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AquaCamps Scholarship

Summer Camp Scholarship

The Florida Aquarium is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to our summer AquaCamps for eligible individuals who have completed kindergarten through third grade. Scholarship recipients will receive one week of AquaCamps, daily lunch and snack, a Camp t-shirt, early drop-off and late pick-up. Transportation and costs associated with travel to and from camp are not included in this scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Camper has completed kindergarten through third grade as of May 2024

Applicants must meet one of more of the following criteria:

  • Camper participates in free/reduced school lunch
  • Camper is in the foster care system
  • Camper, parent(s) or legal guardian(s) receive public assistance (ADC, SSI, child support, etc).
  • Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) are Limited fixed income (social security, disability, etc).

Summer AquaCamps

The Florida Aquarium is proud to offer innovative summer camps in a safe learning environment. During the week, campers will experience a science-themed AquaCamp featuring hands-on learning, weekly field trip, animal encounters, and more! This is a full day camp that operates from 9 AM – 4 PM. Early drop-off and late pick-up is available as part of the program. Earliest drop-off is 7:30 AM and the latest pick-up is 5:30 PM.

For more information on summer AquaCamps and a full description of each session, click the link below to view the 2024 camp catalog.

View AquaCamps catalog

Potential Camp Weeks

WeekCompleted K - Grade 1Completed Grades 2 - 3
June 3 -7All Star AnimalsAnimal Olympics
June 10 - 14Whale, Whale, WhaleUp in the Air
June 17 - 21Don't be Afraid of the SharksSunshine State of Mind
July 15 - 19 Look to the SkyMarine Mammology
July 22 - 26The Study of Science!Under the Magnifying Glass

Application Information

The scholarship program allows for one week of camp per child per summer. At this time, we are accepting applications for July camps only.

Unfortunately, due to high demand and limited space, a completed application does not guarantee a scholarship awarded. The Florida Aquarium staff will award scholarship week based on availability provided during the application process.

  • Due to the demand of this program, we ask that you do not call to check the status of your application. Applicants will be notified regardless of acceptance status by May 22nd, 2024.
AquaCamps Scholarship Application

How to Apply

To apply, fill out and submit the application below by Thursday, May 16th, 2024

Parent/Guardian Name
Parent/Guardian Name
Child's Name
Child's Name
Grade Completed as of May 2024
Child's Age
Scholarship Criteria (select all that apply)