Camp Seaport accepting applications; free event geared for students in 9-11th grades

Published 12:36 am Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Camp Seaport, hosted by the Port of Port Arthur, is now accepting applications for the free, five-day event geared at students from ninth to 11th grade.

This year’s camp will take place July 10-14 and is open to students from Port Arthur, Port Acres, Sabine Pass, Groves, Nederland and Port Neches.


  • Discover marine vessels, stem to stern from the bridge to the engine room.
  • Meet career professionals explaining education and career opportunities.
  • Visit with the U.S. Coast Guard, tour their facilities and visit the Port of Port Arthur and Beaumont.
  • Analyze coastal resiliency and conservation while learning about the environment from the Texas General Land Office.
  • Acquire basic seafarer skills: map reading, navigation and nautical knot tying.
  • Explore our waterways and vast natural resources aboard the Ivory Bill vessel.
  • Learn the importance of ports to the local, state, national and global economy.

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Applications can be found online by clicking here.