Coastal Discoveries: Marine Education Program


Come aboard the 48' Erica Lee II out of Newburyport, MA for a week of fishing, whale watching, hauling lobster traps, exploring islands and so much more! Enrollment is limited: sign up today! Ages 8+ Day Camp Coastal Discoveries is a non-profit marine education summer program aboard the 48’ Erica Lee II, located on the Newburyport waterfront. Established in 1988, Coastal Discoveries is the longest running local marine summer program providing children with the opportunity to explore and engage with our local marine environment while creating an understanding and appreciation of our coastal waters. Activities our campers participate in include fishing, exploring islands, whale watching, hauling lobster traps and so much more! Our experienced staff provides a wealth of local maritime knowledge and helps create memories that will last a lifetime. We are the proud recipient of the 2014, 2015 & 2016 Best Children’s Program award from BONS.

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Gender Coed

Minimum Age 8

Maximum Age 18+

Camp Dates June 25-29 Age 8+ July 2-6 (Fishing Session ages 9+) July 9-13 Teens 12+ July 16-20 Age 8+ July 23-27 Teens 12+ July 30- Aug. 3 Age 8+ Aug. 6-10 Teens 12+ Aug. 13-17 Age 8+ Aug 20-24 Age 8+

Camp Cities Newburyport, MA

Year Established 1988

Camp Director Beth Abbott-Bishop

Camp Director Email

Camp Capacity 24

Camp Length Monday-Friday day camp

Costs $495


52R Merrimac Street
Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950
United States

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  • Coastal Discoveries runs from 8:30-4 Monday- Friday.
  • 1:5 Counselor to child ratio

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