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Aquarium Summer Camps Now Open for Registration

Aquarium Summer Camps Now Open for Registration


March 26, 2014

Summer day camps at the Aquarium of the Pacific provide great learning opportunities for children, as well as hands-on activities, behind-the-scenes tours, and—best of all—fun! The Aquarium offers programs for kids of all ages in multiple sessions throughout the summer. Check out this summer’s camps below (listed by age group, from youngest to oldest). Click on the camp name for more information or to register.

little girl looking at sea horses in an exhibit

Fish Fry Camp: ages 3 to 4 with a parent
June 17-19, July 1-3, or July 22-24
During this three-day morning camp you and your child will “wet” his or her appetite for marine life with hands-on exploration, crafts, games, and Aquarium tours. Dive into a watery world that you and your child will not forget!

little girl touching a sea star

Sea Squirt Camp 1 - SOLD OUT: ages 5 to 6
June 24-26 or July 8-10
This three-day morning camp encourages social interaction and exploration independently from parents. Through hands-on activities, stories, crafts, and tours, your child will prove that little learners can learn big things!

Sea Squirt Camp 2 - SOLD OUT
July 1-3 or August 12-14

kids investigating a shark jaw

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 1: ages 7 to 9
July 7-11 or August 11-15
Explore the Pacific Ocean and its inhabitants during our week-long summer day camp adventures. Campers will get the chance to go behind the scenes, meet animal care staff, and help us take care of some of the animals. Each Ocean Adventure Camp week is a different program.

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 2 - SOLD OUT
July 14-18

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 3
July 21-25

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 4 - SOLD OUT
Aug 4-8

kids learning about a shark jaw with a teacher

Junior Biologist Day Camp 1: ages 10 to 12
June 16-20 or July 14-18 (SOLD OUT)
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.

Junior Biologist Day Camp 2
June 23-27 or August 18-22

aquarist holding up an octopus

Marine Science Sleepover Camp: ages 13 to 15
July 28-31
Dive into science as you conduct marine biology experiments, go on behind-the-scenes tours, have unique animal interactions, and journal about your discoveries. The camp ends with a sleepover, which includes a pizza party dinner, a movie and popcorn, and special keepsake T-shirt.

Marine Career Exploration Academy: ages 14 to 18
July 21-25 & July 28-Aug 1
This intensive summer program is tailored to high school students considering majoring in marine biology or environmental science at the university level. Limited to just two to five participants, this day camp will include special opportunities to learn about careers in the field of marine biology, animal care and jobs at the Aquarium, and outings allowing participants to engage in real-world science activities. Participants may choose a five- or ten-day program.