Acadia Institute of Oceanography marine science camp
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Tuition and Fees

Program Dates: June 19-24, 2022 - Session is currently full. To add your name to the wait list, follow the instructions "To Apply"
Total Tuition: $1,475 for a one-week session
Deposit Required: $300
Balance Due: $1,175
Full Tuition Due by: May 1, 2021
Program Dates: June 26-July 8 and August 7-19, 2022 - Sessions are currently full
Total Tuition: $2,975 for a two-week session
Deposit Required: $500
Balance Due: $2475
Full Tuition Due by: May 1, 2022
Program Dates: July 10-22 and July 24-August 5, 2022 - Both sessions are currently full. To add your name to the waitlist, follow instructions "To Apply"
Total Tuition: $2,975 for Advanced: $3,075 for Advanced for College Credit (plus cost of 4 credits which was $613 in 2021. The 2022 cost will be determined by UMM and billed to you directly)
Deposit Required: $500
Balance Due: $2,475 (non-college credit) or $2,575 (college credit)**
Full Tuition Due by: May 1, 2022

Payment Policy

The balance of tuition is due May 1, 2022.  Registrations received after June 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.  The cost of the college credits is additional and payable directly to UMM when billed.  Travel to and from the program and snack/souvenir money is extra.

** If you are applying to one of the Advanced sessions to receive college credit for that 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



•Returned checks                                          $35 per incident

•Cost of 4 credits from UMM (for those registered for Advanced session 1 for college credit only):  $613 in 2021; tba for 2022


Withdrawal before May 1:  full refund.

Withdrawal from May 1 up to 15 days prior to sessioncredit of tuition paid, minus deposit, to summer 2022*

Withdrawal within 14 days prior to start of programno refund.

              *Refunds will only be given after May 1, 2022 if AIO is forced to close due to circumstances beyond our control.  If a family makes the decision to withdraw after May 1 until 15 days before the start of the session, the tuition paid, minus the deposit, will be applied as a credit towards the next summer.

• Withdrawal from college credit program is refundable until Tuesday at noon of the first week of the program.  After that time, the student may still take the program for no credit but UMM will not refund the tuition paid for those credits.

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

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