Spring Outing

There's nothing like Spring Outing! Held at YMCA Camp Sea Gull and YMCA Camp Seafarer in Arapahoe, NC, you'll spend a weekend in cabins with your tribe. You'll have a great time whether you're digging for sharks teeth or going down the zip line. There is something for everyone!


2019 Dates:

     April 5-7

     April 12-14

     April 26-28

     May 3-5

     May 10-12

     May 17-19

Second and Third year chiefs received the assigned weekends in the folders at the chiefs meeting and First year tribes received an email in October. Click here to view your tribe's Spring Outing 2019 Weekend Assignment.

Online registration begins January 8.

$162 per person, per weekend attending: early pricing available January 8-January 31
$182 per person, per weekend attending: regular pricing available February 1 through event

If a dad is attending multiple weekends with multiple children, he must pay for himself each weekend he attends.

Cost includes a special Spring Outing tshirt and a patch per paid participant. Full payment is required at the time of registration.

Financial Assistance
The YMCA of the Triangle provides financial assistance for dads and children who cannot afford the full cost of a Y Guides membership and/or outing expense.

If you are looking for Y Guides financial assistance, click HERE to apply.

Cancelation Information
Cancelations received up to five business days prior to the event will receive a full refund minus a $25 processing fee. Cancelations received the Monday through Thursday of the event week will result in a refund of half the event fee.

No refunds will be given for canceling on the Friday of the event or after the event has passed.


YMCA Camp Sea Gull and YMCA Camp Seafarer are located in Arapahoe NC, right outside of New Bern, NC. 

YMCA Camp Sea Gull

218 Sea Gull Landing, Arapahoe, NC 28510

YMCA Camp Seafarer
2744 Seafarer Road, Arapahoe, NC 28510

Cabin assignments will be available at the Neuse Sports Shop in Kinston, NC the Friday of your weekend.

Tribes will stay in a cabin together at either YMCA Camp Sea Gull or YMCA Camp Seafarer. There will be no difference in experience or program between the two Camp locations. 

Spring Outing Schedule: Camp Seafarer/Camp Sea Gull 

Spring Outing Packing List 

Meals-Click Here to see the complete Spring Outing menu 
Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available at every meal, and staff takes all of the necessary steps to accommodate participants with food allergies. All items served in the dining facility are nut free. 

First Years: Bring your own Sharks Teeth Sifter to Camp! First Years can also look forward to riding on the on the Joy Boy II! 

Second Years: Build a Trail Marker as a Tribe! Prepare yourself for Snakes Alive!

Third Years: Work with your tribe to build your very own Raft for the Third Year Raft Race!