Youth Programs

Year Round Intercession Camp

Dates:October 1-5, 2012 Other Dates
Meets:M, Tu, W, Th and F from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM 5 sessions
Hours:40.00
Location:Long Leaf Mall Parking Lot
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $225.00

Notes: This program is being run in request from year round school parents, however if we do not meet our minimum enrollment requirement of 24 participants, we will be unable to run this program. Must wear closed toed shoes (water shoes are preferable to Crocs which tend to come off in the marsh mud). Clothing should be able to get messy and dirty. Weather permitting campers will enjoy many of the activities that the summer campers participated in. We request campers should wear or bring their swim suits their first day. Girls should wear two pieces to make using the bathroom easier. Must come to camp with sunscreen already applied. We will reapply during the camp day as necessary. Bring weather appropriate jackets. Please pack old pair of close toed shoes to wear on field trips. More details will be provided in confirmation materials. Students need to bring a nutritious bagged lunch and beverage in a flexible container o No glass bottles, caffeinated beverages or chewing gum o If not in a water-proof lunch box, please put lunch in a plastic bag Students are strongly advised also to pack 2 nutritious snacks and beverages for morning and afternoon snack. We will have water available all day. ***Please try to avoid snacks that contain peanuts for the safety of any fellow student who has severe allergies. All participants must fill out a liability waiver, emergency contact information and health information forms. If a child requires any medication, please provide detailed instructions and bring medicine in labeled container. For convenience drop off / pick up will be in the far end of the Long Leaf Mall parking lot (near Monkey Joes). Please look for the MarineQuest Van. Students will be signed in/out of MarineQuest care at drop-off and pick-up. Students will be shuttled by MarineQuest staff to the Center for Marine Science promptly after drop-off. Cancellation Fee: $45 because of supplies that will be purchased in advance.

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

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Description

Looking for a fun and exciting way for your child to spend their time during spring break? This is their chance to join our MarineQuest staff at the UNCW Center for Marine Science for a week of Ocean Critters Exploration! Our quality programming is fun and academically enriching, giving participants an opportunity to apply what they've learned in school in authentic, meaningful situations. Our spring break camp activities include laboratory experiments, field trips, exploration, games, and more. Your child will be captivated as the MarineQuest staff transforms them into a junior scientist on a mission for sea life exploration! Whether we are flying high with the seabirds, diving deep with dolphins, tracking turtles, or finding fish…this week will surely be a splash!

Programs are specifically designed for grades 3-5. Participants must be currently enrolled in grades 3-5 at the time of the program.

Students need to bring a nutritious bagged lunch, snacks (2), and beverage in a flexible container each day.

Sample Schedule*:
  • 8 am drop off at CMS/ check-in
  • 8:30 opening presentation of theme
  • 9:00 lab investigation
  • 10:00 snack break
  • 10:15 field investigation
  • 11:00 clean up
  • 11:30 lunch
  • 12:15 clean up/ depart for field site
  • 12:45 arrive at field site
  • 2:45 depart field site for CMS
  • 3:15 arts & crafts/video/games/lab experiment
  • 3:45 pick up at CMS/ check-out
*sample schedule only, parents will be provided a detailed agenda at Monday orientation.

Cancellation Fee: $45 because of supplies that will be purchased in advance.