Scout Workshops

The Center for Aquatic Sciences is happy to offer workshops to compliment the Girl Scout Journeys and Boy Scout badges with hands on activities, live animals and science! Please note: Scout workshops at the aquarium are designed to complement the topics covered on your scoutsí Journey or badge. Workshops do not include completion of the Journey workbook, nor do they fulfill all badge requirements.

  • Scouts can choose from the ½ hour classes listed below
  • Price:
    • $75 for half hour classroom lesson, up to 30 Scouts, and 3 additional chaperones. (Only scouts working on the Journey or badge may attend the workshop. Tag-alongs are welcome to enjoy the aquarium during the workshop and meet up with the group afterwards.)
    • Scouts can also book a ½ hour Top of Ocean Realm tour ($75 for up to 25 people)

Girl Scout Workshops
Workshops are designed to support Girl Scout Journeys. Programs include live animals, animal artifacts, and hands on science. Custom programs available upon request.

  • Brownies and Daisies: WOW Wonders of Water
    Discover the Wonders of Water and how all living things need water to survive. Explore the water cycle and how we can keep water clean for plants, animals, and people too! Includes a live animal encounter.

  • Juniors: Saving our Species
    Learn about endangered and threatened animals and how Aquarium biologist care for them. Discover how Adventure Aquarium is working to save our species locally and globally. Includes a live animal encounter.

Boy Scout Workshops
Workshops are designed to support scout merit badges. Programs include live animals, animal artifacts, and hands on science. Custom programs available upon request.

  • Cub Scouts: Critter Care
    What does it take to care for different animals at the Aquarium? How do you care for your pets at home? Discover what animals make good pets and which animals should be left to the professionals. Includes a live animal encounter.

  • Boy Scouts: Amazing Adaptations
    Animals have amazing adaptations to help them survive in their habitat. Explore the unique features that reptiles, birds, fish, and more use to fend off predators and hunt for prey! Includes a live animal encounter.

Outreach at Scout Events

Can’t visit the aquarium with your group? We will come to your meeting or event. (Read more)

Overnights

Sleep overnight in the aquarium before a scout workshop! (Read more)

Outdoor Programs

Our outdoor programs take you and your scout group on an exciting educational outdoor adventure to one of New Jersey’s wild ecosystems or kayaking the back Channel of the Delaware River (Read More)