2019 Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

December 7, 2019

Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Youth Ocean Conservation Summit. Registration is now closed. We cannot accept onsite or day-of registrations.

If you have already registered, please check your confirmation and reminder emails for details on this year's event, where to meet, and more. Please contact Kaitlyn Hofeldt (khofeldt@mote.org) with any questions. 'Sea' you next year!

Mote Marine Laboratory will be hosting the 9th Annual Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (YOCS) on Saturday, December 7th, 2019. This summit is geared for students ages 10-18 years old.

Attendees at this year’s event will be inspired by dynamic speakers and professionals in marine science, education, and conservation fields. Participants will learn from students leading ocean conservation programs in their communities, have the opportunity to develop plans for their own ocean conservation projects, and take part in workshops and trainings designed to give them the skills needed to ensure the success of these projects.

Each participant’s $14.00 registration fee covers all event materials, lunch, and snacks. Registration will close on Sunday, November 24th, 2019. Summit t-shirts can be pre-purchased during registration for $6.00. 

Note: T-shirt pre-order closes Thursday, October 31 and there will be a limited t-shirt supply for purchase day of summit. Only exact cash or check will be accepted the day of the summit. Sizes are not guaranteed. Check-in begins promptly at 8:45AM.


Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236