Junior Marine Biologist Camp Ages 12 - 15


Dive deep into the 2021 summer camp experience and discover what it is like to be a marine biologist! Visit aquarium exhibits and behind the scenes areas, conduct science experiments, and encounter live animals. This program is a great opportunity to explore many career paths in science and make a positive impact on our environment’s future, now.

In-Person Junior Marine Biologists Camp

From 9am-4pm, In-Person Junior Marine Biologists Camp brings the aquatic world into sharper focus with simulations and fun-filled immersive activities. Mini field trips, kayaking, and hands-on science experiments give campers unique experiences they won’t soon forget!

Dates and Themes

July 5-9:  Dive Into Marine Bio!

July 12-16:  So You Want to Work at an Aquarium?

July 19-23:  Ocean Champions

July 26-30:  Shark Myths and Mysteries

August 2-6:  Dive Into Marine Bio, Round 2!

August 9-13:  So You Want to Work at an Aquarium? (Repeat)

August 16-20:  Ocean Champions (Repeat)

Fees

$370 per week for Adventure Aquarium Members

$395 per week for Non-members REGULAR PRICE

$50 per week for Before Care

$50 per week for After Care

Before and After Care

Heading to work and need to drop your child off early? Running late and won’t make it to pick-up? There’s no need to worry. Sign up for Before Care (8-9am), After Care (4-5pm), or both. Offered on a weekly basis, we will provide adult supervision, games and stories for an entertaining time.

In-Person Camp Registration and Refund Policy:

  • A $75 non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration.
  • The balance for each week of camp must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to the program.
  • We reserve the right to cancel unpaid reservations within 2 weeks of the 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 $75 deposit.
  • No refunds will be issued for any cancellation request made within 2 weeks of the camp start date.

Continued Observance of Health and Safety for in-person programs

  • 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 current guidelines, transportation to field site locations, will not be provided. If changes occur, we will update you.
  • Due to animal safety, exhibit maintenance, or animal health reasons, the Center reserves the right to provide alternative behind the scenes access.
  • Students need to complete a waiver prior to attending the program.
  • Participants must wear closed-toe shoes for behind-the-scenes access.

Current Junior Marine Biologist Camp Sessions and Availability

Register Now (Live)

Notify of Future Dates

Email seacamp@aquaticsciences.org for more information.

Virtual Junior Marine Biologists Camp
Similar to the in-person camp, Virtual Junior Marine Biologists Camp also brings the aquatic world into sharper focus with simulations and fun-filled immersive activities. Virtual field trips and at-home science experiments give campers unique experiences they won’t soon forget. They will even have the opportunity to meet other campers from around the world, bringing unique insights to the overall camp experience.

Dates and Themes

July 13-15, 1-4pm EST:  Dive Into Marine Bio!

July 20-22, 1-4pm EST:  So You Want to Work at an Aquarium?

August 3-5, 1-4pm EST:  Shark Myths and Mysteries

August 10-12, 1-4pm EST:  Ocean Champions

Fees

$190 per week for Adventure Aquarium Members

$200 per week for Non-members

$15 ePacket (optional add-on)

$35 Mail-Home Packet (optional add-on)

Add-Ons

Optional ePacket

  • 3 experiment instructions
  • 3 resource lists for extra content
  • 3 class supplemental materials (i.e. lesson plans, pictures, animal facts)
  • 1 “Conservation at Home” challenge

Optional Mail-Home Packet

  • Printed copies of all ePacket materials
  • 3 prepped experiments with materials
  • 1 set of “bio”-facts
  • 1 “Conservation at Home” kit

Virtual Camp Registration Policy

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit per class is due at time of registration.
  • The balance for each class must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to the program.
  • We reserve the right to cancel unpaid reservations within 2 weeks of the 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.

Email seacamp@aquaticsciences.org for more information.

Current Virtual Junior Marine Biologist Camp Sessions and Availability

 

Register Now (Virtual)

Notify of Future Dates