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Transportation Information

Driving to Camp is an option chosen by many parents to visit Camp and meet their child’s counselors. Other arrival and departure options are Camp-chartered buses and commercial airlines. 

Driving

Camp Sea Gull is located at 218 Sea Gull Landing, Arapahoe, NC, 28510.
Click here for driving directions.

Camp Seafarer is located at 2744 Seafarer Road, Arapahoe, NC, 28510.
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Chartered Buses

Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer offer chartered bus service home from Camp on the closing days for First and Second Session and Mariners II and IV. Buses transport campers to selected drop-off points for several major cities on the East Coast. 

Buses are equipped with restrooms and campers enjoy movies during the trip. Staff members from Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer supervise each bus.

 

Schedule & Fees

July 17, First Session, Mariners II

Atlanta: $190
Charlotte: $165
Raleigh: $115
Rockville: $175

Aug. 14, Second Session, Mariners IV

Baltimore: $165
Charlotte: $165
Raleigh: $115
Rockville: $175

 

 

Commercial Air 

Campers who wish to fly to Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer should arrive at Coastal Carolina Regional (EWN). Camp will provide transportation from the airport to Camp for all Camp sessions. Transportation Forms must be submitted, with payment, before a camper can be scheduled for any Camp provided shuttle.

Campers who wish to be scheduled for an Airport Shuttle are also required to submit a flight itinerary, including a confirmation number and a copy of the receipt for payment for the Unaccompanied Minor Fee. 

Please call our Transportation Office at (919) 987-8726 if you have any questions.

 

Schedule & Fees - First & Second Session

Opening Days: June 21, July 19

EWN: Flight arrival time should be between 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., $50

Closing Days: July 17, Aug. 14

EWN: Flight departure should be between 5 a.m. - 3 p.m., $50
RDU: Flight departure should be between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., $115

Schedule & Fees - Mariners

Mariners I and III
Opening Days: June 12, July 19

EWN: Flight arrival times should be between 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., $50

Closing Days: July 3, July 31

EWN: Flight departure times should be between 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., $50

Mariners II and IV
Opening Days: July 5, Aug. 2

EWN: Flight arrival times should be between 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Closing Days, July 17, Aug. 14

EWN: Flight departure should be between 5 a.m. - 3 p.m., $50
RDU: Flight departure should be between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., $115

 

Private Transportation

Plane

Tidewater Air Services-FBO provides service for private air flights to New Bern and can be reached at (252) 633-1400.

Boat

The trip to Camp can be made via the Intracoastal Waterway in Oriental, NC, and then west up the Neuse River. Please notify the Camp Office if you plan to travel by boat.

Camp Seafarer's pier depth is four feet and maritime traffic is monitored on VHF channel 78.

Camp Sea Gull's pier depth is six feet and maritime traffic is monitored on VHF channel 68.

Luggage

By Plane:
Campers traveling to Camp by airport shuttle may bring one carry-on to be transported with them to Camp. All of their luggage must be shipped prior to their camper's arrival. 

By Charter Bus:
Campers traveling to Camp on a chartered bus may bring one footlocker or duffle bag (to be stored under the bus) and one carry-on bag.

Shipping Luggage to and from Camp:
Any items that are not accompanying a camper must be shipped to Camp one week prior to their Opening Day. Please note that UPS and FedEx deliver Monday-Friday to Camp.

Shipped luggage will be sent on your camper’s Closing Day and may take up to one week to arrive back to you. Camp is not responsible for lost or damaged luggage during transit. The same rules for luggage amount apply when your camper both arrives at and departs from Camp.

Flat Fees
Home/Ground (1-5 business day delivery): $55/per piece

Express Saver (2-3 business day delivery): $120/per piece

Oversized Luggage via Home/Ground (1-5 business day delivery): $200-$400/piece

(Oversized: length is 130” plus girth and/or weighs over 70lbs)

If your child will be shipping luggage from Camp, please complete this Luggage Shipment Form and send it to Camp. 

Luggage must be addressed as follows:

Camper Name
Camper Session
c/o Camp Sea Gull
218 Sea Gull Landing
Arapahoe, NC 28510                                 

Camper Name
Camper Session
c/o Camp Seafarer
2744 Seafarer Road
Arapahoe, NC 28510