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School Year AquaCamps

When school is out, the Aquarium is in!

Days off during the school year provide even more opportunities for fun and learning (Emphasis on the fun!). Day camps, offered during select days off, include animal encounters, science experiments, exploration time in the Aquarium, crafts and, weather permitting, time at The Splash Pad. 

  • School Year AquaCamps are designed for children ages 5-11 in kindergarten through grade 5.
  • Camps run from 9 AM-4 PM.
  • Morning care from 8-9 AM as well as afternoon care from 4-5 PM is included in the cost of the camp.

The 2023-2024 calendar is available on this page and by clicking the registration link below.

2023-2024 Registration


2023 – 2024 School Year Camp Schedule

Monday, October 16

In the Dark

When the sun sets, a completely new world appears as nocturnal creatures emerge. Learn about their unique lifestyles and the adaptations that help them thrive in the dark!

Member: $64 | Non-member: $80

Friday, November 10

Radical Reptiles

Enter the radical world of reptiles. Become a junior herpetologist and learn about reptiles and amphibians from A to Z.

Member: $64 | Non-member: $80

Monday, November 20 – Wednesday, November 22

MORPH’D: Animal Adaptations

Join us as we explore how animals share unique stories of survival. Discover the truth and tales about animals in MORPH’D presented by PAR®, and how they compare to others in the world.

Member: $184 | Non-member: $230

Tuesday, January 2 – Friday, January 5

Species Spotlight

Nature is full of animals we can hardly believe are real! Learn more about a few of our favorites, and meet some interesting Aquarium residents.
Member: $240 | Non-member: $300

Monday, January 15

Winged Wonders

Look to the sky as we learn about winged creatures. From the smallest to the largest, see what features help animals take flight.
Member: $64 | Non-member: $80

Friday, February 16

Marvelous Matches

Animals around the world have unique connections with other animals and within their habitats. Discover why these symbiotic animal relationships work so well.

Member: $64 | Non-member: $80

Monday, March 4

Pollinator Palooza

From bees to bats to butterflies, discover the buzzzz about pollinators. Discover how these animals keep the world in bloom.
Member: $64 | Non-member: $80

Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15

Ocean Explorer

There are five named oceans of the world, all comprising our one ocean! Dive in as we explore the biology, geology, and chemistry that make each named ocean unique. Compare and contrast animals when we visit Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium.

Member: $292 | Non-member: $365

Friday, March 29

Sharks and Rays

Sharks and their cousins are amazing animals! Find out how sharks help keep our ocean healthy, and what we can do to help keep sharks safe!

Member: $64 | Non-member: $80

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