For kids entering 7th, 8th and 9th grades
register for summer camp at this time
sign-up for Summer Camp through May 11, 2022.
Family Memberships are only valid for the immediate family
(i.e. Parents and Children – not Grandchildren)
Memberships are valid through the calendar year. If you
were a member last summer and haven’t renewed, you can
renew your membership online today.
The Young Explorers program is for kids entering 7th, 8th, and 9th grade. It is a week full of adventure both at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge and trips to Sunken Forest and the Peconic River. We’ll explore the special habits of the Refuge and learn all about the ecology of Long Island’s unique habitats.
Schedule and other details:
When: Monday to Thursday (time frame of days between 9 AM to 12 PM – 3PM based on scheduled activities, please see below). Ferry tickets and all supplies for kayaking are included.
Where: Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Sunken Forest Fire Island, and Peconic River.
Monday– at Quogue Wildlife Refuge from 9 AM – 12 PM
Tuesday – at Sunken Forest, Fire Island from 9 AM to ~3 PM. Parents/guardians drop-off & pick-up at Sailors Haven Ferry Terminal in Sayville.
Wednesday – at Peconic River in Calverton from 9 AM to ~ 2:30 PM. Exact drop-off/ pick-up locations in Calverton will be sent to registrants.
Thursday AM – at Quogue Wildlife Refuge from 9 AM to 12 PM.
Thursday PM – Night Hike at Quogue Wildlife Refuge from 7 PM to 10 PM.
Please register for ONLY ONE session per child per summer. Multiple sessions of the grade levels will be offered through the summer – please choose the session that works best in your schedule!
Parents must transport their campers to and from offsite trips on Tuesday(Sunken Forest Ferry Terminal in Sayville) & Wednesday(Kayaking drop-off in Riverhead). Detailed information on the drop-off and pick-up locations will be provided.
Members $385 | Non-members $420
Due to the popularity of the program, please only register your child for ONE session per summer/ per child. Select the desired week below or download the camp application to print and mail from home.
Grade level is the grade that your child will be entering in September of 2022.
Refunds will be granted if cancellations are received 2 weeks prior to the start date of the session (minus a $25 cancellation fee.) There will be no refund if cancellation occurs within two weeks of the first day of the session. Changes in camp week are subject to an additional $25 processing fee.