Here and there! Partnership summer camp
Legends of the Deep with Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT)
For kids entering grades 1–4 in fall 2016
$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 register, 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 sct.org/school/classes.
Junior Marine Biologist—Intro to Inverts and Ichthyology
For kids entering grades 5–6 in fall 2016
Session 1: July 18–22
Session 2: August 1–5
Session 3: August 15–19
$383; Aquarium members $344
Washington is home to thousands of species of marine invertebrates and fish, from sea stars to sharks. Marine life abounds year-round in Puget Sound, along the shoreline and beneath the surface. Here at the Aquarium, meet the locals that live in tide pools, kelp forests and the deeper depths while comparing them to our tropical Pacific collections as you survey hundreds of species through our exhibits and along the Seattle waterfront. Discover the natural history, cycles and day-to-day life of these charismatic icons of the Pacific Northwest. Camp activities take place on-site at the Seattle Aquarium and via local field excursions including kayaking and beach trips.
Unexplored Ocean—Discoveries in Marine Science
For youth entering grades 7–8 in fall 2016
Session 1: July 18–22, for girls
Session 2: August 1–5, for all genders
Session 3: August 15–19, for boys
Monday–Thursday, 9am–4pm and Friday 7am-7:30pm
$530; Aquarium members $477
This camp provides insight into the latest research in marine science exploration. Uncover the latest findings related to Earth’s largest, mostly unexplored expanse: our one big ocean. Engage in team-building activities with marine science technology and underwater exploration tools. Develop a greater understanding of the microscopic world of water and learn more about larger-than-life phenomena in the abyss. Plus, enjoy excursions throughout the week: to local field sites for restoration area cleanups and to meet local scientists—and conclude our week on a boat excursion in search of a variety of sea life including orcas!
Here and there! Partnership summer camp
Voyaging Puget Sound with The Center for Wooden Boats—a five-day camp including one overnight
For youth ages 13–16; age exceptions are not permitted due to Coast Guard regulations
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