Setting up a saltwater tank

Boothbay Sea and Science Instructors Olivia Harriman and Phoebe Churney walk us through the process of setting up a saltwater tank, including how to create artificial seawater and explaining why seawater is saltier on the bottom than on the surface.

Teamwork at BSSC

Article published in the Boothbay Register, June 23, 2020 On Monday, June 29, the Boothbay Sea and Science Center (BSSC) will be opening its “online doors” to eight weeks of programming that’s overflowing with summer fun and adventure! For weeks, the BSSC Sea and Science Instructors have been hard at […]

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Examining a horseshoe crab at Thomas Point Beach

Boothbay Sea and Science Center’s Science Instructors Phoebe Churney and Olivia Harriman examine one of the thousands of horseshoe crabs living in the waters off of Thomas Point Beach … a sneak preview of what our Sea and Science Instructors will be offering online this summer! BSSC’s online summer program […]

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A “Sign of Summer” at the Boothbay Sea and Science Center!

                Harry Dudley hanging the BSSC sign at the Center on Sunday, May 31! Harry’s been hanging our sign since 2016. The following article was published by the Boothbay Register, June 2, 2020 under the headline “The Sign of Summer” The Boothbay Sea […]

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We are charting a new course

May 20, 2020 Dear Friends, Our Active Camps registration platform for our online summer program is up and running! Details and the weekly line-up of topics are now available under the “Programs & Registration” tab on the Boothbay Sea and Science Center Online Program page. The cost is $10/child/topic.  Each […]

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A Children’s Jazz Concert

I Have A Song Inside My Heart A Summer Afternoon of Jazz with Riza Printup & Friends Date: Sunday, July 21, 2019 Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Place: The Shipyard in Boothbay Harbor 120 Commercial Street, Building #5 Boothbay Harbor, Maine Presented in partnership with the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library […]

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