Camps and Family Programs

Marine Summer Camps 2015

The Seattle Aquarium offers unique camps for kids and teens entering grades K-10 in Fall 2015. Registration is now open.

Select a grade level below to view the available camps:

Important Summer Camp documents:
2015 Camp Family Handbook
Emergency Treatment Liability and Media Release Form
Medical Health History Form
Allergen Action Plan

Marine Summer Camp scholarships


 

Daily Before & After Care

Available for all Marine Summer Camps

5-day camps:
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.

4-day camp:
Morning care: 8–8:45am; $56/am week.
Afternoon care: 4:15–5:30pm; $56/pm week.
Full 4 day week of extended care 8am-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 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 8am-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 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.


 

Here & There! Partnership Summer Camps

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

Legends of the Deep–a day camp with Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT)

For kids entering grades 1–4 in Fall 2015
August 24–28
Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm
$310 early registration and Aquarium members;
$335 registration after May 31, 2015

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 with SCT while also engaging in hands-on marine science with the Seattle Aquarium. Our adventure will conclude with a field trip on the last day to see and explore a natural aquatic habitat.

Camp takes place at the Seattle Aquarium. Registration opens February 9, 2015 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 morning care is available at 8am for $50/week or $12/day. Extended afternoon care is available until 5:30pm for $50/week or $12/day. Students must be registered for extended care by the Wednesday before class starts. All extended care takes place at the Seattle Aquarium.

 

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

For youth ages 13–16 years at time of camp. No age exceptions due to Coast Guard regulations.
August 3–7
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 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 opens February 1, 2015 for members and February 15, 2015 for the general public and is processed through the Seattle Aquarium only.

Important Summer Camp documents:
2015 Voyaging Puget Sound with The Center for Wooden Boats Family Handbook
2015 CWB Youth Programs Acceptance of Responsibility and Release from Liability
Emergency Treatment Liability and Media Release Form
Medical Health History Form


Register


 

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, May 24: Awesome Otters

Register here


 

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Supported by The T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan

Thank you for joining us for Toddler Time! The program has concluded for the season. We'll post Toddler Time dates for fall 2015 soon!

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