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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. 


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.
Click here for driving directions

Chartered Buses

Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer offer chartered bus service to and from 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.

Please visit our Forms Page for available bus options for your camper's session.

Commercial Air 

Campers who wish to fly to Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer may fly into the following airports. Please visit our Forms Page for available flight options for your camper's session prior to booking your flight. Transportation Forms must be submitted, with payment, before a camper can be scheduled for any Camp provided shuttle.

Coastal Carolina Regional (EWN)

  • Located in New Bern, N.C., which is 30 minutes from Camp.
  • Schedule arrivals on Opening Day between 10:30 a.m and 3:30 p.m.
  • Schedule departures on Closing Day between 6:00 a.m and 3:00 p.m.

Raleigh - Durham International (RDU)

  • Located in Raleigh, N.C., which is 3 hours from Camp.
  • Schedule arrivals on Opening Day between 11:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m. The shuttle to Camp will depart the RDU Airport promptly at 1:30 p.m.
  • Schedule departures on Closing Day between 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m.

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.

Private Transportation

Plane: Tidewater Air Services-FBO provides sere 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.


  • The typical depth of the Pier:
    • Camp Seafarer: four feet
    • Camp Sea Gull: six feet
  • Channels monitored:
    • Camp Seafarer: VHF channel 78
    • Camp Sea Gull: VHF channel 68



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