Catalina Island is a beautiful natural laboratory. Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) is a unique outdoor science school, providing an exciting outdoor educational experience for 4 through 12th grade students from public and private schools. Our program is offered at three locations on Catalina Island – operated by the nonprofit corporation, Guided Discoveries – including Toyon Bay, Fox Landing, and Cherry Cove. During our three and five day programs, students and teachers enjoy a variety of hands-on labs and field activities in Marine Science and Island Ecology. CIMI is a STEM based program.



Catalina Island Marine Institutes Summer Program for 2015 is still open for registration. Check out our summer page above or signup at

Our school programs are mostly full for the spring, but we do have dates available in fall and winter. Call us at 800-645-1423 for more information.