Summer Camp at Sandy Hook
Marine Science Program for Middle School Students
Hosted by MAST

Summer Camp at Sandy Hook is a hands-on marine sciences program with both lab and field work that explores the marine life and habitats of Sandy Hook's beaches and estuaries. It is hosted by the Marine Academy of Science and Technology (MAST). Click here for our brochure and here for a short video. There was also an article in the Asbury Park Press that is quite nice.

MAST began running this program in 1991.  Wow!

The topics covered include:

Dates and Times
We will offer four identical sessions:

Classes will meet from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM at MAST on Sandy Hook. Students must provide their own transportation to and from the Marine Academy of Science and Technology (MAST). Students should bring their own snacks and lunch.

Faculty
The faculty for the summer camp are all members of the Science Faculty at MAST.

Tuition
Tuition for the five day course is $300.

Pre-requisites
The program is open to students who will have completed the 6th, 7th or 8th grade by June, 2017. The students must have earned a B or better in the current year's science course.

Acceptance
Enrollment is limited. Applications will be handled on a "first come, first served" basis.  Acceptances will be emailed on a "rolling acceptance" basis.

Application Deadline
We've extended the application deadline; we'll accept applications as long as we have openings.  The application deadline is June 16, 2017.  As long as we have openings...

Refunds
If your plans change and you can't make it to Summer Camp at Sandy Hook, we'll provide a refund if we know before May 15. We'll provide a refund up until June 5 if we're able to find a replacement to fill your slot.

Application Process

The Stars Challenge
PO Box 402
Colts Neck, NJ 07722