Healthy Waterfront, Healthy Youth



Aqua 101 is a summer day camp program for children 10-13 focused on environmental stewardship and water recreation to promote the health, safety, and well being of local youth and the natural environment of the Rockaway Peninsula.

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Aqua 101 is a summer day camp program that engages students ages 10-13 in environmental science and outdoor recreational activities. 

Students take part in environmental stewardship, creative 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.

Program Details:

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: $450* per camper / session

* Includes all instruction and supervision, lunches, kayak and surf equipment for campers. Financial scholarships are available for Rockaway families.

RISE is a member of the American Camp Association (ACA).