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Sea Turtle Camp

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Opens in 29 min: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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SCUBA visit to Sea Turtle Hospital

I went to the Sea turtle hospital as an addition to SCUBA camp. I remember being amazed and touched... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Sarcastic W
Awesome camp again this year. . despite terrible weather!

My 13-year-old daughter returned to Sea Turtle Camp this summer for the 12-day Open Water Scuba... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Sarah G
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Sea Turtle Camp is a life enriching marine biology experience. We offer a variety of adventure programs lasting from a few hours to a few weeks.We can cater to your specific group size and age profile. Through this multidimensional marine biology...more
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7213 Ogden Business Ln, Sutie 214, Wilmington, NC 28411-7456
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

I went to the Sea turtle hospital as an addition to SCUBA camp. I remember being amazed and touched by the care and kindness of the staff, as well as the beautiful turtles. This is a wonderful place to visit, especially if you want to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sarcastic W
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My 13-year-old daughter returned to Sea Turtle Camp this summer for the 12-day Open Water Scuba camp. The weather was terrible and visibility in the water/rough seas were a problem throughout her stay. Despite all of this, she **loved** camp again this year, loves SCUBA,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Our 15-year-old daughter joined the girls-only Costa Rica trip. She had trepidation about two weeks in the wilderness with 11 girls she did not know and NO CELL PHONE... but it was a life-changing experience. The girls learned so much, saw so much, and bonded...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Melissa G
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Per my tween daughter: “This camp was awesome. This camp allowed you to get your Scuba Open Water Scuba certification by PADI. First we finished the class work and took the test which we all passed on the 3rd day of camp. Then we did...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I was so nervous to have my daughter and her best friend away from home...350 miles away from home. I dropped the girls off on Sunday and had no interactions with them until the 4th day for about 10 mins...imagine the heart of a mom..LOL....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lydia L
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We got what we wanted/expected from this camp: Access to turtles--they visited the KB center several times and had hands-on time feeding and caring for turtles counselor-care--in any camp we hope that the counselors are mature enough to deal with what teens need as they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

My daughter (13) had the most amazing experience. This was 100% hands on. Completely professional. Amazing! Caring, compassionate staff helped her when she felt home sick one night. Great food, clean accommodations with an amazing view. She made friends and loved every second. She is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christine C
Reviewed July 16, 2018

My 10-year old (the youngest age allowed there) attended their Carolina Ocean Odyssey camp at North Topsail Beach for 6 days/5 nights -- complete with Sea Turtles, surfing, etc. To say he absolutely loved it and had a wonderful time would be an understatement. He...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Eva C
Reviewed July 9, 2018

My son Daniel who is 13 attended Open Water Scuba Camp 3 from June 24 to July 5. This was his first time away from home and I sent him all the way from Colorado on a plane by himself. The staff at Sea Turtle...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

My 14-year old daughter attended the SCUBA camp and absolutely loved it. It was hard work - early mornings and lots of work but she came home with her SCUBA PADI certification and can't wait to dive again. The counselors were great and she made...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jen R
January 18, 2018|
Response from lynnenjaycee | Reviewed this property |
Hello......there were some in my camp who have a passion to have a career in marine biology, and there were others who just love sea turtles and the beach.......we all just had a great time together.
August 25, 2016|
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Response from Alexis A | Reviewed this property |
It is only a camp. You can choose to go for a week or 2 weeks. Or you can go to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in North Carolina and do a walk through tour and see the turtles.
Kristen M
April 3, 2016|
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Response from Abbie S | Reviewed this property |
During my camp time we were not allowed to have our phones. On the first day of camp they took them up, the last night they gave them back to the peoples whose phones had been collected (not left with parents). That honestly... More