Marine summer camps

For kids entering grades 1-2 fall 2017

Registration begins February 1, 2017 for Aquarium members and February 15, 2017 for the general public. Scholarships are available for all marine summer camps. Click here for details.

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

Octopus and Friends! Camp - Seattle Aquarium

Amazing Octopus & Friends!

For kids entering grades 1–2 in fall 2017
Session 1: July 17–21
Session 2: August 14–18
Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm
$383; Aquarium members $344
Did you know the world’s largest species of octopus lives right here in Puget Sound? Get to know the giant Pacific octopus while participating in fun class research projects and viewing enrichment feedings. You’ll meet many kinds of animals in this group, known as the “magicians of the sea.” They can change colors, shift shapes, light up and be gone in a blink of an eye. Amazing hands-on activities and animal feedings of other local spineless wonders are in store! All camp activities take place on-site at the Seattle Aquarium.

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Sharks & Fish Friends! Camp - Seattle Aquarium

Sharks & Fish Friends!

For kids entering grades 1–2 in fall 2017
Session 1: June 26–30
Session 2: July 31–August 4
Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm
$383; Aquarium members $344
Unveil the mysteries and myths that surround one of the top predators living in our ocean. Discover facts about a local, legendary species: the sixgill shark. Meet divers and find out about the latest research findings on these not-so-scary giants of the deep. Explore our Underwater Dome, home to a small species of shark also found locally: the Pacific spiny dogfish. Your week will be filled with stories, sea shanties, scavenger hunts and superb works of shark art. All camp activities take place on-site at the Seattle Aquarium.

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Coral Reef Kingdoms! Camp - Seattle Aquarium

Coral Reef Kingdoms!

For kids entering grades 1–2 in fall 2016
Session 1: July 11–15Sold out
Session 2: August 8–12
Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm
$383; Aquarium members $344
Join us for an imaginary journey to the tropics, with a focus on the animals found in the Aquarium’s Pacific Coral Reef exhibit. Discover a working reef in action through special feedings, diver shows and hands-on activities throughout the week. Coral reefs are one of the most complex ecosystems on Earth—come meet some of the animals that call the reef home, including clownfish, giant clams, puffers and more! All camp activities take place on-site at the Seattle Aquarium.

 

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Furry & Feathered Friends! Camp - Seattle Aquarium

Furry & Feathered Friends!

For kids entering grades 1–2 in fall 2016
Session 1: June 27–July 1Online registration is now closed for this session.
Session 2: July 25–29
Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm
$383; Aquarium members $344
Zoom like a shorebird through the Aquarium and bask in the sun with our seals and otters! This camp is all about marine animals that dwell along our Pacific Northwest coastline. Learn about diving birds that fly underwater while fishing for their prey, and meet the shorebirds that migrate far and wide to annually check into Washington! Next, meet all four species of our marine mammals and learn how we care for them here at the Aquarium and in the wild. Your week will be filled with stories, songs and works of animal art. All camp activities take place on-site at the Seattle Aquarium.

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

Partnership summer camp

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

For kids entering grades 1–4 in fall 2017
August 21–25
Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm
$355 on or before May 31, 2017; $383 on or after June 1, 2017
Aquarium members receive 10 percent off; SCT subscribers receive five percent off
Dive into the deep and explore a magical world of coral reefs, seahorses 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 6, 2017and is processed through Seattle Children’s Theatre only. To register, call (206) 443-0807, ext. 1186 or visit sct.org/school/classes. For scholarship information, please visit sct.org/School/Financial-Aid.