St. Christopher Camp (TRI-074)

Seabrook Island, South Carolina

Photo by Chuck Allen

Seabrook Island is almost entirely covered by a private gated residential development. There is no public access to its two sandy beaches.

St. Christopher covers a small portion of the island and is both a year-round conference facility and a camp. During the school year, the Barrier Island Environmental Education Program enables school children to learn about nature while immersed in the Island's maritime forest and undisturbed salt marsh. To learn about how you can visit St. Christopher see http://stchristopher.org/.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 25th, 2018. Charleston Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
17°C
Chance of heavy rain
MONITORING FREQUENCY

St. Christopher Camp (TRI-074) is sampled bi-weekly from May 1st to October 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Through its Beach Monitoring Program, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) monitors the level of enterococcus bacteria at 122 sites along South Carolina’s coast. Testing is conducted during the beach season from May 15th to October 15th. Monitoring levels of enterococcus bacteria is the best way to determine whether disease-causing pathogens may be present in ocean water.

DHEC monitors 27 sites at our local beaches (Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Folly Beach, Kiawah, and Seabrook). Monitoring sites are located near public access points to ensure the public’s safety. DHEC monitors our local beaches twice a month. When sample results are published on the Program’s website, Charleston Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

A “Green” site = test result of 103 MPN/100 mL or lower OR a test result between 104 and 500 MPN/100 mL followed by a test result the next day of LESS than 104 MPN/100 mL

A “Red” site = a test result of 500 MPN/100 mL or higher OR a test result between 104 and 500 MPN/100 mL followed by a test result the next day of 104 MPN/100 mL or GREATER

A “Gray” site = no test result

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

St. Christopher Camp (TRI-074)

Seabrook Island, South Carolina

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 25th, 2018. Charleston Waterkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
17°C
Chance of heavy rain

Photo by Chuck Allen

Seabrook Island is almost entirely covered by a private gated residential development. There is no public access to its two sandy beaches.

St. Christopher covers a small portion of the island and is both a year-round conference facility and a camp. During the school year, the Barrier Island Environmental Education Program enables school children to learn about nature while immersed in the Island's maritime forest and undisturbed salt marsh. To learn about how you can visit St. Christopher see http://stchristopher.org/.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

St. Christopher Camp (TRI-074) is sampled bi-weekly from May 1st to October 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Through its Beach Monitoring Program, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) monitors the level of enterococcus bacteria at 122 sites along South Carolina’s coast. Testing is conducted during the beach season from May 15th to October 15th. Monitoring levels of enterococcus bacteria is the best way to determine whether disease-causing pathogens may be present in ocean water.

DHEC monitors 27 sites at our local beaches (Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Folly Beach, Kiawah, and Seabrook). Monitoring sites are located near public access points to ensure the public’s safety. DHEC monitors our local beaches twice a month. When sample results are published on the Program’s website, Charleston Waterkeeper updates Swim Guide.

A “Green” site = test result of 103 MPN/100 mL or lower OR a test result between 104 and 500 MPN/100 mL followed by a test result the next day of LESS than 104 MPN/100 mL

A “Red” site = a test result of 500 MPN/100 mL or higher OR a test result between 104 and 500 MPN/100 mL followed by a test result the next day of 104 MPN/100 mL or GREATER

A “Gray” site = no test result

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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