Will be available Fall 2014 for Summer 2015
Cancellation Policy | PDF
ArtSea | PDF
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).
• 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
ArtSea: Ages 13-17
Must have completed 7th grade and turn 13 by June 1st
Spend a week in Mother Nature's art studio creating masterpieces inspired by the marine environment. Practice different art techniques while exploring coastal habitats. Scientifically illustrate some of the amazing creatures you discover. Sketch and paint your coastal seascapes and photograph your favorite "sea-nery". Conduct a beach sweep and turn the trash you collect into recycled art treasure. Enjoy creating surf art. Display your work in our Gallery Exhibition and let it inspire others to appreciate the marine environment, too.
Field excursions include:
- Visits to Wrightsville Beach, marsh, maritime forest, Center for Marine Science, Kure Beach, Coquina outcrop, fouling dock.
- Explore a variety of marine habitats on foot and by kayak; create environmentally inspired art for your portfolio using different mediums; participate in a gallery exhibition showing; microscopic study of phytoplankton; field observation and sketching of coastal landscapes; block printing; photography; scientific illustration of marine life; wire sculpture; and more
Program Dates and Tuition
Day of Week:
|Sunday / Monday - Friday|
|8 a.m. - 3:45* p.m.
Pick up on Friday, gallery showing at 1:00 p.m.
Staff / Child Ratio:
|Location:||UNCW Campus - drop off at Isaac Bear parking lot|
|Summer 2015 Dates:||
TBD, Will be posted Fall 2014
|Residential students must arrive on Sunday at 3 p.m. while commuting students join the program Monday at 8 a.m.|
|Commuter Tuition:* **||TBD, Will be posted Fall 2014|
|Residential Tuition: **||TBD, Will be posted Fall 2014|
*Commuter note: there will be three evenings during which students will need to be returned to campus after afternoon check-out for art studio time from 6:00-9:00pm
**Tuition includes studio fees and all supplies.
You must register by 5:00pm the Tuesday before your program is to begin.
To complete the teacher recommendation, please have your teacher click here to submit their teacher 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 final step in the registration process.
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