New York Aquarium Education
Welcome
Welcome to our New York Aquarium Education store. You are just a few clicks away from purchasing and printing tickets for our youth and family education programs. We look forward to seeing you soon!

(If you have a promotion code, please enter it at the time of ticket purchase checkout.)

Programs require Pre-Registration. Registration (excluding summer camps) closes 24 hours before the program start time.

Contact NEW YORK AQUARIUM EDUCATION at nyaeducation@wcs.orgĀ or
(800) 433-4149 with any registration difficulties.
Summer Camps
*New this year! Early Drop Off
● Begins at 8am sharp
● Offered as a Tuesday - Friday package (Not available on Monday due to parent orientation)
● Price - $50

Extended Day Camp is also available!
● 3pm-5:30pm
● Offered as a Monday - Friday package
● Price - $125

Enter the promo code DoubleTheFun to recieve $30 off your second week of camp or as a sibling discount!

All camps include:
● Exclusive early morning access to exhibits including new Ocean Wonders: Sharks
● Animal encounters
● Keeper visits
● Behind-the-scenes experiences
● Science investigations
● Games
● Crafts
● Beach-based activities

For camp sessions that are currently full, you can register to be placed on the wait list. You are placed on the wait list in the order that you registered and we will contact you if a spot becomes available.
Registration closes the Friday before the first day of camp.

Aquatic Adventurers 4 Day (entering K - 2nd Grade)
Regular Price: $300.00
Member Price: $280.00
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Shark Week
Sharks might seem scary on the surface but these fabulous fish are important for healthy ocean ecosystems. Join us as we dive deep into learning about shark anatomy, behavior, care, habitats, and research. We'll meet Aquarium shark keepers and go behind the scenes of New York Aquarium shark exhibits!


This program is for children entering 1st or 2nd grade in Fall 2018. Camp is not in session July 4.
Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session!
Early Drop Off and Extended Day Camp is available! You will be given the option to add either during registration.
Session 4 Day Camp: Mon, Jul 2, 2018 - Fri, Jul 6, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   WAIT LIST

Aquatic Adventurers (entering K - 2nd Grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
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Shark Week
Sharks might seem scary on the surface but these fabulous fish are important for healthy ocean ecosystems. Join us as we dive deep into learning about shark anatomy, behavior, care, habitats, and research. We'll meet Aquarium shark keepers and go behind the scenes of New York Aquarium shark exhibits!

Sessions Available:
Session A1: July 16 - July 20
Session A2: July 30 - August 3
Session A3: August 20 - August 24

AquaBuilders
Attention artists and engineers! This week, we'll round up raw and repurposed materials to create new marine themed structures! We'll build animal enrichment toys, water and food delivery systems, animal habitats, and more! Don't miss this week of creativity and hands-on exploration!

Sessions Available:
Session B1: July 23 - July 27
Session B2: August 13- August 17
Session B3: August 27 - August 31

Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session! There is an additional four day A session available.
This program is for campers entering Kindergarten, 1st, or 2nd grade in Fall 2018.
Early Drop Off and Extended Day Camp is available! You will be given the option to add either during registration.

Marine Explorers 4 day (entering 3-5 grade)
Regular Price: $300.00
Member Price: $280.00
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Marine Medics
The doctor it in! Join forces with Aquarium Veterinarians and keepers who care for our animals during this week of hands-on experiences. Go behind the scenes and get up close while experiencing how our experts work together to keep our scaly, furry, and feathered friends happy and healthy.


This program is for children entering 3rd through 5th grade in Fall 2018. Camp is not in session July 4.
Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session!
Early Drop Off and Extended Day Camp is available! You will be given the option to add either during registration.
Session 4 Day Camp: Mon, Jul 2, 2018 - Fri, Jul 6, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (3 AVAIL)

Marine Explorers (entering 3rd-5th Grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
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Ocean Wonders Exhibit Design
Ever wonder what goes into creating a new Aquarium exhibit? We'll use Ocean Wonders: Sharks as a case study to learn all about Aquarium exhibit design. Then, we'll design, test, and build our own Aquarium exhibits!

Sessions Available:
Session A1: July 16 - July 20
Session A2: July 30 - August 3
Session A3: August 20- August 24

Marine Medics
The doctor it in! Join forces with Aquarium Veterinarians and keepers who care for our animals during this week of hands-on experiences. Go behind the scenes and get up close while experiencing how our experts work together to keep our scaly, furry, and feathered friends happy and healthy.

Sessions Available:
Session B1: July 23 - July 27
Session B2: August 6 - August 10
Session B3: August 13 - August 17
Session B4: August 27 - August 31

Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session! There is a 4 day B session to choose from as well!
This program is for campers entering 3rd through 5th Grade in Fall 2018.
Early Drop Off and Extended Day Camp is available! You will be given the option to add either during registration.

Junior Oceanographers (entering 6th-8th Grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
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Ocean Engineering Lab
Get ready for a week of engineering excitement at the New York Aquarium! Join us in the lab to design, test, and build your own device to solve a real world conservation threat. We'll utilize the time on the beach, Aquarium exhibits, and behind-the-scenes opportunities to cover topics such as biomimicry, ocean engineering, marine plastics, robotics, ocean acidification, and more!

Sessions Available
Session A1: July 16 - July 20
Session A2: July 30 - August 3
Session A3: August 13 - August 17
Session A4: August 27 - August 31

Marine Research Team
Throw on your waders and grab your seining net! We'll focus on scientific work in the field during this week of hands-on aquatic research. We'll dive into local and global efforts to learn more about marine animals and habitats. Then, we'll go out into the wild to design and conduct our own field science investigations!

Sessions Available:
Session B1: July 23 - July 27
Session B2: August 20 - August 24

Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session!
This program is for campers entering 6th to 8th grade in Fall 2018.
Early Drop Off and Extended Day Camp is available! You will be given the option to add either during registration.

 
Family Programs

Sharks After Dark Family Overnight (ages 5 and up)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $80.00
Bring your sleeping bag and join us after hours to explore our new exhibit Ocean Wonders: Sharks! Discover the marine life of the Hudson Canyon with a behind the scenes tour, dive chat, and fun activities. You'll even meet a live animal at this sleep"under" event.

This program is for children ages 5 and up. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.


Aquarium Mornings (ages 3-8 with adult)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
Start your day with an aquatic adventure at the New York Aquarium! Get early access to explore one of our exhibits, engage in ocean-themed activities with your family, and enjoy a live animal encounter with one of our aquatic invertebrates.

This program is for children ages 3-8. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Shipwreck Adventures (ages 3-8 with adult)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
Join us on an adventure to explore the shipwrecks of the New York seascape! We will engage in hands-on activities, learn about local shipwrecks, and discover how those wrecks impact our sea life in a big way (all while remaining on dry land).

This program is for children ages 3-8. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Edge of the Sea (ages 5+ with adult)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
Join us for this one-of-a-kind family experience as we head down to the edge of the water to explore the sandy shore ecosystem. We will collect plant and animal evidence and use field guides to identify and sort what we find. We'll meet a live local animal and walk away with an appreciation for the amazing aquatic organisms that call Coney Island home.

This program is for children ages 5 and up. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sun, May 12, 2019 2:00PM - 3:30PM   COMING SOON

Mini Marine Medics (ages 3-8 with adult)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
Bring your vet-in-training to learn what it takes to care for the aquatic animals here at the NY Aquarium. Go behind the scenes and get up close while experiencing how our veterinarians and keepers work together to keep our scaly, furry, and feathered friends happy and healthy.

This program is for children ages 3-8. Tickets are per person, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Session One: Sat, Jun 15, 2019 9:00AM - 10:30AM   COMING SOON

 
Children and Teens

Keeper for a Day (ages 7-10)
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $50.00
Children will experience first-hand what it's like to be an animal keeper! This fast-paced program is jammed full of special experiences that demonstrate just what it's like to care for the marine mammal and birds that call the New York Aquarium home.

This experience is for children ages 7-10.

Election Day Marine Medics (ages 6-10)
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00
School is out, but the doctor is in! Join us for the day to learn what it takes to care for the aquatic animals here at the NY Aquarium. Go behind the scenes and get up close while experiencing how our veterinarians and keepers work together to keep our scaly, furry, and feathered friends happy and healthy.

This day camp is for children ages 6-10.
Session One: Tue, Nov 6, 2018 9:00AM - 3:00PM   COMING SOON

Secrets of Shipwrecks (ages 10-13)
Regular Price: $30.00
Member Price: $25.00
Did you know that our ocean floors are filled with shipwrecks? Explore the submerged maritime history of New York as we engage in hands-on activities, games, and see how sailors and sea life interact and impact each other in the past and present!

This experience is for children ages 10-13.
Session One: Thu, Dec 27, 2018 2:00PM - 3:30PM   COMING SOON

Researcher for a Day: Sharks! (ages 7-10)
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $50.00
Shark researchers play an essential role to help us learn more about sharks, and now you'll get a chance to play a part! Explore the tools that researchers use in tagging and tracking sharks and find out what the Aquarium can learn from that information. Afterwards, learn how you can track sharks from your phone at home!

This experience is for children ages 7-10.
Session One: Thu, Feb 21, 2019 9:00AM - 10:30AM   COMING SOON

 
Adult Experiences

Evening with the Sharks (adults 21+)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
Explore Ocean Wonders: Sharks! after the aquarium closes with a special experience just for adults! Enjoy some light snacks and adult beverages while you learn about these amazing elasmobranchs. You'll get behind the scenes access and a chance to touch some smaller species during a private encounter!

This experience is for adults ages 21 and up.
Session One: Fri, May 17, 2019 5:00PM - 6:30PM   COMING SOON