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Pilot Houses

  • Coastal Cabin Rentals, YMCA Camp Seafarer
  • Coastal Cabin Rentals, YMCA Camp Seafarer
  • Coastal Cabin Rental, YMCA Camp Seafarer
  • Coastal Cabin Rentals
  • Coastal Cabin Rentals

Pilot Houses are long, one-story buildings separated into large rooms. Each room sleeps up to four in single beds. Each room is separate, private with its own entrance, bathroom and shower.

There is a front porch with Adirondack chairs, an outdoor charcoal grill and sleeping for up to four guests. The bathroom has a dual vanity and sinks, a separate area for the shower and bathtub, and storage for personal items. A chest of drawers and a small armoire is provided as well as a small, dorm-style fridge.  Each room is air-conditioned. 

The Pilot House faces the Neuse River which provides gorgeous views and quiet, tranquil times on the front porch. 

Rooms are clean, well-maintained and furnished with complimentary WiFi.

Pilot House rooms are only offered at Camp Seafarer. 

Camp Seafarer is located near Arapahoe, NC on more than 150 acres. We have over a mile of shoreline on the Neuse River, a long pier, and a small beach. You are welcome to bring small boats, such as Sunfish, canoes, kayaks or stand-up paddleboards to use on the Neuse or our canoe lake. 

On land, we have tennis courts, tetherball, basketball courts, 9-holes of golf (through Oct. 31) and open fields and spaces for play. You are welcome to bring any and all sports gear to play including bikes.

Rentals are unavailable from May 12 – August 22 because of our Summer Camp Season​. Pilot House rentals will be unavailable Nov. 21 - April 1.

What’s Nearby

While there is plenty to do at our Camps, we are located in one of the most beautiful parts of North Carolina. OrientalTryon Palace, New Bern, Croatan National Forest, Pine Cliff Recreation Area, Cedar Island are close by. The North Carolina Ferry System is a fun way to spend an afternoon on the water. Morehead City, Atlantic Beach and Beaufort are within easy driving distance as well. 

Packing List

Take a look at our packing list here

What We Don't Provide

Linens, kitchens, sports gear, boats, canoes, kayaks, SUPs, personal floatation devices, meals, planned activities. Please keep all pets at home. 

Rates and Dates

You may reserve a Pilot House room for between one and 14 nights. Rates are per night. 

$112, per night, YMCA Members
$125, per night, Program Participants

There is a minimum age of 25 to rent. Cancellations 48 hours before the first night are fully refundable. Cancellations less than 48 hours before the first night will not receive a refund. If Camp closes due to weather, all rental fees are refunded. 


You can fill out an interest form here and a Camp staff member can answer any questions.