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Turtle Trek

Program Dates, Tuition & Registration

Turtle Trek Program Dates, Tuition & Registration

Commuter: Monday - Friday 

Residential: Sunday - Friday


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday pickup: 12:15 PM

Staff/Student Ratio 1:10
Location UNCW Campus - TBD
Summer Sessions Week 2: June 18 - 23 (Full)
Week 6: July 16 - 21 (Full)
Academic Cost  $425
Optional Residential Cost

Academic + Residential: $730

Total Coast: $1,155 

Residential Check-In Sunday of program at 3:00 PM
Registration  You must register two weeks prior to the start of program.
Gender Co-ed

*Note that prices, content, dates and times are subject to change without notice.

Frequently Asked Program Questions & Useful Links

Most MarineQuest program educators are marine scientists pursuing or have recently completed their undergraduate or graduate degree in a marine science discipline. Also, we hire teachers who have a passion for marine science education. We search through 100+ staff candidates to identify a summer team with experience working with youth, marine science and hold safety certifications including first aid, lifeguard, and more.

We are proud to have a team that is highly trained in both safety and marine science. Each staff member passes a criminal background check before hiring, is First Aid certified, passes a DMV check if they are driving, and is lifeguard certified if required by their position.

We are excited to announce we have been granted permission to offer your student an overnight experience on UNCW Campus this summer.

Stay Residential

The MarineQuest staff is more than happy to pick-up and drop-off students at ILM at no cost. An airline request form is required.

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