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Ages 10–12

Junior Biologist Day Camp 1

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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: July 13-17th & August 17-21st

Times: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Monday–Friday

Topics (subject to change without notice):

Day Morning Topic Afternoon Topic
Monday Animal Care Fish
Tuesday The Watery World Marine Mammals
Wednesday Invertebrates Tide Pool Adaptations
Thursday Extreme Animals Algae
Friday Sharks Conservation

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.
  • Feed fish in our Tropical Reef exhibit.*
  • Assist animal care staff with the Ray Pool cleaning.*
  • Practice classifying animals with a sea jelly classification activity.
  • 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.