MarineQuest

STEM by the Sea Summer Academic Enrichment Programs

For more information, check out the MarineQuest Informational Brochure!

Thank you for considering sending your child to our MarineQuest summer programs. We strive to provide the best possible experience for your child during their time at MarineQuest. In order to ensure a quality experience, we have created a variety of different programs that are suited for appropriate ages and maturity levels. To assist you in your program selection process, we ask that you first consult our Junior Camps Developmental Profile Chart, Senior Camps Developmental Profile Chart, and Oceans-17 Pipeline. Our 2017 Master Calendar may also be helpful in helping you plan your summer schedule.

Summer 2017 Programs

Applications & Registrations Now Open! Registration links are available on each program's unique page.

Half-Day Programs Ages 4 - 9
Junior Day Programs Ages 7 - 11
Small Fry (Ages 4 - 5) Coastal Cruisers (Ages 7 - 8)
Seussical Sea Science (Ages 4-5) *NEW! Sea Cycles, girls only (Ages 7 -8)
ArtSea Mini (Ages 4-5) Sea Devils, boys only (Ages 7 - 8)
Sea Squirts (Ages 5 - 6) Treasure SEAkers (Ages 7 - 8)
Sea Safari (Ages 6 - 7) ArtSea Jr (Ages 7-10)
Sea Chums (Ages 5 - 7) Coastal Challengers (Ages 9-10) *NEW!
Sea Dawgs, boys only (Ages 5 - 7) Ecosystem Engineers (Ages 9-10) *NEW!
Mermaids, girls only (Ages 5 - 7) Sea Mates (Ages 9 - 10)
Sea Sibs (Ages 5 - 9)  
Residential & Commuter Programs Ages 10 - 17
Coast Trek (Ages 10 - 12)

Shark Trek (ages 10 - 12) *NEW!

Turtle Trek (Ages 10 - 12)

Surf-n-Science Groms (Ages 10 - 13)

TECHNOcean (Ages 11 - 13)

Surf-n-Service (Ages 14 - 17) *NEW!

Sea Jewels (Ages 12-14) 

Surf-n-Art (Ages 14-17) *NEW!

Sea Sports Science Olympiad (Ages 11 - 13)

ArtSea Sr. (Ages 14-17) 

Sea GEMS, girls only (Ages 12 - 14 )

Ocean CHEMystery (Ages 15 - 17)

Sea LAB, boys only (Ages 12 - 14)

Oceans of Change (Ages 15 - 17)

Shore Shots (Ages 12 - 16)

Ocean Monitors (Ages 15-17) *NEW!

Ocean Lab (Ages 13 - 14)

Dive Hawks (Ages 14 - 17)

OCEANS, Two-week program (Ages 15 - 16)

Sea Shots (Ages 14 - 17)

Underwater Ichthyologist (Ages 14 - 17)
BioTECH (Ages 16-17) *NEW!

Oceans-17, Three-week program (Age: 17*)
*Students who have completed the OCEANS or Ocean CHEMystery program and are not yet 17 may apply

Specialty Programs Ages 12 - 17
SCUBA Diving Programs (Ages 12 - 17)

Leadership & Service Programs (Ages 12 - 17)

MarineQuest has had an unbelievable influence in Ethan's life and it has all been good! The classes and events, the staff and the educational value have given Ethan more than I ever could have imagined. -Julie Buland, parent

All participants in MarineQuest summer academic enrichment programs will be required to adhere to the MarineQuest Policy & Procedures and Student Code of Conduct.

Teachers: please visit our online Teacher Recommendation submission information.

Summer 2017 scholarship information will be available in late fall. If you have questions about scholarship information on our website please contact the MarineQuest office via email (marinequest@uncw.edu) ONLY for more information.