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Check out MarineQuest's new promo video!


Winter/Spring 2014 Saturday Programs information available now. Registration is open!


MarineQuest Summer Employment Opportunities are open.


MarineQuest in South Brunswick Magazine

We are excited to have been mentioned alongside of St. James Plantation in the Fall 2013 issue of South Brunswick Magazine in an article discussing the oyster reef program and research sanctuary.

Oceans 17 students were pictured sampling aquatic life, helping with the oyster shell recycling program and helping to grow the reefs to an estimated more than 650,000 oysters.


MarineQuest featured on eHow

The popular do-it-yourself website has featured UNCW's MarineQuest program.

MarineQuest Event Calendar
April 5: Rain-on April Showers!
May 3: Great Eggspectations
June 15 - Aug 8: Summer Enrichment Programs!

Marine Science Summer Camps and Summer Programs – UNC Wilmington MarineQuest

Welcome to MarineQuest!

MarineQuest is the official marine science outreach program for the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Watson College of Education, and the Center for Marine Science providing young people with opportunities to explore, discover and value our marine habitats. Whether you experience MarineQuest as a summer camper exploring the ocean or as a student on a school field trip discovering the marsh, the outcome is the same: MarineQuest is more than just another day at the beach; MarineQuest is making waves in environmental education!

My daughter Tess loved everything about her experience at MarineQuest... It was clear not only that she enjoyed your program, but that she learned an extraordinary amount. -Deborah Berke, parent

Registration for 2014 Summer Programs is now open!

After a long wait, MarineQuest has opened registration for our Summer 2014 Enrichment Programs. You may now go onto our site and register for programs.

To register, please visit http://www.uncw.edu/MarineQuest/SummerCamps.html

If you have any questions before your program starts, please first review the detailed information we provide throughout our website www.uncw.edu/youth. If you have registration questions please call (910) 962-2939. For other questions please feel free to contact the MarineQuest staff at marinequest@uncw.edu or (910) 962-2640.

We are excited to have the opportunity to be a part of your 2014 summer plans! See you this summer!

Winter/Spring Saturday Morning Marine Explorers Programs Announced!

The registration for our popular Saturday Morning Marine Explorers program is now open for our Winter/Spring Saturday Morning Marine Explorers programs. Each month, we focus on a different theme as we get hands-on to explore sea creatures, marine habitats and ocean phenomena through lab experiments, field activities, games, art and more.  Experience first-hand what it's like to be a true Marine Explorer!

Register Today!

MarineQuest School Programs

Experience the wonders of the coast with your students through hands-on inquiry-based classroom, field, and lab activities. All of our lessons are based on state and national education standards, including Ocean Literacy Principles, and highlight the different fields of study that make up marine science. We offer three academic enrichment programs focusing on the marine science of our coastal environments:Ocean Explorers, Coastal Encounters and Coast-to-Classroom.

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