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Camp Create is a professional development experience that equips educators to deploy curricula that connect students with real university research.

Through standards-aligned lessons, Camp Create helps educators map Mission Inspire activities to their individual pacing guides and needs.

Choose Your Journey

Expedition Ocean

Aligning to the Mission Inspire: Expedition Ocean content, teachers will immerse themselves in the underwater world and fine-tune their knowledge on marine life.

Expedition Biscayne Bay

Aligned to Mission Inspire: Expedition Biscayne Bay, teachers will learn about the habitats that make up south Florida and how scientists are working with dities and towns to make ecosystems healthier.

Future expeditions include:

  • Fall 2022: Miami
  • Fall 2023: Forensics
  • Fall 2024: AstroScience
  • Fall 2025: Health
  • Fall 2026: Everglades

Learn More: Mission Inspire 


Through this program, educators will walk through lessons with Education Outreach staff, talk with content experts and use their pacing guides to align Mission Inspire lessons to their classroom needs.

One day (in person)

360-minute (6-hour) training for up to 15 participants designed to guide educators through concepts and activities while mapping to their needs.

  • Your Site: Bring our staff to your school. Travel and lodging charged separately at time of booking. Cost: $2,100
  • Our Site: Join us at an FIU site. Travel expenses (airfare and lodging) not included. Breakfast and lunch are included. Cost: $2,500

One Day (virtual)

This program runs via zoom or other video conferencing platforms. Materials provided digitally. Cost: $1,500


Expedition Ocean Camp Create 1.0

Train in and around headquarters in Islamorada, FL. Includes classroom instruction, land-based field trips and marine excursions. 12 people per training. CEUs provided, course materials and food included. Travel expenses (including airfare and lodging) not included. Cost: 3 days - $1,200 per person; 5 days - $1,900 per person

Expedition Ocean Camp Create 2.0

Build on the intro experience with an overnight stay aboard the Aquarius Reef Base. Includes advanced classroom instruction and diving field trips. Five people per five-day training. Requires completion of pre-mission course and valid open water scuba certification. Cost: $4,950 per person