Watson Chronicle


Programs for P-12 Students

MarineQuest Summer Programs Begin June 12!

Sunday, May 01, 2022

For over 40 years UNCW MarineQuest, in conjunction with the Center for Marine Science and the Watson College of Education, has provided exciting academic enrichment opportunities for young people interested in the marine environment. 

MarineQuest will offer in-person commuter summer programs beginning in June through early August for ages 5-17. Residential programs are also back – providing an overnight experience on UNCW's campus for students eligible for intermediate and senior programs.  

For the full calendar and links to apply, see uncw.edu/marinequest.

Junior Seahawk Academy

The Jr. Seahawk Academy Summer Academy is an educational day program designed specifically for middle-grade students (ages 10-14). The Junior Seahawk Academy targets students from economically disadvantaged and underrepresented populations to develop interests in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM), health, and education careers while participating in various fun, hands-on activities that promote learning.

This summer, Jr. Seahawk will offer hybrid sessions the weeks of July 11-15 and July 18-22 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. For information, visit the website