SEMC 2022 Camp Dates

Sea Explorers Marine Camp

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Sea Explorers Marine Camp Sessions (Babylon ages 6-14)

  • Monday, June 27, 2022, 12:00 PM - Friday, July 1@ 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 12:00 PM - Friday, July 8@ 12:00 PM
  • Monday, July 11, 2022, 12:00 PM - Friday, July 15@ 12:00 PM
  • Monday, July 18, 2022, 12:00 PM - Friday, July 22@ 12:00 PM
  • Monday, July 25, 2022, 12:00 PM - Friday, July 29@ 12:00 PM
  • Monday, August 1, 2022, 12:00 PM - Friday, August 5@ 12:00 PM
  • Monday, August 8, 2022, 12:00 PM - Friday, August 12@ 12:00 PM


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Camp Offerings for 2022

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Shark Week

Join us for an adventurous week exploring Long Island's marine habitats with a focus on SHARKS!!! Our marine instructors will guide your child through interactive, hands-on learning experiences designed to be educational and fun. Campers will also discover the other amazing creatures living in our local oceans, bays, and salt marshes as they handle marine animals in our touch tanks, participate in beach activities and games, seine in our salt marsh, and make fun marine and shark crafts. We will set out on a field expedition to see some live sharks at the Atlantis Marine World Aquarium in Riverhead. Your child will have the opportunity to see sharks and their cousins, Rays and Skates up close and personal! We will also experience the Birds and Butterflies exhibit at the aquarium! We will leave from and return to the Sport Fishing Education Center, Babylon and Sea Explorers Marine Camp will provide the busing to and from Atlantis Marine World. For this one day, camp will run from 9-3pm to allow for a little extra time at the Aquarium. Our 9-12 year old campers will get the option to do a Shark Dissection at camp.

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Jr. Sea Explorers Week

Join us for an adventurous week exploring Long Island's marine habitats!!! Our marine instructors will guide your child through interactive, hands-on learning experiences designed to be educational and fun. Campers will also discover the other amazing creatures living in our local oceans, bays, and salt marshes as they handle marine animals in our touch tanks, participate in beach activities and games, seine in our salt marsh, and make fun marine crafts.

There will be our Marine Biology and Fishing Expedition aboard the Yankee III out of Captree State Park! Campers will meet at Captree State Park for drop-off and pick-up that day only. *Spots for friends and family on the Yankee III are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Iff you wish to go please sign-up with Tracy as EARLY as possible!


Marine Reptile WeekSAMC Jellyfish NEW

Join us for an adventurous week exploring Long Island's marine habitats with a focus on Marine Reptiles! Our marine instructors will guide your child through interactive, hands-on learning experiences designed to be educational and fun. Campers will also discover the other amazing creatures living in our local oceans, bays, and salt marshes as they handle marine animals in our touch tanks, participate in beach activities and games, seine in our salt marsh, and make fun reptile crafts.

We will set out on a field expedition to see some live marine and land reptiles at the Atlantis Marine World Aquarium in Riverhead. Your child will have the opportunity to see sea turtles and other herps up close and personal! We will also experience a Behind-the-scenes tour with Riverhead Foundation to see what sea turtles are in the hospital for rehabilitation! We will leave from and return to the Sport Fishing Education Center, Babylon and Sea Explorers Marine Camp will provide the busing to and from Atlantis Marine World. For this one day, camp will run from 9-3pm to allow for a little extra time at the Aquarium.

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Marine Mammal Week

Whales, Seals, and Dolphins... Oh My! Join us for an adventurous week exploring Long Island's marine habitats while concentrating on Marine Mammals! Our marine instructors will guide your child through interactive, hands-on learning experiences designed to be educational and fun. Each day will consist of a combination of indoor and outdoor activities. We have classroom time for educational programs/marine topic of the day in the morning, touch tanks, and arts & crafts projects in the afternoon. Campers also study animals and seine in our salt marsh, as well as participate in beach activities at the Town of Babylon's Cedar Beach, a certified, lifeguard-supervised beach area. 

We will set out on a field expedition to see some live marine mammals at the Atlantis Marine World Aquarium in Riverhead. Your child will have the opportunity to see seal lions, river otters, and seals up close and personal! We will also experience a Behind-the-scenes tour with Riverhead Foundation to see what seals are in the hospital for rehabilitation! We will leave from and return to the Sport Fishing Education Center, Babylon and Sea Explorers Marine Camp will provide the busing to and from Atlantis Marine World. For this one day, camp will run from 9-3pm to allow for a little extra time at the Aquarium.



Sea Voyagers WeekSAMC Jellyfish NEW

Join us for an adventurous week exploring Long Island's marine habitats!!! Our marine instructors will guide your child through interactive, hands-on learning experiences designed to be educational and fun. Campers will also discover the other amazing creatures living in our local oceans, bays, and salt marshes as they handle marine animals in our touch tanks, participate in beach activities and games, seine in our salt marsh, and make fun marine and marine themed crafts. There will be a Marine Biology and Fishing Expedition aboard the Yankee III out of Captree State Park! Campers will meet at Captree State Park for drop-off and Pick-up that day only.. *Spots for friends and family on the Yankee III are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Iff you wish to go please sign-up with Tracy as EARLY as possible!

Session 7, Sea Voyagers Week for Ages 9-14! Have your budding Marine Biologist get a taste of the wonders of Nature LI has to offer! on-site fishing from our Pier, seining, and a Marine Biology and Fishing Voyage out of Captree are just a few of the highlights!

Fee

See each camp session for details

Learn More

http://ccesuffolk.org/marine/youth-education/sea-explorers-marine-camp

Contact

Tracy Marcus
Marine Youth Education Specialist
tm353@cornell.edu
631-587-2873

Last updated January 20, 2022