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FSC Millport, North Ayrshire: Marine Science Residential  – Mon 22 July – Fri 26 July 2019

FSC Millport, North Ayrshire: Marine Science Camp  

Rocky Shores, Subtidal Marine Life and Marine Microbiology            

This camp, run in partnership with the Marine Biological Association (MBA), is for young people between 16 and 24 years old who are interested in marine biology and marine science.  It will include sessions on rocky shore ecology, marine conservation and snorkelling as well as giving in-sights into careers and Higher Education courses.


As well as being inspired about the marine environment participants will:

  • gain skills in aquatic biology, ecosystem surveys and species identification
  • learn about marine conservation in a research environment
  • meet working marine scientists
  • share their experience with other young people with similar interests. 


The fee includes one year’s free Young Marine Biologist (YMB) or student membership of the Marine Biological Association for new and existing members. A limited number of MBA travel bursaries are available for existing MBA student and YMB members at: http://www.mba.ac.uk/research-top-3/awards-grants-and-training#b22 


Financial support for this opportunity
If you can demonstrate financial need we may be able to help pay for up to 50% of the fee through our Young Environmentalists Fund


This residential is based at FSC Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae. Cumbrae is a very easily accessible island an 8 minute ferry from the mainland and around an hour from Glasgow. The centre sits right on the coastline.

Dates: Mon 22 July – Fri 26 July 2019

Location: FSC Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, North Ayrshire KA28 0EG

Price: £350

Contact: 01475 531420 or [email protected]

More details or book online: www.field-studies-council.org/young-people

Course date:
Mon 22 July - Fri 26 July 2019
Course fee: