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MarineQuest Office




Will be available Fall 2014 for Summer 2015

Program Information

Cancellation Policy | PDF

Shore shots Brochure

Shore Shots | PDF

Shore Shot Small Group PSA Summer 2011 | You Tube Link

 residential information

MarineQuest Airline Information

The MarineQuest staff is more than happy to pick-up and drop-off students at Wilmington International Airport at no cost. An airline request form is required (see above link for more details).

Residential FAQ's

• Linens are provided - DO NOT bring sheets, pillows, and blankets. 

• Laundry facilities are available at no cost - bring detergent

• No electronic equipment (other than cell phones) is allowed.

What to Bring/Wear | PDF


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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? Want to help promote protection of the ocean? If you said yes to any of these questions then this camp for aspiring videographers is for you! Explore marine habitats and document environmental topics related to them 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.

New to summer 2014: extended program days to provide even more exploration, documentation, and processing opportunities!

Field excursions include:

  • 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 these special places; go kayaking, snorkeling, and wading; take a boat ride to 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:

Friday - Thursday (7 day program)


8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. pick-up on Thurs. is at 1:00 p.m.

Staff / Child Ratio:

Location: UNCW Campus
Summer 2015 Dates:

TBD, Will be posted Fall 2014

Residential students must arrive on Friday at 3 p.m. while commuting students join the program Saturday at 8 a.m.
Commuter Tuition:

TBD, Will be posted Fall 2014

Residential Tuition:

TBD, Will be posted Fall 2014

Gender: Co-ed

Click here for tuition payment plan information

Program Application & Registration

You must register by 5:00pm the Tuesday 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 teacher recommendation (link will be available Fall 2014 for Summer 2015).

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.

Still have questions? Check out our FAQ page.
• Note that prices, content, dates, and times are subject to change without notice.
• Questions? Call 910.962.2640 or send an e-mail to
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