Student on beach with video camera

Shore Shots: Ages 12-16

Must have completed 6th grade and turn 12 by June 1st

Are you a fan of Animal Planet, National Geographic or the Discovery Channel? Ever considered a career as a photojournalist? If so, our camp for aspiring videographers might appeal to you. Document environmental topics related to our marine habitats using digital photography, video recordings and underwater images to create your own public service announcement that will move your audience to appreciate and protect our coastal environment. Debut your PSA as well as your other photographic work at the Friday premiere.

Field excursions include:

  • Field trips to a variety of marine habitats, Center for Marine Science, Sea Turtle Hospital, and bird sanctuary.

Highlights include:

  • Explore different marine habitats and observe human impacts on them; go kayaking, snorkeling and wading; take a boat to a a barrier Island and experience a natural undeveloped barrier island, learn how to create a storyboard, develop your editing skills and make a public service announcement.

Program Dates and Tuition

Day of Week:

Sunday - Friday


Friday pick up/final presentation at 1:00 p.m.

Staff / Student Ratio:

Location: UNCW Campus
Summer 2018 Dates:


Residential Tuition:


Gender: Co-ed

Program Application & Registration

You must register by 5:00 p.m. the Wednesday before your program is to begin.

Before completing your application, please review the Cancellation Policy | PDFand the expected MarineQuest Student Code of Conduct | PDF.

To complete the teacher recommendation, please have your teacher click here  to submit their recommendation.

Please Note: A completed application does not register you for your program. All applications will first be reviewed by the MarineQuest Staff and upon acceptance, you will receive an e-mail explaining the next step in the registration process.

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