Early Closure Alert!
The Aquarium will close two hours early on Wednesday, December 24. Last entry at 3pm; exhibits close at 4pm. The Aquarium will be closed on December 25.

Camps and Family Programs

family programs

Critter Discoveries

Join us in our classroom to play with puppets, share stories, make crafts, and meet and feed some of the tide pool critters that call the Aquarium home. At the end of each class we’ll visit the spotlight animals in their exhibits and meet the biologists who care for them and their marine environment.

For children 4–6 years old; must be accompanied by an adult. Infant siblings welcome.
Members: $13.50 per adult/child pair; $8.00 per additional participant.
Non-members: $ 15.00 per adult/child pair plus admission; $8.00 per additional participant.
9:30–10:30am
Free City metered parking along the waterfront on Sundays.

Sunday, January 25: Tide Pool Treasures

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Sunday, March 29: Coral Reefs and Tropical Fish
(Registration opens February 1, 2015)
Sunday, May 24: Awesome Otters
(Registration opens April 1, 2015)
 


 

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

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 5 and under; must be accompanied by an adult
In our classrooms on select Mondays and Tuesdays; September 2014–February 2015
Drop in for any length of time 9:30am-noon

September 15, 16, 22 and 23
October 6, 7, 13 and 14
November 3, 4, 24 and 25
December 1, 2, 8 and 9
January 12, 13, 26 and 27
February 9, 10, 23 and 24

Sea Strolling

Join us on a stroll through the sea! Before the Aquarium opens to the public, we’ll gather for circle time in front of the Window on Washington Waters exhibit to discover clues about our spotlight animal of the day from your provided exploration pack. Then, stroll along on a guided tour to visit your animal. Celebrate by singing sea songs and exploring artifacts of the day’s spotlight animal and its marine environment.

For children 2–3 years old; must be accompanied by an adult. Infant siblings welcome.
Members: $13.50 per adult/child pair; $8.00 per additional participant.
Non-members: $15.00 per adult/child pair plus admission; $8.00 per additional participant.
9–10am
Free City metered parking along the waterfront on Sundays.

Sunday, February 8: Puffer Fish

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Sunday, April 26: Puffin
(Registration opens March 1, 2015)


 

Marine Summer Camps

Marine summer camp has concluded for the season and will resume in June 2015. Dates, ages and themed sessions are to be determined; check back for more information! Registration begins February 1 for members and February 15 for non-members.