Summer Enrichment Programs – UNC Wilmington MarineQuest

STEM by the Sea Summer Academic Enrichment Programs

Registration Open for Summer 2016!

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 2016 Master Calendar may also be helpful in helping you plan your summer schedule.

Summer 2016 Program Information

Half-Day Programs Ages 4 - 9
Junior Day Programs Ages 7 - 11
Small Fry (Ages 4 - 5) Sea Chums (Ages 7 - 8)
Sea Squirts (Ages 5 - 6) Coastal Cruisers (Ages 7 - 8)
Sea Safari (Ages 6 - 7) Sea Angels, girls only (Ages 7 - 9)
Sea Dawgs, boys only (Ages 5 - 7) Sea Devils, boys only (Ages 7 - 9)
Mermaids, girls only (Ages 5 - 7) Treasure SEAkers (Ages 7 - 9)
Sea Sibs (Ages 5 - 9) Cape Crusaders (Ages 9 - 10)
  Sea Mates (Ages 9 - 11)
Residential & Commuter Programs Ages 10 - 17
Coast Trek (Ages 10 - 11)

Coastal GEMS, girls only (ages 10 - 11)

Turtle Trek (Ages 10 - 11)

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

TECHNOcean (Ages 10 - 13)

Surf-n-Science (Ages 14 - 17)

Sea Sports Science Olympiad (ages 11 - 14)

Ocean CHEMystery (Ages 15 - 17)

Sea GEMS, girls only (ages 12 - 14 )

Oceans of Change (Ages 14 - 17)

Sea LAB, boys only (ages 12 - 14)

Dive Hawks (Ages 14 - 17)

Shore Shots (Ages 12 - 16)

Sea Shots (Ages 14 - 17)

Ocean Lab (Ages 13 - 14) Underwater Ichthyologist (Ages 14 - 17)

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

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 Academy Programs (Ages 12 - 17)

Service Learning 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 Student Code of Conduct.

Teachers: please visit our online Teacher Recommendation submission information.

Summer 2016 scholarship information is now available. If you have questions about scholarship information on our website please contact the MarineQuest office via email (marinequest@uncw.edu) ONLY for more information.


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