Closure alert!
The Aquarium is closed on Friday, June 2 for our annual fundraising gala Splash! We will be back open Saturday, June 3 from 9:30am-5pm.

Marine summer camps

Marine summer camps 2017

The Seattle Aquarium offers unique camps for youth entering grades K-8 in fall 2017.

Registration is now open!

Scholarships are available for all marine summer camps. Click here for details.

Questions? Call (206) 693-6196 or email registration@seattleaquarium.org.

Daily before and after care is available for all marine summer camps. Click here for details.


Select a grade level below to view the available camps:

Our marine summer camps are designed for youth entering K-8 in fall 2017. Do you know a youth currently in 9-12 grade who wants to be involved in marine science? Please look at our youth ocean advocate opportunities: SeattleAquarium.org/youth-ocean-advocates.

Camp paperwork and forms:
Handbook
Medical health history
Emergency authorization
Allergen action plan

Camp curbside notice 2017
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

Three-day camp: for Once Upon a Tide Pool participants entering kindergarten:

Before care: 8–8:45am; $42/am Wednesday–Friday per camper, or $14 per am day, per camper.
After care: 4:15–5:30pm; $42/pm Wednesday–Friday per camper, or $14 per pm day, per camper.
No camp Monday and Tuesday this session due to July 4th holiday.


Five-day camps: all sessions for campers entering grades 1–6:

Before care: 8–8:45am; $70/am week per camper, or $14 per am day, per camper.
After care: 4:15–5:30pm; $70/pm week per camper, or $14 per pm day, per camper.
Full week of extended care: 8–8:45am and 4:15–5:30pm; $140 per camper.


Five-day camp: campers entering grades 7–8:

Before care: 8–8:45am; $56/am Monday–Thursday per camper, or $14 per am day, per camper.
After care: 4:15–5:30pm; $56/pm Monday–Thursday per camper, or $14 per pm day, per camper.
Four-day week of extended care: Monday–Thursday, 8–8:45am and 4:15–5:30pm; $112 per camper.
No before or after care offered on Friday due to our extended field site day, 7am–8pm.

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 keeps 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 ages 5 and under; must be accompanied by an adult.
In our classrooms on select Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays, September 2016–February 2017.
Join us for any length of time from 9:30am–noon.

September 11, 12, 13, 25, 26, 27

October 9, 10, 11, 23, 24, 25

November 6, 7, 8, 20, 21, 22

December 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13

January 8, 9, 10, 22, 23, 24

February 5, 6, 7, 26, 27, 28

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!

The program has concluded for the season. We'll post Toddler Time dates for fall 2017 soon!


 

Gills Club

Welcome to the Gills Club

See you in the fall! Registration opens August 28 for the September 24 meeting.

The Gills Club is Atlantic White Shark Conservancy's STEM-based education initiative dedicated to connecting youth with female scientists from around the world, sharing knowledge, and inspiring shark and ocean conservation.

The Seattle Aquarium is your local Gills Club host meeting site! Meetings are held on select Sundays and open to Seattle Aquarium and Gills Club members, youth ages 6–12; must be accompanied by an adult, families welcome.

Questions? Call (206) 693-6196 or email registration@seattleaquarium.org.