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Sea Turtle Camp Signups Now Open

The school year is starting to wind down, and parents might be wondering how their kiddos will be spending the summer. The Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island has a great alternative to video games. In addition to their Science Saturdays offered during the majority of the school year, the center also offers summer day camps for kids under 8th grade.

The camps are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. and includes one trip to Summer Waves Water Park, 25 hours of learning time, a camp t-shirt and optional daily lunch from Larry’s Giant Subs.

From the Sea Turtle Center’s website, here are the dates and times:

Rising 1st-4th graders

Who: Rising 1st-4th graders
When: All camps meet Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aftercare is not available.

  • June 4-8
  • June 11-15
  • July 9-13
  • July 23-27

Rising 5th-7th graders

Who: Rising 5th-7th graders
When: All camps meet Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aftercare is not available.

  • June 18-22
  • June 25-29
  • July 16-20

Location & Fees

Where: Georgia Sea Turtle Center Classroom
214 Stable Rd.
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Cost: $280 + tax per child
Additional camp shirts may be purchased separately, and will be available upon camp check-in. A 10% discount will be offered for each additional child/sibling.

Registration can be completed here.


Since 2008,Debra has enjoyed writing about travel and music for magazines and blogs. In 2013, she and her family moved to Coastal Georgia from SW Missouri. She is glad to have traded in cold winters for the sunny skies of the south. She loves to share news about upcoming events around Camden and Glynn counties, and enjoys the plentiful variety of scheduled activities throughout Southeast Georgia. When she isn't working, she and her daughter can be found enjoying one of the many local beaches, relaxing on St Simons Island, or traveling down one of the many hiking trails in the area. Debra can be reached at

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