We know how to have fun!
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We know how to have fun!

Campers become the best of friends!
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Campers become the best of friends!

Campers become the best of friends!
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Campers become the best of friends!

Shark week!
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Shark week!

Seining fun!
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Seining fun!

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Seining fun!
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Seining fun!

Touch tank
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Touch tank

Turtle
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Turtle

Sea Stars Marine Camp

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

SEA TREKKERS

Session 1 (July 2-3, July 5-6) *4 days ONLY
Ages 6-8 & 9-11

Session 2 (July 9-13)
Ages 9-11 (only)

Sessions run from 9:00AM to 2:00PM
*Except Fishing Trip Day (Session 1: 07/05, Session 2: 07/12) from 9:00AM to 3:00PM*

All the fun of Sea Stars Marine Camp with a fun and exciting approach to fishing! Your child will enjoy a fishing expedition aboard Captree’s Yankee III Fishing Vessel, whose Captain will show your camper all they need to know about knot tying, boat safety, conservation and much more! We will also see what life we can find during bottom dredges! Campers will be guided according to their ability. First timers are welcome!

At the Camp Center, campers will observe and handle live marine animals and freshwater pond-life while learning about marine science and environmental ecology, fish ID, equipment care, conservation and much more! Before the week is over your child will show great improvement in their fishing abilities along with an increased knowledge of our local waters and what’s living in it.

This week will include one local trip on Tuesdays to Asharoken Beach where they will enjoy seining, beach games and swimming.

During guided nature walks through the Preserve, campers will explore our coastal woodlands and freshwater pond and get a chance to collect and observe these wonderful creatures.

AQUATIC INVESTIGATORS

Session 2 (July 9-13)
Ages 12-14 (only)

Sessions run from 9:00AM to 2:00PM
*Except Fishing Trip Day (07/12) from 9:00AM to 3:00PM*

Get ready to kick up the aquatic biology fun a few notches!

Whether your child is passionate about marine biology or just wants to know more about Long Island’s fascinating marine wildlife, this course is a great introduction. This week is designed to immerse our older campers deep into the world of aquatic science through hands-on learning experiences! The program covers a wide range of marine and freshwater topics and will introduce campers to sampling and research techniques used by biologists, survey skills, pond and marsh sampling for aquatic invertebrates and plankton (etc.). Our investigators will also experience a trip to Asharoken Beach (Tuesday) where they will enjoy seining, beach games and swimming.

This week will also lead campers through an exciting fishing expedition aboard Captree’s Yankee III Fishing Vessel! Campers will learn all they need to know about fishing, boat safety, local fish biology and conservation! Our Captain will also lead us through an exciting bottom dredge where campers will investigate other local marine invertebrates!

SHARK WEEK

Session 3 (July 16-20)
Session 4 (July 23-27)
Session 5 (July 30-August 3)
Ages 7-9 & 10-12

Sessions run from 9:00AM to 2:00PM

All the fun of Sea Stars Marine Camp with a focus on Sharks! Your child will explore the biology and ecology of these fascinating and misunderstood keystone predators. Through hands-on activities, campers will learn fun facts about sharks’ lives from their diets and teeth, to their habitats and conservation efforts.

This week will include one local trip on Tuesdays to Asharoken Beach where they will enjoy seining, beach games and swimming.

It will also include a trip to the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead where campers are guided in small groups through the exhibits by educators.

SEA STARS WEEK

Session 6 (August 6-10)
Ages 6-8 & 9-11

Session 7 (August 13-17)
Ages 6-8 (only)

Sessions run from 9:00AM to 2:00PM

Each day is packed with hands-on activities, outdoor games, exciting arts & crafts and fun facts about our local aquatic habitats.

Campers will enjoy two trips (Tuesday & Thursday) to the nearby Asharoken beach, where your child will explore local beach & salt marsh. They will learn about the remarkable animals that live there and enjoy many beach activities to include seining, beach games and swimming.

At the Camp Center, campers will observe and handle live marine animals and freshwater pond-life while learning about marine science and environmental ecology. Every camper will be immersed in a different marine or freshwater topic. During guided nature walks through the Preserve, campers will explore our coastal woodlands and freshwater pond and get a chance to collect and observe these wonderful creatures. 

FEES

Session 1: (4 days)   SEA TREKKERS - $300/child
Session 2:          SEA TREKKERS - $350/child
AQUATIC INVESTIGATORS - $350/child
Sessions 3, 4, 5: SHARK WEEK - $350/child
Sessions 6, 7:  SEA STARS WEEK - $300/child

PLEASE NOTE: Sea Stars Marine Camp Registration is ONLY accepted online
and only with VISA or MC.

Last updated March 8, 2018