FAQ

  • Is your program safe?

    All our Activities are carefully planned and professionally overseen by US Coast Guard licensed captains, instructors and lifelong seamen. This aids in the supervision and leads to a safe, flexible, fun environment. Campers wear life jackets and helmets at all times and are supervised by Licensed instructors as well as Pediatric CPR/First certified Trip Leader on every activity. All counselor are certified beach/surf life guards.

  • Where do the activities take place?

    There are also 144 official launch sites in New York City that are available to us. Our Daily activities include; power packed, nutritious, morning exercise and on water activities all day. We believe a summer camp is meant to be an on-water adventure. Going to a trip, a pool and a local park is not exactly an adventure. Your kids deserve a chance to experience world class on water activities. Please Click here and take a look at our typical day to learn more.

  • What age group is the program geared towards?

    Our program is modeled after the most exclusive, all water sports programs around the world. With careful thought and consideration, given to every single detail. Camp Maritime is geared for children ages 5-16. For all participants to have the best experience, kids must be at least aged 5 a week prior to their enrollment date.

  • What skills does my child need to join your program?

    Your child must be capable of light exertion as well as be overall healthy. Beyond that, we ask that your child has a readiness to try new things and participate fully in fun group activities. Each camper will have responsibilities and their willingness to perform them will allow the entire group to have an awesome summer. It’s all about building trust, learning new skills and having tons of fun. On the first day of camp your child will be given a basic swimming test by our Red Cross Certified Aquatics Director to assess their skill and comfortability in the water. Your child does not need to know how to swim. (All children wear life jackets at all times) this sense in capital letters and bolder.

  • What is the instructor to camper ratio?

    We have approximately 5 to 1 camper to counselor ratio but some of our activities even require 1 on 1 instructor to camper ratio. It’s all about the campers needs.

  • What happens when it rains?

    There is never a dull moment at Camp Maritime. We have exclusive access to a huge local pool where we practice stand up paddle boarding, swimming, kayaking and scuba diving. We also go on awesome maritime theme trips. Below is a list of some of the maritime choices available.

    • http://www.noblemaritime.org/
    • http://www.waterfrontmuseum.org/
    • https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/
    • https://www.intrepidmuseum.org/
    • http://www.cityislandmuseum.org/
  • Do you provide food?

    Yes, we provide a healthy lunch.

  • Can I cancel my child’s registration/enrollment?

    Do to the nature of the camp all payments are final. No refunds and credits are up to the camps discretion

  • What are your camp Hours?

    Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

  • Where do I pick up and drop off my child?

    311 Seabreeze av, Brooklyn NY 11224

  • Do you provide transportation?

    Yes, transportation is available via bus stop service for $125 a week per child.

  • What does my child need to bring to camp daily?

    Your camper should bring:
    two towels,
    a spare t-shirt and shirts,
    a water bottle,
    sunglasses,
    sunscreen,
    and a good pair water shoes.
    Good shoes are important aboard a boat as they provide traction on slick wet surfaces and offer protection. Shoes should be soft, have a non-marking sole and should be fast drying. Deck shoes, sport sandals with straps, or non-marking tennis shoes are recommended.
    Black soled shoes, loose fitting sandals and flip flops are not permitted. Bare feet are not allowed.
    You can take a look at kids water shoes here: https://www.target.com/s/kids+water+shoes.
    All safety equipment and activity gear will be provided at no additional cost.
    If you have any questions please call us 718-332-4859 or email us at havefun@campmaritime.com.

     

     

     

  • What paperwork needs to be completed for enrollment and registration?

    All Forms can be found here. Please click here to be taken to the Register and Enroll page. All forms including registration fee and deposit must be submitted prior to the start of camp, on or before June 15th, 2020. Once completed please email info@campmaritime.com or fax to 718-332-4859. Please include cover page which is included in the forms page above.

  • How can I find out more?

    Please Call or E-mail us! 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