Ocean Explorer Camp: Ages 6 – 11


Join the Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium for Ocean Explorers Camp! Explore the ocean and meet the amazing animals that live there. We will also visit aquarium exhibits & behind the scenes areas, conduct science experiments, and have fun!

In-Person Ocean Explorers Camp
From 9am-4pm, In-Person Ocean Explorer Camp brings the aquatic world into focus with fun-filled games and activities. Mini field trips and hands-on science experiments give campers unique experiences they won’t soon forget!

Dates and Themes

July 5-9: Pirates of the Seven Seas

July 12-16: Animal Super Powers

July 19-23: Aquatic Adventures

July 26-30: Caring for Creatures

August 2-6: Shark Spectacular

August 9-13: Underwater Aliens

August 16-20: Ocean Grossology

Fees

$315 per week for Adventure Aquarium Members

$340 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 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 Live Ocean Explorer Camp Sessions and Availability

Register Now (Live)

Notify of Future Dates

Email seacamp@aquaticsciences.org for more information.

Virtual Ocean Explorers Camp
Similar to the in-person camp, Virtual Ocean Explorer Camp also brings the aquatic world into focus with fun-filled games and activities. Mini virtual trips and at-home science experiments give campers unique experiences. 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 6-8, 1-4pm EDT: Aquatic Adventure

July 27-29, 1-4pm EDT: Shark Spectacular

August 17-19, 1-4pm EDT: Caring for Creatures

Fees

$170 per week for Adventure Aquarium Members

$180 per week for Non-members

$15 ePacket (optional add-on)

$30 Mail-Home Packet (optional add-on)

Add-Ons

Optional ePacket

  • 3 craft/experiment instructions
  • 3 coloring sheets
  • 3 “Conservation at Home” activities
  • 3 class supplemental materials (i.e. lesson plans, pictures, animal facts)

Optional Mail-Home Packet

  • Printed copies of all ePacket materials
  • 3 prepped crafts/experiments with materials
  • 1 set of “bio”-facts
  • 1 mini “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. 

Registration and Refund Policy:

A 25% non-refundable deposit will be due upon registration. Camp balances are due in full 3 weeks prior to your camp start date. If a customer requests cancellation more than 2 weeks prior to the start of camp, a refund minus the 25% deposit will be issued. No refunds will be issued for any cancellation request made within 2 weeks of the camp start date.

Current Virtual Ocean Explorer Camp Sessions and Availability

 

Register Now (Virtual)

Notify of Future Dates