet wet and your hands dirty?  Join us for outdoor fun and adventure during this special camp for year-round residents of Nantucket Island.  You will explore marine ecosystems, search for animals in upland habitats, visit the aquarium, and more.

This year, we will NOT offer an Island Explorers dedicated camp but, we will invite year round residents to register for one of two scheduled camps at the Island Explorer rate of $195.

Cosmic & Climate Connections: June 17-21
Capture It! : June 24-28

YOU MUST HAVE A DISCOUNT CODE before you register for immediate savings. Email Kim at or call 508-228-9198 for assistance in registering at the discounted rate.  If you pay full price without the code, you will be responsible for transaction fees associated with your reimbursement.

June 17-21 (Cosmic & Climate Connections)
June 24-28 (Capture It!)

Members Only: $195.00

Medical Form Required

Capture It! (NEW!) Register

If you love nature and technology, this is the program for you.  Join us in this action-packed week of ocean exploration, upland adventures, and hand’s on technology training. Capture marine animals with nets, capture moments with digital cameras, and capture trails with mapping apps!  We will embark on a kayak expedition, snorkel to find local fish and invertebrate species, practice wildlife and underwater digital photography, and much more.   Please note: Participants must be able to demonstrate strong swimming skills in order to snorkel.

June 24-28
July 29- August 2

Members: $500.00
Non-members: $575.00

Medical Form Required

Imitate to Innovate Register

Nature and invention collide during this biomimicry-based week!   Discover how plant and animal adaptations have inspired the design of swimsuits, wind turbines, planes, trains, and so much more.  Come explore Nantucket’s land, sea, and skies in search of inspirations for new engineering designs and technologies.  Maybe you will become the next best inventor while kayaking along the coast, building a robot to take home, collecting marine life with nets, or during an up-close encounter with a red-tailed hawk.

July 8-12
August 5-9

Members: $500.00
Non-members: $575.00

Medical Form Required

Green Guardians Register

Do you have what it takes to be a Green Guardian of Nantucket?  Each morning will begin with a 1-2 hour service project such as a beach clean-up, weeding MMA’s Giving Garden, removing invasive plants for the Nantucket Conservation Foundation, or making pet toys for Safe Harbor for Animals. Afterwards, you will be off on an island adventure to enjoy the rest of the day.  Activities include kayaking, hiking, seining, and more!  At the end of camp you will receive a certificate of completion for the hours of service you provided that you can use for school, scouts, honor societies, or other programs.

July 1-5 (no session on July 4)
August 12-16

Members: $485.00
Non-members: $560.00

Medical Form Required

Cosmic & Climate Connections Register

In celebration of Maria Mitchell, we will investigate Earth, Space, and how they are connected through climate science.   Understand how changes in our climate could impact plant and animal populations, food sources, and our coast line through games, hands-on experiments, animal collection, and adventures into the island’s unique and rare ecosystems.  During a trip to of one of MMA’s observatories, you will learn how NASA’s observations from space have helped scientists understand how the earth’s climate has changed and how they observe weather on other planets. This program promises to be out of this world!

June 17-21
July 22-26

Members: $500.00
Non-members: $575.00

Medical Form Required

Psyched for Citizen Science (NEW!) Register

Experience how you can be a part of the scientific community here on Nantucket or across the country by becoming a citizen scientist for the week.  Learn about local and national citizen science projects you can join and develop the skills you need to monitor such animals as snakes, bats, beetles, frogs and more.  Try out traditional and digital tools to measure water quality, map invasive species, and learn how to create your own online data form you can share with others in your community.

July 15-19
August 19-23

Members: $500.00
Non-members: $575.00

Medical Form Required

Check the calendar for upcoming programming.