Acadia Institute of Oceanography marine science camp
Questions: (800) 375-0058 or explore@acadiainstitute.com

Tuition and Fees

AIO Marine Science Camp - Introductory Program
Program Dates: June 18-23, 2017
Total Tuition: $1,375 for a one-week session
Deposit Required: $200
Balance Due: $1,175
Full Tuition Due by: May 1, 2017
AIO Marine Science Camp - Intermediate Program
Program Dates: June 25-July 7August 6-18, 2017
Total Tuition: $2,740 for a two-week session
Deposit Required: $400
Balance Due: $2340
Full Tuition Due by: May 1, 2017
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Program Dates: July 9-21 and July 23-August 4, 2017
Total Tuition: $2,740 for Advanced: $2840 for Advanced for College Credit (plus cost of credits of $516 payable to University of Maine)
Deposit Required: $400
Balance Due: $2,340 (non-college credit) or $2,440 (college credit)**
Full Tuition Due by: May 1, 2017

Payment Policy

The balance of tuition is due May 1, 2017.  Registrations received after May 1 will require full payment at time of submission.  No payment is taken to join a wait list until you've been contacted the Executive Director and have accepted an open space. 

* Costs are in U.S. Dollars and include room, board and all program costs. Travel to and from the program and snack/souvenir money is extra.

** If you are applying to the first Advanced Session July 9-21, 2017 and are applying to receive college credit for this session, additional fees apply. Visit the College Credit page for more information.

Payments made after June 1 must must be in the form of a credit card, certified bank check, money order or cash. Registrations received after May 1 must be accompanied by full payment. No personal checks will be accepted for tuition balance after June 1.  Students may not attend without the tuition paid in full.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Because this is an educational program, some students may qualify for local scholarships and community support. Consult guidance counselors or local reference librarians for suggestions.

AIO offers a limited number of scholarships for each session. These funds are allocated at the discretion of the Executive Director and are based on need and merit.  These scholarships, up to $400 for the one week or up to $750 for the two week sessions, require two teacher recommendations and submission of the scholarship application.  Contact the executive director for additional information and availability.

Sibling Discounts

Sibling discounts are available for families sending multiple students to AIO. The second child from the same family attending during the same summer will receive $400 if attending the one week session or $750 if attending a two week session.

Refund Policy and Additional Service Fees

 

ADDITIONAL SERVICE FEES:

•Returned checks                                          $35 per incident

•Extra overnight before or after session        $150 per night

 

REFUND POLICY:

Withdrawal before May 1:  full refund.

Withdrawal from May 1 up to 31 days prior to sessionrefund of tuition minus deposit

Withdrawal within 30-15 days prior to start of programno refund unless space is filled by a new student.

Withdrawal within 14 days of start of sessionno refund

 

Additional Information

Please direct all requests for information to:

Sheryl Christy Gilmore, Executive Director
Winter Phone: (800) 375-0058
Summer Phone/Fax: (207) 276-9825
Email: explore@acadiainstitute.com

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