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Program Dates, Tuition, & Registration

Oceans Program Dates, Tuition, & Registration
SCHEDULE Sunday - Friday (2 weeks)
Sunday Check In: 3:00 PM
Friday Presentations: 1:00 PM
SUMMER SESSIONS Session 1: June 11 - 23
Session 2: July 16 - 28
 COST Academic: $1,350
Residential: $1,850 (single room)
Total cost: $3,200
Registration You must register two weeks prior to the start of the program.

*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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Contact Us


601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403