The Grecotel, Cape Sounio, Greece
ACTIVITIES: THE GRECOTEL, CAPE SOUNIO, GREECE
Snorkeling: Snorkel in Cape Sounio’s Aegean Sea by day or night and discover Poseidon’s underwater world and creatures.
Underwater Photography: Guests learn how to use digital cameras to capture their snorkeling experience and encounters with fish and other marine life.
Tidepooling: As tidepool detectives, guests look for clues to understand the adaptations, biodiversity and abundance of rocky intertidal animals and algae both with sea viewers and under the microscope.
Kayaking Guests navigate the famous Greek coastline where Poseidon’s Temple prominently stands as a symbol for how we are all connected to the sea.
Eco-Art and Recycling: Guests lighten their ecological footprints and practice the 3 R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) by learning how to create art with what they once thought was waste.
Organic Gardening and Cooking: In the Grecotel’s organic garden guests learn how to grow, harvest, cook and eat fresh Mediterranean herbs, fruits, and vegetables.
Solar Science: Guests learn about the science of the sun by cooking snacks in the solar oven, making plant solar prints, or designing solar color changing jewelry.
Team Challenges: Guests join Ambassadors naturalists for a series of challenge initiatives, scavenger hunts, and games. They also get the chance to challenge themselves on a multi-leveled rock-climbing wall.
Star Gazing with Greek Stars and Heroes: Guests discover Greece’s stars and heroes of myth through an exploration of constellations using telescopes.
Movie nights: Guests see what it is it like to dive in waters beyond the Grecian coast by watching Jean-Michel Cousteau and his dive team explore our ocean planet in a television series called Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures.