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Junior Biologist Day Camp 1

Dive deeper into the field of marine biology!

Based on our popular Junior Biologist classes, this camp will feature elements of our traditional Day Camp program, including crafts, games, special behind-the-scenes privileges, animal interactions, and more.

Ages: 10-12
Offered: June 16-20 & July 14-18, 2014
Times: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 pm. Monday-Friday

Topics (subject to change without notice):

Day Morning Topic Afternoon Topic
Monday Animal Care Coral Sharks
Tuesday Wonders of Water Marine Mammals
Wednesday Tide Pool Adaptations Invertebrates
Thursday Extreme Animals Algae
Friday Fish Conservation

Morning Highlights include:

  • Get a behind the scenes look at caring for fish.
  • Investigate the properties of water through temperature, pressure, and oxygen experiments
  • Collect mussels from Rainbow Harbor and search for hidden animals.
  • Watch spider crabs feed.*
  • Feed fish in our Tropical Reef exhibit.*
  • Assist animal care staff with the Ray Pool cleaning.*
  • Animal touch time in our private classroom touch pools.

Afternoon Highlights include:

  • Feed cow-nose sting rays.*
  • Discover how amazing whales are in a Whale Olympics activity.
  • Practice classifying animals with a sea jelly classification activity.
  • Go behind the scenes to feed an endangered animal, the abalone.*
  • Explore an interactive watershed environment.
  • Go behind the scenes to feed sea otters.*
  • Animal touch time in our private classroom touch pools.

Not Included:

  • Snacks (Parents, please 2 snacks each day)
  • Lunch (Parents, please provide a lunch each day)

*The Aquarium reserves the right to change the animal interactions without notice due to animal safety, exhibit maintenance, or animal health reasons.

Note: Due to behind-the-scenes access and game time, we ask that your child wear comfortable closed-toe shoes everyday. Please avoid sandals and flip-flops.

Junior Biologist Day Camp 1
Event Information
When June 16-20, 2014 | 8:00 a.m.-5:00 pm.
July 14-18, 2014 | 8:00 a.m.-5:00 pm.
Cost Weeklong: $300; $270 for Aquarium Members
Tickets Enroll in this camp online.
Sold Out July 14-18, 2014
Ages 10-12
RSVP (562) 951-1630
Pre-registration and pre-payment required on all classes unless noted. Pre-registration and pre-payment required on all experiences unless noted. Cancellations made 72 hours before the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than 72 hours before a program will still be charged the full program price.

Camp Confirmation Materials

Once you have booked your Aquarium Camp Experience, please complete the Confirmation Packet and bring it with you on the first day of camp.
Camp Confirmation Packet

If your child has food allergies, please inform the Guest Support Center at (562) 951-1630 and bring a completed Food Allergy Protocol with you on the first day of camp.
Food Allergy Protocol