FAQ

what are your safety protocols?

Our program was tailored to our local waters and weather conditions to minimize all surprises.
All activities are carefully planned and professionally managed by licensed life long Sea men.
Small manageable groups with 4:1 Instructor to camper ratios
All staff train and practice in the same waters.
Campers wear life jackets and protective gear at all times.
All trip leaders are certified in CPR, Child First aid.
We hire and train our own life guards and have an aquatics director on staff.

Where do the activities take place?

Everyday is a new adventure so depending on the group and activity expect your campers to be at one of the following locations:
Rockaway beach – Surfing , skim boarding , boogie boarding
Long beach – surfing, skim boarding , boogie boarding
Gerritsen beach – wake boarding, wake surfing, fly boarding and pontoon
sea breeze park – slip and slide , skim board training
Marine park bird estuary – kayaking and stand up paddle boarding
Central park – carp, cat fish and blue gill fishing
Prospect park – bass , crappie and sun fish fishing
Brighton beach – beach day, skim boarding
Manhattan beach – beach days, skim boarding
jones beach – beach days skim boarding plumb beach – kayaking , stand up paddle boarding
jamaica bay – boat fishing
coney island – pontoon
rochaway channel – pontoon
Verrazano – sight seeing
statue liberty – sight seeing
coney pier – fluke fushing
riis park sea wall – porgy fishing

What age group is the program geared for?

Water sports is for everyone.
We recommend that your child be at least 6 years old before their first day of camp.

does my child need to know how to swim?

as long as your child isn’t afraid of water then they dont need to know how to swim. Children wear life jackets at all times and all instructors have water safety skills.

What happens when it rains?

Camp will be canceled on rainy days unless we email or text you otherwise
There will be a make up day on Sunday of the cancelled rainy day.
If you are not able to attend that Sunday you can attend another Sunday as long as you let know and there is room.
There will be no refunds issued for rainy day camp cancellation
If you decide not to show up on Sunday with out letting us know then a credit will not be issued for another Sundays and you will lose your slot, so please communicate your plans to us.
Rainy day cancellations can only be made up on weekends not during the week.

Do you provide food?

We serve only fruits as snacks and water all day. We recoomend you bring additional lunch.

can i cancel my registration if its not the right fit?

You could only get a refund before May 15th
May 15th. No refunds for any reason.
please refer to camp maritime policy for further clarification

what are the hours of operation?

Camp starts on monday, june 27th 2021
and ends Friday, September 2 2021
Monday – friday
We are open at 8:30am and finish 4:30pm
Saturday & sunday
9am – 5pm – additional fees apply
camp after hours
Monday – friday
4:30pm – 8:30pm – additional fees apply

Where do I pick up and drop off my child?

Children get dropped off and picked up at the same location:
311 Seabreeze av
brooklyn , ny 11224
drop off is between 8:30am – 9am
No later then 9:15am
pick up is between 4:15pm – 4:30pm
no later then 4:45pm

Do you provide transportation?

We offer transportation for an additional fee $150
the service is a mixture of door to door and bus stop service.
We do not currently provide transportation
to Manhattan, New Jersey, Long Island and Queens
but that can change. Please inquire with management.
If you are enrolling as group and have 6-7 campers traveling together, transport can be arranged.
campers must be at least 12 years old for private limo service
please call 718-332-4859 or email us at havefun@campmaritime.com

What does my child need to bring to camp daily?

Water shoes
rash guards
sun cap
full water bottle
snacks
sun screen
hoodies
change of clothes
towels
sun glasses
No flip flops or bare feet to any activity
Child will not participate or be asked to go home
Please refer to Camp maritime policy page.
if you have any questions please email us at havefun@campmaritime.com

What paperwork do i need to attend camp?

In order to attend camp all on boarding paperwork needs to be completed and signed.
You can use the all forms or you can go to camp forms to down load all documents.
Medical forms must be no older then January 1st of this year.
if your child has a medical condition we need to know up please fax them to 718-732-2373
Our medical director will needs to evaluate and determine eligibility before camp starts.
If its determined that your child can not handle light physical exertion we will give you a 100% refund before camp starts.
It is important to hand in all medical reports early if you your child has condition
If your child is healthy please bring all signed documents on your child first day of camp.
Please refer to Camp policy

How can I find out more?

We are happy to answer any questions or provide more details about our one of a kind on water camp. We can be reached at 718-332-4859 or at havefun@campmaritime.com

Why do we have to pay an additional $125 registration fee?

Registration fee covers all trip fees plus Equipment
Equipment we supply:
– 2 spf 50 rash guards
– 1 spf 50 quick dry sun cap
– 1 rain poncho
– 1 Bpa free water bottle

if my child gets sick during enrollment can there be any make up days?

There are no make up days. We are a small camp and our instructors are hired based on enrollment.
If you miss days for any reason there is no guarantee there will be space available.
Please inquire with management for possibly make up days the last week of camp.
Please check camp policy