Aqua 101 is a summer day camp program for middle schoolers to gain a better appreciation for the natural environment through healthy outdoor recreation and environmental science exploration
In Aqua 101, students take part in environmental stewardship, arts, and water-based recreation including swimming, surfing, sailing, fishing, and kayaking along the Rockaway shoreline and Jamaica Bay.
Campers must be 10 years of age by the start of the program to be eligible. Each camper can register for up to 2 sessions per summer season.
1 week sessions - Monday - Friday 10AM-4PM
Summer session 1: Monday, July 6th to Friday, July 10th, 2020
Summer session 2: Monday, July 13th to Friday, July 17th, 2020
Summer session 3: Monday, July 20th to Friday, July 24th, 2020
Summer session 4: Monday, July 27th to Friday, July 31st, 2020
Tuition is free* to all families in need in the Rockaway Peninsula. Tuition includes all instruction, supervision, lunch, kayak and surf equipment for campers.
* $25/administrative fee /weekly session
Tuition for families outside the Rockaway area is $450/per camp session. Financial scholarships are available to families in need. Families should submit a financial application for consideration.
RISE is a member of the American Camp Association (ACA).