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SEACAMP II
Overnight Camp for Rising 8th - 12th Graders
SEACAMP II
Overnight Camp for Students 8th through 12th Grade
About SEACAMP II
Overnight Camp for 8th - 12th Graders

SEACAMP II is a 7 day, 6 night program for students that have previously attended SEACAMP San Diego, either during the summer as part of SEACAMP I, SEACAMP Jr., or Summer Day Camp programs or during the school year as part of a 5-day program. Program is limited to 28 students per session and students will do all activities together. Many students choose to attend SEACAMP I & II consecutively. All of our SEACAMP II sessions have a SEACAMP I prior to them. Some students that have attended SEACAMP I in a previous year choose to attend SEACAMP II & III consecutively. Participants for all Summer Camps are required to be fully vaccinated and up to date for COVID-19 vaccinations prior to start of their session. See additional COVID-19 information here.

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Our Summer Camp is designed as a progressive program – first attending SEACAMP I, then SEACAMP II and SEACAMP III – as all labs and field activities build on what was learned and accomplished in the previous session. SEACAMP II will provide students a more challenging and self-guided exposure to marine science. Students will have the opportunity to snorkel from a variety of sites off the shores of San Diego. Additionally, qualified students will be able to add SCUBA diving to their program – restrictions apply. Optional SCUBA Program participants must be Certified SCUBA Divers 14 years or older, other restrictions apply. During our unique two-day live-aboard boat trip, students and SEACAMP staff will travel to the South Channel Islands for two days of snorkeling, diving (restrictions apply), kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding.

Camp Tuition182500$per student

All Sessions for 2022 have passed.

Session Dates
Must Have Previous SEACAMP Experience

Overnight camp open to students entering 8th through 12th grade in upcoming fall with previous SEACAMP experience. SEACAMP II offers both snorkeling and optional SCUBA diving – restrictions apply.

Previous SEACAMP experience can either be SEACAMP I; Summer Day Camp 2020; Summer Day Camp 2022; School Year 5-day Program. Students must be 14 years or older, a certified SCUBA diver by the start of their session, and receive medical clearance to participate in SCUBA Program. Medical restrictions apply and additional forms are required.

This SEACAMP II session can be done consecutively with SEACAMP III. Students stay with SEACAMP from the start of SEACAMP II to the end of SEACAMP III. Click here fore SEACAMP III information.

Overnight camp open to students entering 8th through 12th grade in upcoming fall with previous SEACAMP experience. SEACAMP II offers both snorkeling and optional SCUBA diving – restrictions apply.

Previous SEACAMP experience can either be SEACAMP I; Summer Day Camp 2020; Summer Day Camp 2022; School Year 5-day Program. Students must be 14 years or older, a certified SCUBA diver by the start of their session, and receive medical clearance to participate in SCUBA Program. Medical restrictions apply and additional forms are required.

Overnight camp open to students entering 8th through 12th grade in upcoming fall with previous SEACAMP experience. SEACAMP II offers both snorkeling and optional SCUBA diving – restrictions apply.

Previous SEACAMP experience can either be SEACAMP I; Summer Day Camp 2020; Summer Day Camp 2022; School Year 5-day Program. Students must be 14 years or older, a certified SCUBA diver by the start of their session, and receive medical clearance to participate in SCUBA Program. Medical restrictions apply and additional forms are required.

Program Details

All sessions are closed as session dates have passed. SEACAMP II sessions are open to students entering 8th through 12th grades in the upcoming fall with previous SEACAMP experience. Enrollment is accepted online with a partially refundable $300.00 deposit payment. The deposit payment is required to secure student’s spot in session. Session is limited to 28 students. The Final Payment alone will not secure enrollment in session. If the deposit payment option is not available, the session is full. Previous SEACAMP experience can either be SEACAMP I; Summer Day Camp 2020; Summer Day Camp 2022; School Year 5-day Program. All COVID-19 Policies, Cancellation Policy, and Terms and Conditions should be reviewed prior to enrolling your student.

Students 8th grade or older have the option to attend SEACAMP I & II consecutively. Students 9th grade or older have the option to attend SEACAMP II & III consecutively. Sessions indicated with (*) may be done with the next level. Students will stay with SEACAMP from the start of the first session to the end of the next session.

Wait List: If you would like to add your student to a wait list for a closed session, please email your request to seacamp@seacamp.com will the following information: desired session; student name (first and last); student date of birth; student gender identity; student grade (fall 2022); parent contact information (best email and phone number).

Transfer Policy
Transfer Policy applies per student, per session. Students may request to transfer or switch session dates without penalty. Requests will be granted providing space is available and that the request is received prior to May 15th. Request a transfer by emailing seacamp@seacamp.com. The email must include student’s name, date of birth, session date student is enrolled in and which session date student would like to be transferred to. Fees may apply for changes after May 15th.

Enrollment Considerations
Each family should carefully consider if participation is appropriate for their student due to the additional risk associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Students who are immunocompromised, or live with individuals at risk of serious illness due to COVID-19 should not attend programs, or they should consult with their doctor to determine if participation would be safe and appropriate.

  • Session may be cancelled or modified based on local or regional public health concerns. Please have an alternative plan ready.
  • Many activities will occur in public park spaces that are accessible to the general public.
  • Students may be required to wear a face covering in public places. Face covering must be good quality. Sun buffs and face shields cannot be used in place of a face covering.
  • Fiesta Island Youth Aquatic Center is a multi-use facility that may include students from other geographic areas. SEACAMP students will have designated spaces and will have limited to no interaction with other programs.

COVID-19 Vaccination & Immunization Policies
For COVID-19 all students are required to be fully vaccinated and up to date of their vaccinations, as defined by the CDC, by the start of their session date. Proof of vaccination required.

Additionally, per the California Department of Health all participants will be required to provide a copy of their immunization records that include the date of their last tetanus shot. We require participants to be up-to-date on recommended vaccinations for their age according to the CDC.

There are no exceptions or exemptions to these policies. Students that are not fully vaccinated and up to date for COVID-19 vaccinations or are not able to supply a copy of their immunization records will not be able to attend camp.

COVID-19 PCR Test Policy
COVID-19 PCR (molecular) Test Policy is currently required and applies per student, per session. SEACAMP San Diego reserves the right to modify or cancel this policy at any time. Each student must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the start of the session. Failure to provide COVID-19 PCR test results to SEACAMP San Diego (emailed to seacamp@seacamp.com) prior to the session starting or at check-in on the first day of camp will result in immediate cancellation of the student and no refunds will be provided. Students with a positive COVID-19 PCR test and their close contacts (including attending siblings or friends), will not be able to attend session and tuition will be partially refundable. Tuition for students with a positive COVID-19 PCR test will be refunded minus a $150 processing fee per student; unless we are able to fill the open spot in the session, then all tuition will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee per student. Additionally, students may instead transfer their enrollment and tuition minus a $50 processing fee per student to a later session, if available.

If a student has recently recovered from COVID-19, you may provide ALL of the following in lieu of a COVID-19 PCR test taken with 72 hours of the start of the session. Failure to provide ALL of the below will result in immediate cancellation of the student and no refunds will be provided.

  • Negative antigen test (rapid test) taken within 24 hours of the session start date. Documentation of negative test from a testing center or health facility must be emailed to seacamp@seacamp.com prior to the session starting or provided at check-in on the first day of camp.
    • Students with a positive antigen test and their close contacts (including attending siblings or friends), will not be able to attend session and tuition will be partially refundable. Tuition will be refunded as stated above.
  • Documentation of your positive COVID-19 PRC test result (at time of infection) on a sample taken no more than 90 days before the start of the session. Record of infection must be more than 10 days prior to the start of the session. Documentation must be emailed to seacamp@seacamp.com prior to the session starting or provided at check-in on the first day of camp.
  • A letter from a licensed healthcare provider or a public health official stating that the student is cleared to travel. Letter must be emailed to seacamp@seacamp.com prior to the session starting or provided at check-in on the first day of camp.

Students that attend consecutive sessions may be additionally tested between sessions at no additional cost. Results of test may result enrollment in next session to be cancelled.

COVID-19 Policies
As stated above all students are required to be fully vaccinated and up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations, as defined by the CDC, prior to the start of their session dates. Also stated above, all students are required to follow the COVID-19 PCR Test Policy. Following are additional COVID-19 Policies. SEACAMP San Diego reserves the right to modify or change these policies at any time.

  • All students must have 10 days of good health prior to the session start date and students are required to follow a 10-day precaution plan. Specifically, students should be extra cautious of close interactions at school. Wear a good quality face covering for necessary interactions in public (school, doctors, etc.). Only interact with individuals in their household when not wearing a face covering.
  • All instructors are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and will be periodically tested for COVID-19
  • Students will be screened at check-in to meet the following health parameters. The answer must be NO to all of the following screening questions:
    • Has student had any of the following symptoms:
      • Cough • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing • Fever • Chills • Muscle Pain • Sore throat • New loss of taste or smell • Nausea • Vomiting • Diarrhea
    • Within the 10 days prior to camp, has student been in contact with anyone suspected or diagnosed with COVID19?
    • Temperature check – No fever of 100.4°F or greater
    • No observed symptoms of illness

SEACAMP II Tuition
$1850.00 per student – $300.00 deposit required with enrollment. Tuition balance and required online Registration Forms for session are due on or before May 15th.

Tuition Payments
Tuition payments are paid online and are made in two installment payments (Deposit & Final Payment). At the time of enrollment the $300 Deposit Payment is due. Most families choose to pay the Deposit Payment at enrollment and the Final Payment by May 15th.

Tuition Includes
Housing, meals, admission to all attractions, gear, equipment, 24-hour supervision and transportation while in San Diego, plus SEACAMP swag.

As an added benefit to those who are attending back-to-back sessions of SEACAMP I and SEACAMP II or SEACAMP II and SEACAMP III, your tuition will include all intersession activities, supervision, housing, dinner and breakfast.

Transportation to San Diego is not included in tuition. Students and families are responsible arranging travel. Tuition includes transportation to and from the San Diego International Airport for students with flights that arrive and depart inside the provided window of time.

Cancellation Policy
Deposit and tuition may be partially refundable. Cancellations prior to January 31st are subject to a $100.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations between February 1st & March 31st are subject to a $200.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations between April 1st and May 15th are subject to a $300.00 cancellation fee. Deposits and tuition are non-refundable after May 15th. Travel fees, unaccompanied minor fees and SCUBA rental fees are fully refundable fee up to 30 days prior to session date. Cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to seacamp@seacamp.com and received by the dates stated above. Cancellation Policy applies to each session. Cancellation email must include student’s name, date of birth, and session date

If program is cancelled by SEACAMP due to insufficient participants or health and safety concerns, deposit/tuition will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee.

Students with a positive COVID-19 PCR test and their close contacts (including attending siblings or friends), will not be able to attend session and tuition will be partially refundable. Tuition for students with a positive COVID-19 PCR test will be refunded minus a $150 processing fee per student; unless we are able to fill the open spot in the session, then all tuition will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee per student. Additionally, students may instead transfer their enrollment and tuition to a later session minus a $50 processing fee per student, if available.

Transfer Policy
Transfer Policy applies per student, per session. Students may request to transfer or switch session dates without penalty. Requests will be granted providing space is available and that the request is received prior to May 15th. Request a transfer by emailing seacamp@seacamp.com. The email must include student’s name, date of birth, session date student is enrolled in and which session date student would like to be transferred to. Fees may apply for changes after May 15th.

Additional Fees, if applicable

  • Additional Fees for Air Travel:
    • Late arrival fee: $25.00*
    • Unaccompanied minor fee: $75 each way*
    • Early departure fee: $25.00*
  • Late fee for auto departure
    • Late fees start accruing at 3:01pm with $1.00 charge for every late minute.
  • Additional Fees for Train Pick-up and Drop-off
    • $75.00 each leg of travel
  • Additional SCUBA Rental Fee (optional)
    • $100.00 per student, per session

*Restrictions apply, please see Travel Information for more details.

SEACAMP San Diego Location
Camp location is on Mission Bay just north of downtown San Diego and approximately 7 miles from the San Diego International Airport. This location has our dorms, restrooms, showers, classrooms, aquariums and access to a private beach.

Housing
Students will be housed in a traditional open style dorm equipped with bunk beds. We have two large dorm rooms, one for female identifying students and one for male identifying students. Students are assured 24-hour supervision by our SEACAMP Marine Science Instructors that spend the night in the dorms with the students. Students bring their own bottom sheets, sleeping bags and pillows. Dorms are separated by a courtyard area, which encloses a safe space to play games and hang out, and provides a sunlit outdoor area for the tables for meals or alternate lab space. Bathrooms are across the courtyard with separate facilities for males and females. Each bathroom is equipped with toilet facilities and separate, individually curtained showers. To conserve water showers are push button showers. SEACAMP San Diego currently only has gender binary dorm and bathroom options; either male or female.

Meals
SEACAMP San Diego provides all meals that are included on your schedule. Meals are supplied by our caterer while at camp and are prepared in their kitchen, or by the Horizon boat crew while on the boat. Breakfasts and dinners are usually cafeteria-style and served at our camp facility. Lunches are “brown-bag” style and usually eaten in the field. Meals are delicious and varied, well-balanced and include fresh fruits and vegetables. However, snacks are not included. If your student will need more than the meals provided, please have them bring individually wrapped snacks in a bag labeled with their name. Snacks will be stored and available daily to students.

Classroom Facilities
All of our lab & workshop facilities are tailored for the specific needs of our program and include a classroom with a running seawater system, a full aquarium room with touch tanks, a shark tank with live specimens, microscopes, and the added security of private beaches.

Boat Trip
Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a two-day live-aboard boat trip to the South Channel Islands. During the trip students and staff will be housed on the Horizon Charters’ live-aboard dive boat, one of the largest dive boats in Southern California, which is comfortably equipped for many days at sea. See more information on Horizon’s vessel here.

SEACAMP II is a water-intensive week that builds on the curriculum of SEACAMP I. Students are given additional opportunities to boogie board, kayak and snorkel from a variety of sites. These activities help to prepare them for the highlight of SEACAMP II – the boat trip. Students and staff members will board the Horizon Charters boat “The Horizon” for a two-day liveaboard experience. The Horizon is a 80 foot Coast Guard inspected boat that is comfortably equipped for many days at sea. The boat cruises through the night and in the morning students awake to find themselves at the Channel Islands. Students spend two days snorkeling, diving, kayaking and other water activities before returning to San Diego. Students who are 14 years or older and are SCUBA certified will have the opportunity to participate in the optional SCUBA program.

Students will participate in advanced labs and workshops during SEACAMP II. They will delve into the Advanced Invertebrate Lab by probing for living animals among kelp holdfasts in and among mussel beds. The Advanced Fish Lab provides more detailed information and builds on the basics learned in Fish Adaptations. They will learn to use field guides and keys while working with the on-site aquariums. During the week, students will develop and complete an Independent Research Project that entails a literature search, field observation and the collection of specimens.

SEACAMP II also takes advantage of the attractions that San Diego has to offer. Students visit the Stephen Birch Aquarium and the San Diego Zoo. While visiting some of these world-class facilities, students will have the chance to participate in scavenger hunts and to work on their individual research projects using these terrific local resources.

While in San Diego, lunches are generally “bag” style and eaten in the field. Dinners are generally served “cafeteria” style at camp prior to the evening activity. Meals on the boat trip are eaten on the boat.

The SEACAMP San Diego SCUBA Program is optional and provided in addition to snorkeling. The program is offered during SEACAMP II & III sessions only and is not required to participate. Qualified students will have the option to add SCUBA to their SEACAMP session, where they will join our SCUBA Instructors, Divemasters and co-SEACAMPers in the beautiful waters off of Southern California’s coast. SCUBA, or Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus, involves additional training and acceptance of additional risks. All SEACAMP II and III SCUBA students will participate in an initial shallow bay session to evaluate their skills and acclimate to equipment. Student divers are led by Divemasters or Dive Instructors in small dive groups of no more than 5 students.

Qualifications & Requirements
Students must be 14 years or older and a certified open water SCUBA diver by the start of their session to participate in SCUBA Program. SEACAMP San Diego does not provide SCUBA training; therefore, students that are not already certified open water SCUBA diver will not be allowed to dive during the session. There are no exceptions.

All students participating in SCUBA Program must complete the Diver Medical Participant Questionnaire with Diver Medical Examiner’s Evaluation Form in consultation with a physician who is knowledgeable about diving medicine. Please contact Divers Alert Network for a referral to a medical professional in your area – click here. The Diving Medical Guidance must be provided to the physician – click here for guidance. Honesty on health forms is required. SEACAMP San Diego will review the health information of each participant and evaluate risk conditions. Additional tests or physician consultations may be required to confirm fitness for diving.

Diver Medical Participant Questionnaire with Diver Medical Examiner’s Evaluation Form Directions – click here for form:

  • Page 1 of the Medical Participant Questionnaire must be completed by all participants and questions 1 through 10 must be answered. SEACAMP San Diego REQUIRES the Medical Evaluation Form even if you answered no to all questions on Page 1.
  • Page 2 of the Medical Participant Questionnaire should be completed as directed.
  • Page 3 is the Diver Medical Examiner’s Evaluation Form which must be completed by a physician who is knowledgeable about diving medicine. Please contact Divers Alert Network for a referral to a medical professional in your area – click here. The Diving Medical Guidance must be provided to the physician – click here for guidance. SEACAMP San Diego REQUIRES the Medical Evaluation Form even if you answered no to all questions on Page 1.
  • Submit Participant Questionnaire with Diver Medical Examiner’s Evaluation Form: Page 1 through Page 3 must either be uploaded to SCUBA Forms or emailed to seacamp@seacamp.com prior to the start of the student’s session.

Medical conditions that disqualify students from diving at SEACAMP San Diego: Current asthma induced by exercise, cold air, or emotion; Current Epilepsy/Seizures; Diabetes (under 16 years old); Spontaneous pneumothorax; Narcolepsy; Blackouts/fainting/sudden loss of consciousness; Severe Anxiety. Please contact us for additional information.

SCUBA Diving during SEACAMP II and III sessions is a choice and a privilege. SEACAMP reserves the right to remove students from the program at any time, especially if it is determined that they are jeopardizing the safety of themselves or others. If this is determined or if a student chooses not to dive, SCUBA fees will not be refunded.

Dive Gear & Fees
Students may use their own dive gear or gear can be rented at SEACAMP for a nominal charge of $100.00 per session. Rental fee is due by May 15th along with required Form is refundable up to 30 days prior to the session date. SEACAMP II and III students who wish to participate in the SCUBA program must complete the required SCUBA Forms included in the Registration Forms to participate in this portion of SEACAMP III. If SCUBA Forms are not completed student will NOT be able to participate in SCUBA Program.

SCUBA at Camp
Student divers are led by staff members or boat crew who hold Divemaster or Instructor ratings. Small dive groups of five students allow for individualized attention and specialized dive goals. All students are required to participate in an initial check-out dive to evaluate skills and acclimate to equipment to continue in SCUBA Program.

SCUBA Diving during SEACAMP II and III sessions is a choice and a privilege. SEACAMP reserves the right to remove a student from the program at any time, should a student’s dive leader feel they are jeopardizing the safety of themselves or the group. If this is determined SCUBA fees will not be refunded.

Students may use their own dive gear or gear can be rented at SEACAMP for a nominal charge of $100.00 per session. Fees are paid online with the required forms.

Students must bring the following SCUBA items with them to camp:

  1. SCUBA Certification card (if you cannot locate your card, contact the agency that your student is certified under (e.g. PADI, SSI, etc.) or the dive shop where the student was certified.
  2. Dive Log showing dive training record and dives since certification.
  3. Dive Tables or Computer (unless SEACAMP is providing).

As stated above students are required to participate in an initial check-out dive to evaluate skills and acclimate to equipment to continue in SCUBA Program. This dive check is generally done in Mission Bay prior to the live aboard boat trip. The rest of the dives will be done during the live aboard boat trip when the boat will be anchored off the coast on of the South Channel Islands (generally San Clemente Island). Dive depths are no more than 60 feet and students are, generally, grouped in a dive group with students of similar experience levels. Students will be lead in dive groups of no more than five by staff remembers or boat crew who hold at Divemaster or Instructor ratings. See the SEACAMP II schedule of activities here for planned dives.

Travel to and from San Diego is to be arranged by the student and their parent/guardian and is not covered in the SEACAMP San Diego tuition. SEACAMP San Diego provides complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off, as long as students arrive and depart inside the designated window of time provided. See below for exceptions. Travel Information is due with the rest of the Registration Forms by May 15th. Any changes to travel after May 15th must be approved by SEACAMP San Diego but may not be possible.

Students Traveling by Car
Arrival: Student check-in on the first day of camp is between 10:00am and 12:00pm. Students arriving by car must use the provided map to camp to navigate to the SEACAMP San Diego facility and be checked-in by adult. The map will be sent with the Student Information Packet emailed after enrollment. Please do not use our mailing address – it will not get you to our facility. SEACAMP provides a generous 2-hour check-in window, please ensure check-in is between 10:00am and 12:00pm. Late arriving students may not be able to join the group until dinner time.

Departure: Student check-out on the last day of camp is between 1:00pm and 3:00pm. All students will need to be checked-out and signed out with SEACAMP staff. The authorized pick-up person will be required to show a government issued photo ID for student check-out and must use the provided map to camp to navigate to the SEACAMP San Diego facility. The map will be sent with the Student Information Packet emailed after enrollment. Please do not use our mailing address – it will not get you to our facility. SEACAMP provides a generous 2-hour check-out window, please ensure check-out is between 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Early check-out is not possible. If you happen to arrive early, please wait until we are ready for you at 1:00pm. Late Fee: Check-out after 3:00pm will result in late fee penalties. Late fees start accruing at 3:01pm with $1.00 charged for every late minute.

COVID-19 Protocols for Check-in/out: Minimize number of people checking student in/out of camp. After check-in/out is complete depart facility promptly. Follow posted face-covering requirements. These protocols are subject to change.

Students Traveling by Air
Arrival: Flights must arrive on the first day of camp between 9:00am and 12:00pm into San Diego International Airport (SAN). SEACAMP staff members will meet students at the baggage claim carousal for their flight. Staff members will be wearing a SEACAMP San Diego t-shirt and holding a yellow “camper pick-up” sign. Please note, all students must be traveling as ticketed passengers – we can not have students flying as “standby” passengers.

  • Travel Fee: Arriving Early – For flights that arrive prior to 9:00am, there will be no additional charge. Students will wait at baggage claim for SEACAMP Staff to pick up at 9:00am. Arriving Late – Flights arriving between 12:00pm and 1:00pm are subject to $25.00 fee. Student may need to go directly to beach to meet up with the group and may miss some of the scheduled activities.
  • Unaccompanied Minor Fee: Students arriving as unaccompanied minors designated by the airline either due to age or due to preference are subject to a $75.00 fee. This service is only provided for students that are arriving inside provided window (9am -12pm). We are not able to accommodate students arriving early or late. SEACAMP must be notified of Unaccompanied Minor status on Travel Form. Upon arrival, SEACAMP staff member will acquire pass from airline to obtain entry into secured area of airport and will meet your student at the gate for his/her flight. If your airline of choice requires information regarding pick-up person, give the SEACAMP office a call/email and we will provide that for you (e.g. name, phone number, etc.).

Departure: Flights should depart San Diego International Airport (SAN) on the last day of camp between 2:00pm and 5:00pm. Students will arrive at the airport 120 – 150 minutes before scheduled flights. SEACAMP staff members will assist students with the check-in process and see them through security checkpoints. Please note, all students must be traveling as ticketed passengers – we can not have students flying as “standby” passengers.

  • Travel Fee: Departing Early – Flights departing between 10:00am and 2:00pm are subject to $25.00 fee. Student may miss some or all of the day’s scheduled activities. Departing Late – For flights departing after 5:00pm, there will be no additional charge. Students will go to the airport with the last group of students.
  • Unaccompanied Minor Fee: Students departing as unaccompanied minors designated by the airline either due to age or due to preference are subject to a $75.00 fee. This service is only provided for students that are departing inside provided window (2pm -5pm). We are not able to accommodate students departing early or late. SEACAMP must be notified of Unaccompanied Minor status on Travel Form. Upon departure, SEACAMP staff will acquire pass from airline to obtain entry in to secured area and wait with student at his/her departure gate until plane departs.

Students Traveling by Train
Service is NOT included in SEACAMP tuition, but provided for an additional $75.00 fee each way. Please check Amtrak Unaccompanied Minor Policy.

Arrival: Trains must arrive on the first day of camp between 9:00am and 12:00pm into Old Town Transit Center (OLT). SEACAMP staff members will meet students on the train platform. Staff members will be wearing a SEACAMP San Diego t-shirt and holding a yellow “camper pick-up” sign.

Departure: Service not provided for students 15 years old or younger. Only provided for students 16 years or older. Trains must depart on the last day of camp between 2:00pm and 5:00pm from the Old Town Transit Center (OLT). Students will arrive at the train station 30 – 60 minutes before scheduled departure. SEACAMP staff members will assist students with the check-in process and wait with them until train departs.

Travel Fees
Required Travel Fees are due by May 15th with Travel Information Form. Fees are refundable up to 30 days prior to session date. Any changes to travel after May 15th must be approved by SEACAMP San Diego but may not be possible.

While your student is here with us at SEACAMP San Diego, we are excited to give them an “unplugged” experience. Time away from the computer, TV, and cell phone means more time for learning, interacting, and being out in the field and on the water. This unique unplugged experience allows your student to truly engage with other students and all of the activities he or she will be participating in.

For most families, it is the parents who find it hardest to cut ties with their student during a camp session. Students are engaged with new activities, new friends and busy schedules – no news is good news!  Parents may feel reassured to know that we will, of course, contact them if their child is having insurmountable difficulties or issues while at camp that are brought to the staff’s attention. SEACAMP staff has access to SEACAMP cell phones at all times for inter-staff and emergency use.

As you will not be receiving phone calls from your student once they have arrived at camp, try to remember that not hearing from them or SEACAMP is a positive thing – this means your child is okay and having a great time! Your student can, however, receive messages from home while they are at SEACAMP. Email is a great way to let your student know you are thinking of them and keep them up to date on life at home – please refrain from sending photos, as we do our best to keep waste minimal. Send your emails to camper@seacamp.com and include your student’s name in the subject line. Emails will be printed and delivered to camp once a day, except when students are on the live aboard boat trip. As there is no internet at camp, campers will not be able respond. Please be aware that messages are sometimes reviewed and those with inappropriate subject matter will not be delivered and may be forwarded to parent/guardian.

Prior to you student’ session be sure to discuss the importance of communicating with SEACAMP San Diego staff members. Instructors can only remedy ills we know about or witness; some students are quiet about their needs or problems. We try to hire a diverse staff so that even reserved students will be able to find someone they identify with and trust. Reinforce the importance of telling instructors about any questions or concerns your student may have while at camp.

All SEACAMP San Diego’s programs are centrally located in the community within easy reach of full medical facilities, including emergency care. All facilities are easily accessible by car and ambulance in case of emergency and professional medical care is on call 24 hours a day. Additionally, SEACAMP San Diego Instructors are certified Red Cross Lifeguards with First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Oxygen Administration training. SEACAMP San Diego does not retain a nurse on staff, although we do have a paramedic consultant on call.

Our registration forms ask parents/guardians to provide information about medical conditions, allergies, prescription and over the counter medications, etc. Our staff should be aware of medications that students should be taking. Student information is confidential and stays with SEACAMP staff at all times. With over-the-counter medications, completed registration forms provide us with a written list of what the child takes on a regular basis (Advil, Aspirin, Midol, etc.) and students bring their own supply. We have added a list of OTC medications that we stock at camp that may be available to your students if necessary, and parents may give permission to make these medications available if necessary.

In regards to prescription medications, SEACAMP staff is not authorized to hold or administer prescription mediation to students – with the exception of emergency medication (i.e. Epi Pen) which staff are able to administer in an emergency situation. Students that require prescription medications will be responsible to hold and administer them.

SEACAMP Staff cannot address or help remedy situations they are not made aware of. Students will need to communicate any health problems or concerns. If your child becomes ill or injured while attending SEACAMP San Diego, we will, of course, make sure that parents are kept informed about their child’s situation and progress. Whenever possible, parents/guardians will be included in decisions regarding their child’s care.SEACAMP San Diego Instructors remind students to keep their dorm space clean and clear, to shower regularly, wear clothing appropriate for the day’s activities and bring water bottles with them for the day. Two of the most important things for a successful camp experience is staying well-hydrated and sunburn free. Staff remind students to apply and reapply sunscreen and drink water throughout the day. Students have access to water and sunscreen all day – even when we are in the field for the day.  It is helpful to discuss parent/guardian expectations regarding sun exposure, appropriate attire, hygiene and hydration, etc. prior to camp attendance. Ultimately, it is the student’s responsibly to stay well-hydrated and sunburn free.

Required forms for attendance at SEACAMP San Diego are done online and are accessed through My Account. Please sign in to your account or Register for an account by navigating to www.seacamp.com/my-account, then click on the “Registration Forms” tab to find links to required forms. All forms and payments are due by May 15, 2022.

Before beginning the Registration Forms, you will need to gather the following, as they will be required to submit the forms:

  • Immunization record – required (electronic version to be uploaded)
  • COVID-19 vaccination record – required (electronic version to be uploaded)
  • Health insurance card – (electronic version to be uploaded)

SEACAMP II students and families will need to review and complete the following:

  • SEACAMP Information Packet: Required for each student and family to read and review. Packet includes rules and polices for SEACAMP, map/address to SEACAMP facility, cancellation policies, COVID-19 requirements, packing list and more. Click here for packet.
  • Registration Forms: Parent/Guardian to complete on behalf of child/ward. Forms are broken as follows:
    • Student Health Form: SEACAMP session information along with student, parent, emergency contact information and student dietary and medical information.
    • Release Form: Medical Authorization; Photo Release; Parent Authorization & Understanding; Assumption of Risks and Responsibility; Water Activities Acknowledgement of Risk; Voluntary Participation; Release, Indemnification, & Covenant Not to Sue.
    • Boat Release Form: Release for Horizon Charters for live-aboard boat trip, required for each student. Form is a PDF that must be printed, completed and uploaded in the online Registration Forms. Click here for form.
    • SCUBA Forms (for optional SCUBA Program): Included in the Registration Forms. The online SCUBA Forms are required for students that would like to participate in the optional SCUBA Program and must be completed and submitted on or before May 15th. All SCUBA participants are required to be 14 years or older and a certified open water SCUBA diver by the start of their summer camp session.
      • All students participating in SCUBA Program must complete the Diver Medical Participant Questionnaire with Diver Medical Examiner’s Evaluation Form in consultation with a physician who is knowledgeable about diving medicine. Please contact Divers Alert Network for a referral to a medical professional in your area – click here. The Diving Medical Guidance must be provided to the physician – click here for guidance. Honesty on health forms is required. SEACAMP San Diego will review the health information of each participant and evaluate risk conditions. Additional tests or physician consultations may be required to confirm fitness for diving. Completed medical participant questionnaire and Medical Examiner’s Evaluation Form can be submitted in SCUBA Forms or emailed to seacamp@seacamp.com prior to the session start date. Failure to provide questionnaire and form will result in cancellation from the SCUBA Program and SCUBA rental fee refunds (if applicable) will be refunded.
        • Page 1 of the Medical Participant Questionnaire must be completed by all participants and questions 1 through 10 must be answered. SEACAMP San Diego REQUIRES the Medical Evaluation Form even if you answered no to all questions on Page 1. Page 2 of the Medical Participant Questionnaire should be completed as directed. Page 3 is the Diver Medical Examiner’s Evaluation Form which must be completed by a physician who is knowledgeable about diving medicine. Please contact Divers Alert Network for a referral to a medical professional in your area. The Diving Medical Guidance must be provided to the physician. SEACAMP San Diego REQUIRES the Medical Evaluation Form even if you answered no to all questions on Page 1.
      • Medical conditions that disqualify students from diving at SEACAMP San Diego: Current asthma induced by exercise, cold air, or emotion; Current Epilepsy/Seizures; Diabetes (under 16 years old); Spontaneous pneumothorax; Narcolepsy; Blackouts/fainting/sudden loss of consciousness; Severe Anxiety. Please contact us for additional information.
  • Travel Information Form – Travel Information Form is required for all students regardless of how your student plans to arrive. Travel form is completed online and is due by May 15. Please review the Travel Information section of this packet before finalizing travel. Students MUST arrive inside the provided windows of time based on mode of transportation. Any changes to travel after May 15 must be approved and may NOT be possible. See Travel Information in Student Information Packet before finalizing travel.

All required forms are due by May 15th.