MSA's Floating Sea Camp
At Catalina Island

Come join in the adventure at MSA’s Floating Sea Camp for kids, teens and families! Send your child to summer camp on board the Enhydra, or bring the whole family out for an experience you will cherish for a lifetime.

Experience living on board the Enhydra, our 112′ marine research vessel, as you enjoy fun in the sun and ocean for a whole week! Explore the very best of Catalina Island, develop new skills, try scuba diving and even get dive certified, surf on the backside of the island, and lots more!

Come Attend One Of Our World-Class Programs!

Floating Sea Camp is the most adventurous and educational marine biology summer camp on Catalina Island for kids and teens aged 9-17. Live on board a fully equipped marine research vessel as you experience a full week of exploring the various island coves, visit the best dive and snorkeling locations, and experience the most coveted surfing spots and secluded beaches on the island! more

MSA’s Floating Sea Camp is a family oriented program focused on building character in youth. Come stay onboard The Enhydra to enjoy a three or four day family cruise to Catalina Island and enjoy outdoor adventure activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, hiking, or just lounging on remote island beaches and enjoy the spectacular scenery with your family. more

Experience scuba diving at Catalina Island with our expert dive instructors. Catalina is one of the most desirable dive locations in the world! Chose to add on a Discover Scuba experience to your week of Floating Sea Camp, or attend one of our Two Week Scuba Camps and get your lifetime scuba dive certification upon succesful completion of our PADI Open Water Dive Course. more

Upcoming Dates:

Summer Camp 2022: June 13th to August 30th!

Tour the various coves, sea caves, dive spots and other attractions. Really see the best of the island with a full day at Avalon, as well as a day of surfing and playing in the waves on the backside of the island!


Learn To Scuba Dive This Summer At Catalina!

Attend one of our Two Week Scuba Certification Camps and enjoy a lifetime of excitement and adventure that comes along with earning your Scuba Dive Certification Card. The ‘PADI Open Water Dive Course’ is the most universally recognized dive course in the world, with millions of people going on to apply what they’ve learned to explore some of the most incredible aquatic locations on Earth!

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Registration is now open for Floating Sea Camp 2022!

Camper Testimonials

Catherine S

“Best camp I ever went to. So amazing. I learned a lot and have SO many fantastic memories from it!”

Lizett F

“I went over the summer to Catalina and it was so much fun we did a lot of fun hands on activities it does not matter if you are 6, 16, or in my case 14, you still have a great time and make a lot of new friends!”

Ryan K

“One of the best weeks of my life so far. I loved it!”