Summer Sea Camp

Registration for Summer Sea Camp 2024 is open!

Sign up before March 19, 2024 to get your Early Bird Discount.

SMALL FRY CAMP

AGES 4-6

Small Fry Camp is a full-day  program for children ages 4-6. From 9am-4pm campers will explore the wonders of natural world through engaging hands-on science activities that encourage curiosity.

OCEAN EXPLORERS CAMP

AGES 7-10

Ocean Explorers Camp is a full-day program for children ages 7-10. From 9am-4pm campers will explore ocean themes and meet the amazing animals that live there. Different themes will occur weekly, throughout the summer.

JR. MARINE BIOLOGISTS CAMP

AGES 11-14

Junior Marine Biologists Camp is a full-day program for children ages 11-14. From 9am-4pm campers will discover what it’s like to have a science career, meet experts in the field, and participate in a field trip. 

Registration & Refund Policy

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. Reservations made without submitting payment will not be valid and may be forfeit.
  • The balance for each week of camp must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to the program.
  • We reserve the right to cancel reservations not paid in full within 3 weeks of program date.
  • If you need to reschedule, please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the program date. Cancellation made prior to 2 weeks in advance will receive a refund minus the non-refundable 25% deposit.
  • No refunds will be issued for any cancellation request made within 2 weeks of the program start date.

Health & Safety

  • All in-person programs will follow strict health, sanitation, and safety protocols outlined by national, state, and local guidelines.
  • In-person programs have participation limits as per state and local guidelines. Stay tuned to the website for any changes.
  • Due to animal safety, exhibit maintenance, or aniaml health reasons, the Center reserves the right to provide alternative behind the scene access.
  • Participants must wear closed-toe shoes for behind-the-scenes access.

Small Fry Camp

Ages 4-6

Small Fry Camp

Small Fry Camp at the aquarium is a great first experience for our youngest campers. Children between the ages of 4-6 will learn all about the animals at Adventure Aquarium through hands-on science activities that engage the imagination and encourage curiosity. Typical activities may include: story time, animal-themed crafts, exhibit visits, outdoor playground visits and animal encounters. For safety and security, campers will not leave the footprint of the aquarium building.

Please Note: Campers must be potty trained to attend Small Fry Camp.

Cost

  • $410 per week for full-day
  • July 4th Week is a 3 day camp; $245 for full-day
  • Early Bird Discount (available until March 19, 2024): $25 off
  • Adventure Aquarium Member Discount: $25 off
  • Discounts cannot be combined.
  • After Care (4pm-5pm): $75 per week

Registration & Refund Policy

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. Reservations made without submitting payment will not be valid and may be forfeit.
  • The balance for each week of camp must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to the program.
  • We reserve the right to cancel reservations not paid in full within 3 weeks of program date.
  • If you need to reschedule, please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the program date. Cancellation made prior to 2 weeks in advance will receive a refund minus the non-refundable 25% deposit.
  • No refunds will be issued for any cancellation request made within 2 weeks of the program start date.

Please contact us here if you have any questions.

ocean explorers camp

Ages 7-10

Ocean Explorers Camp

In Ocean Explorers, campers with ages 7-10 will develop their love of the ocean through hands-on science activities that foster the imagination and inspire further science learning. Typical activities may include: crafts, experiments, animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, outdoor activities in Wiggins Park, walks along the Camden waterfront, and visits to the gift shop.

Cost

  • $425 per week; $260 for 3-day camp week of July 4th
  • Early Bird Discount (available until March 19, 2024): $25 off
  • Adventure Aquarium Member Discount: $25 off
  • Discounts cannot be combined.
  • After Care (4-5pm): $75 per week

Registration & Refund Policy

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. Reservations made without submitting payment will not be valid and may be forfeit.
  • The balance for each week of camp must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to the program.
  • We reserve the right to cancel reservations not paid in full within 3 weeks of program date.
  • If you need to reschedule, please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the program date. Cancellation made prior to 2 weeks in advance will receive a refund minus the non-refundable 25% deposit.
  • No refunds will be issued for any cancellation request made within 2 weeks of the program start date.

junior marine biologist camp

Ages 11-14

Junior Marine Biologist Camp

Junior Marine Biologists Camp gives camper ages 11-14 the opportunity to dive deep into the summer camp experience and discover what it is like to have a science career. Typical activities may include: experiments and demonstrations, exhibit and behind-the-scenes visits, animal encounters, meeting with experts in the field, outdoor activities in Wiggins Park, walks along the Camden waterfront, and visits to the gift shop. Each week of Junior Marine Biologist Camp will include a field trip.

Cost

  • $450 per week; field trip fee included in price
  • Early Bird Discount (available until March 19, 2024): $25 off
  • Adventure Aquarium Member Discount: $25 off
  • Discounts cannot be combined.
  • After Care (4-5pm): $75 per week

Registration & Refund Policy

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. Reservations made without submitting payment will not be valid and may be forfeit.
  • The balance for each week of camp must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to the program.
  • We reserve the right to cancel reservations not paid in full within 3 weeks of program date.
  • If you need to reschedule, please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the program date. Cancellation made prior to 2 weeks in advance will receive a refund minus the non-refundable 25% deposit.
  • No refunds will be issued for any cancellation request made within 2 weeks of the program start date.

School is out! Ready for camp?

Is your school on break or have a Teacher Workday? While school is out, spend your day with us! Our Ocean Explorers camp is back throughout the school year! We will revisit some favorites from this past summer and mix in a few new themes as well. Like our traditional summer camp, we will visit aquarium exhibits and behind the scenes areas, conduct science experiments, meet animals up close, and of course, have fun!

Date: See below
Time: 9am-4pm (Before Care: 8:30-9am )

Cost

  • 1-Day Camp $90
  • 2-Day Camp $175
  • Adventure Aquarium Member Discount: 10% off
  • Before Care Included in Price.
  • No After Care offered

Registration & Refund Policy

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. Reservations made without submitting payment will not be valid and may be forfeit.
  • The balance for each week of camp must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to the program.
  • We reserve the right to cancel reservations not paid in full within 3 weeks of program date.
  • If you need to reschedule, please contact us at least 3 weeks prior to the program date. Cancellation made prior to 3 weeks in advance will receive a refund minus the non-refundable 25% deposit.
  • No refunds will be issued for any cancellation request made within 2 weeks of the program start date.