Marine summer camps 2016

The Seattle Aquarium offers unique camps for youth entering grades K-10 in fall 2016. Registration is now open.


Select a grade level below to view the available camps:

Important summer camp documents:
2016 Marine Summer Camp Family Handbook
Emergency Treatment Liability and Media Release form
Medical Health History form
Allergen Action Plan

Marine summer camp scholarships


Camp curbside notice 2016

Due to seawall construction, curbside offerings are not available to us this camp season. For more information on construction, go to SeattleAquarium.org/directions/seawall.


 

Daily before and after care

Available for all marine summer camps

Five-day camp:
Morning care: 8–8:45am; $70/am week.
Afternoon care: 4:15–5:30pm; $70/pm week.
Full week of extended care 8am-8:45am and 4:15-5:30pm; $140 per camper.

Four-day camp:
Morning care: 8–8:45am; $56/am week.
Afternoon care: 4:15–5:30pm; $56/pm week.
Full four-day week of extended care 8–8:45am and 4:15-5:30pm; $112 per camper.
Note: Before and after care times and costs vary on our partnership summer camps.

Voyaging Puget Sound with The Center for Wooden Boats:
Morning care: 8–8:45am; on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday only: $56/am per camper.
Afternoon care: 5–5:30pm; on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday only: $28/pm per camper.
Full week of extended care 8-8:45am and 5-5:30pm; $84 per camper.

Legends of the Deep with Seattle Children’s Theatre:
Extended care for this partnership camp is processed through Seattle Children’s Theatre only. To register by the Wednesday prior to your camp session, please call (206) 443-0803 ext.1186 or go to sct.org/school/classes.


How do I pre-register for extended care?

When you register for camp online you can pre-register for extended care options with your credit/debit card.


Before and after care FAQ


 

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Toddler Time is proudly supported by the T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan

From dressing up like a wolf eel to fish-print painting and water play with ocean animal toys, Toddler Time will keep even the busiest of bodies engaged and entertained. A myriad of developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on activities await for tots to explore.

FREE with Aquarium admission

For children age 5 and under; must be accompanied by an adult

In our classrooms on select Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays; September 2015–February 2016

Drop in for any length of time between 9:30am and noon

February 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9

Thank you for joining us for Toddler Time! If you’ve participated in Toddler Time over the last few months, please take our program experience survey. Your valuable feedback helps us continue to provide quality family programming. Thank you!

Complete survey here.


The program has concluded for the season. We'll post Toddler Time dates for fall 2016 soon!

Here and there! Partnership summer camps

Legends of the Deep—a day camp with Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT)

Legends of the Deep with Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT)—Sold out

For kids entering grades 1–4 in fall 2016
August 22–26
Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm
$355 on or before May 31, 2016; $383 on or after June 1, 2016
Aquarium members receive 10 percent off; SCT subscribers receive five percent off

Dive into the deep and explore a magical world of coral reefs, salmon and seals. Develop acting skills as you immerse yourself in a dramatic adventure while also engaging in hands-on marine science in this unique experience. Our adventure will conclude with a field trip on the last day to welcome the salmon home as they journey through the Ballard locks, then we’ll head off to explore the wetlands and beaches at Golden Gardens.

Camp takes place at the Seattle Aquarium. Registration opens February 8, 2016 and is processed through Seattle Children’s Theatre only. To add your name to a waitlist for this camp, please call (206) 443-0807 ext. 1186, or visit sct.org/school/classes. For scholarship information, please visit sct.org/School/Financial-Aid.

Extended care for this partnership camp is processed through Seattle Children’s Theatre only. To register by the Wednesday prior to your camp session, please call (206) 443-0803 ext.1186 or go to sct.org/school/classes.

 

Voyaging Puget Sound with The Center for Wooden Boats

Voyaging Puget Sound with The Center for Wooden Boats—a five-day camp including one overnight—Sold out

For youth ages 13–16; age exceptions not permitted due to Coast Guard regulations.
August 1–5
Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 9am–5pm: Seattle Aquarium
Wednesday, 9am–overnight: Seattle Aquarium, then voyage to Blake Island
Thursday: wake up at Blake Island and voyage to Seattle Aquarium; camp ends at 5pm.
$475; Aquarium and The Center for Wooden Boats members $425

Explore our local waterways by leading your own voyage. Join sailing and science instructors from The Center for Wooden Boats and the Seattle Aquarium on the longboat Discovery, a 26-foot open rowing and sailing boat like those used by explorers Cook and Vancouver. Chart your course across the Puget Sound, conduct science experiments at sea and present your research at the Aquarium. Develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills while having fun and gaining technical ability in sailing, rowing, navigation and field observation.

Camp takes place at the Seattle Aquarium; overnight takes place at Blake Island. Registration is processed through the Seattle Aquarium.

Extended morning and afternoon care is available. Morning care: 8–8:45am; on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday only; $56/am per camper. Afternoon care: 5–5:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday only; $28/pm per camper. Full week of extended care 8-8:45am and 5-5:30pm; $84 per camper. Students must be registered for extended care by the Wednesday before class starts. All extended care takes place at the Seattle Aquarium.

Important summer camp documents:
2016 Voyaging Puget Sound with The Center for Wooden Boats Family Handbook
2016 CWB Youth Programs Acceptance of Responsibility and Release from Liability
Emergency Treatment Liability and Media Release form
Medical Health History form
Allergen Action Plan