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Ocean Explorer Camp: Ages 6 – 11


Ocean Explorer Campers get their feet wet exploring sharks, sea turtles, and everything in between.
Camp Includes:

  • Hands-on science activities
  • Up-close animal experiences
  • Behind-the-scenes tours
  • Field trips to different nature-themed locations around New Jersey.


Week 1: July 8 – 12
Aquatic Adventures
Embark on an aquatic adventure! Explore wet and wild habitats and discover the animals that call these places home.

Week 2: July 15 – 19
Flippers, Fins, & Feathers
Explore amazing adaptations of our finned and feathered friends and learn how these animals are best fit for life at sea. 

Week 3: July 22 – 26
Deep Ocean Divers
Dive to the depths of the ocean! Uncover the secrets of the deep and how unique creatures survive in these extreme watery worlds.

Week 4: Aug 12 – 16
Spectacular Sharks
Splash into the spectacular world of sharks from goblin sharks to great whites! Become a shark scientist and learn how you can help to protect our ocean predators.

Week 5: Aug 19 – 23
Caring for Creatures
Discover what it takes to care for the creatures at the aquarium! From food prep to vet care, learn about the work of our animal care team and explore ways you can help animals too!

Week 6: Aug 26 – 30
Sea Life Superpowers
Camouflage, night vision, and super speed! Discover the super powers of the sea and how these animals use their adaptations to fend off predators and hunt for prey.  

Current Ocean Explorer Camp Sessions and Availability


Ocean Explorer Pricing

Member (Adventure Aquarium)

 $               290.00


 $               315.00

Discounts available for multi-week OR multi-child registrations. Discounts cannot be combined.

Before care, from 8am – 9am, available.  $10 per day, $50 per week. 

After care, from 3:30pm – 5:30pm, available. $15 per day, $75 per week.

Please note:  Ocean Explorer Camp includes 1 field trip per week. Campers must be able to travel by bus and walk for at least a mile unassisted. Campers are required to bring a bag lunch and a refillable water bottle each day of camp.

For more information or to register for any of our camps, click the registration buttons below, email seacamp@aquaticsciences.org or call 856-361-1025.

Registration Policy

  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration.
  • All remaining camp balances are due in full by June 1, 2019.
  • If cancellation is made before June 1, a refund minus the 25% deposit will be issued. No refunds will be issued after June 1, 2019.

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