A very happy camper with a fiddler crab
Image by Tracy Marcus

A very happy camper with a fiddler crab

Sport Fishing Education Center & Aquaculture Facility, Babylon
Image by Tracy Marcus

Sport Fishing Education Center & Aquaculture Facility, Babylon

Sport Fishing Education Center & Aquaculture Facility, Babylon
Image by Tracy Marcus

Sport Fishing Education Center & Aquaculture Facility, Babylon

Maxx with a sea star
Image by Tracy Marcus

Maxx with a sea star

Sport Fishing Education Center & Aquaculture Facility, Babylon
Image by Tracy Marcus

Sport Fishing Education Center & Aquaculture Facility, Babylon

Field trip to the Riverhead Aquarium
Image by Tracy Marcus

Field trip to the Riverhead Aquarium

Fishing adventures!

Fishing adventures!

Pufferfish!
Image by Tracy Marcus

Pufferfish!

Sea Explorers Marine Camp


Sea Explorers Marine Camp at the
Sport Fishing Education Center, Babylon! 


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.

PRICE: $325/child (session 1 - 4 days)
$375/child (session 6)

AGES: 7 - 12

DATES:
Monday through Friday 9am-2pm.
at the SFEC, Babylon
Except Session 1, no Thursday.
No before or after care provided.

Session 1: July 1,2,3,5 (4 days)
Atlantis Trip: Friday July 5
Session 6: August 5 - August 9
Atlantis Trip: Thursday August 8



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.

PRICE: $325/child

AGES:  6 - 8

DATES:
Monday through Friday 9am-2pm.
at the SFEC, Babylon

Session 2: July 8 - July 12
Session 3: July 15 - July 19



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 and marine themed crafts. Fridays, July 26 and August 16, 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..

PRICE: $345/child

AGES: 9 - 12

DATES:
Monday through Friday 9am-2pm.
at the SFEC, Babylon
Except Session 4, July 26
Except Session 7, August 16  
No before or after care provided.

Session 4: July 22 - July 26
Yankee III Trip: Friday July 26*
*Pickup & Dropoff at Captree State Park
Session 7: August 12 - August 16
Yankee III Trip: Thursday August 15*
*Pickup & Dropoff at Captree State Park



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. On Thursday, August 1, 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 go on a behind the scenes tour of the Riverhead Foundation designed to enhance your child's Marine Mammal experience and get to see seals, sea lions and river otters up close and personal! We will leave from and return to the Sport Fishing Education Center, Babylon and Sea Explorers Marine Camp will provide the bussing 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

PRICE: $375/child 

AGES: 8 - 12

DATES:
Monday through Friday 9am-2pm.
at the SFEC, Babylon     
No before or after care provided.

Session 5: July 29 - August 2
Atlantis Trip: Thursday August 1



Contact

Tracy Marcus
Marine Youth Education Specialist
tm353@cornell.edu
(631-239-1800 x 28

Last updated February 20, 2019