Campers exploring the salt marsh
Image by Christine Tordahl

Campers exploring the salt marsh

Field trip to the Long Island Aquarium, Riverhead, NY
Image by Christine Tordahl

Field trip to the Long Island Aquarium, Riverhead, NY

Campers Seining at the Sea Adventures Marine Camp
Image by Christine Tordahl

Campers Seining at the Sea Adventures Marine Camp

Sea Adventures Marine Camp
Image by Tracy Marcus

Sea Adventures Marine Camp

Sea Adventures Marine Camp - making an Eelgrass Tortilla
Image by Tracy Marcus

Sea Adventures Marine Camp - making an Eelgrass Tortilla

Sea Adventures Marine Camp (SOUTHOLD, NY)


At SCMELC 
Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center
3690 Cedar Beach Road, Southold, NY 11971
REQUIRED CAMP FORMS

*These forms DO NOT register your camper, they need to be submitted AFTER you register through the online system.

*Visa and MasterCard ONLY

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2017 Season Registration is OPEN!

Sea Adventures Marine Camp


2017 Sea Adventures Marine Camp postcard

Sea Adventures Week
Ages 6-8 ($335) and 9-12 ($335)

(Session 1) July 10 - July 14 (This session is full; waitlist available only. Please select an alternate week to ensure your child is registered in camp this summer!)
(Session 3) July 24 - July 28
(Session 4) July 31 - August 4

All camp sessions are from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. (drop off @ 8:50 a.m.) There is no before or after childcare provided.

Do you have what it takes to be a marine scientist? At Sea Adventures Marine Camp, campers will be immersed in marine science and have a summer experience like no other. Every day campers will get to explore different Long Island coastal habitats from the sea floor, to the salt marsh and everything in between! Daily labs will provide your camper with hands-on scientific experiences that are both educational and fun. Campers will also get unique opportunities to meet and work with marine scientists as they work on various habitat restoration, shellfish population enhancement and water quality projects.

New for 2017! This week now features an excursion to the Peconic Dunes Camp in Southold to further enhance the Sea Adventures experience!

Our weekly program includes topics such as:

  • Interactive Salt Marsh Exploration
  • Long Island Shorebird Hike
  • Seining
  • Conservation
  • Habitat Restoration Projects
  • Beach Ecology
  • Art + Science Integration Projects
  • Peconic Dunes Excursion

Shark Week!
Ages 7-12 ($375)

(Session 2) July 17 - July 21
(Session 5) August 7 - August 11 (This session is full; waitlist available only. Please select an alternate week to ensure your child is registered in camp this summer!)

All camp sessions are from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. (drop off @ 8:50 a.m.) There is no before or after childcare provided.

Join us for a week-long investigation of the ocean’s most feared predators – sharks! Our marine instructors will guide your camper through activities focused on shark anatomy and biology, species identification, conservation efforts and more. This week also includes an excursion to the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead for a Shark Exploration Trip with the option of a behind-the-scenes tour of the aquarium. Our Shark Week program also includes labs and activities such as:

  • Shark Dissection (9-12 year olds only!)
  • Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center Excursion
  • Shark Attack Survivor Visit
  • Ecology Hikes
  • Seining
  • Animal Collection and Observation
  • Shark Biology and Adaptations

Marine Mammals Week!
Ages 7-12 ($375)

(Session 6) August 14 - August 18

All camp sessions are from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. (drop off @ 8:50 a.m.) There is no before or after childcare provided.

It’s tough to be a mammal out in the ocean! Join us for a week-long exploration of the lives of marine mammals. Through hands-on activities and lessons, your camper will learn about marine mammal anatomy and biology, aquatic adaptations, species identification, conservation efforts and more. This week also includes an excursion to the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead for a Marine Mammal Exploration Trip. Your camper will also get a special behind-the-scenes tour of the Riverhead Foundation to observe seals, otters and sea lions up close and personal!

  • Buoyancy and Thermoregulation Experiments
  • Marine Mammal Biology and Identification
  • Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center Excursion
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Riverhead Foundation
  • Beach Clean-Up
  • Ecology Hikes
  • Seining
  • Animal Collection and Observation


For a Marine Camp in western Suffolk, visit CornellMarineCamps.com for Sea Stars Marine Camp located in East Northport.

Contact

Christine Tordahl
Marine Program Educator
ct584@cornell.edu
631-852-8660

Last updated June 14, 2017