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.
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.

For more information, please visit our FAQ page. 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.
Session Two: Sun, Mar 24, 2019 9:00AM - 10:30AM   Available

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   Available

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   Available

 
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 mammals and birds that call the New York Aquarium home.

This experience is for children ages 7-10.

 
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   Available

 
Summer Camps
Extended Day Camp is available!
● 3pm-5:30pm
● Offered as a Monday - Friday package
● Price - $130 non-members; $115 members

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.

Super Sea Creatures 3 Day (entering Pre-K4 or K)
Regular Price: $225.00
Member Price: $210.00
Faster than a speeding sea otter, more powerful than a shark - it's Super Sea Creatures! Join us to learn how sea otters, sharks, and even you can be an ocean superhero! We'll learn about these super sea creatures through exhibit visits, up close animal encounters and hands on science activities both in and out of the classroom.

One week per camper.
Campers must be at least 4 years old & entering Pre-K4 or Kindergarten in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.
Session One: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 - Wed, Jul 3, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Super Sea Creatures (entering Pre-K4 or K)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Faster than a speeding sea otter, more powerful than a shark - it's Super Sea Creatures! Join us to learn how sea otters, sharks, and even you can be an ocean superhero! We'll learn about these super sea creatures through exhibit visits, up close animal encounters and hands on science activities both in and out of the classroom.

One week per camper.
Campers must be at least 4 years old & entering Pre-K4 or Kindergarten in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.

Ocean Super Heroes 3 Day (entering 1st-2nd grade)
Regular Price: $225.00
Member Price: $210.00
Who are the superheroes of the ocean? They're all around you at the New York Aquarium! Come find out how sea otters keep an entire ecosystem balanced, sharks help keep our ocean clean and how you can be an ocean superhero too! Everyday we'll learn about amazing aquatic animal adaptations through exhibit visits, animal encounters and hands on science activities both in and out of the classroom.

One week per camper.
Campers must be entering 1st or 2nd grade in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.
Session One: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 - Wed, Jul 3, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (20 AVAIL)

Ocean Super Heroes (entering 1st-2nd grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Who are the superheroes of the ocean? They're all around you at the New York Aquarium! Come find out how sea otters keep an entire ecosystem balanced, sharks help keep our ocean clean and how you can be an ocean superhero too! Everyday we'll learn about amazing aquatic animal adaptations through exhibit visits, animal encounters and hands on science activities both in and out of the classroom.

One week per camper.
Campers must be entering 1st or 2nd grade in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.

Seaside Explorers (entering 1st-2nd grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Come explore our own backyard in this hands on, beach based summer camp! Be prepared to get sandy as we discover the many living things that call Coney Island beach home. You will explore the Aquarium exhibits and on the beach, meet local animal ambassadors, and learn how you can be a better neighbor!

One week per camper.
Campers must be entering 1st or 2nd grade in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.

Sea Myths & Monsters 3 Day (entering 3rd-5th grd)
Regular Price: $225.00
Member Price: $210.00
Loch Ness Monster? The Kraken? Unicorns? Did you know that many of the common mythological creatures are based off of real ocean animals? Join us for a week as we take a deep dive into mythological creatures and the scientific facts that they grew out of! You will explore Aquarium exhibits and Coney Island Beach, meet local animal ambassadors and engage in hands on activities as we uncover the truth behind the myths.

One week per camper.
Campers must be entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.
Session One: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 - Wed, Jul 3, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (20 AVAIL)

Sea Myths and Monsters (entering 3rd-5th grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Loch Ness Monster? The Kraken? Unicorns? Did you know that many of the common mythological creatures are based off of real ocean animals? Join us for a week as we take a deep dive into mythological creatures and the scientific facts that they grew out of! You will explore Aquarium exhibits and Coney Island Beach, meet local animal ambassadors and engage in hands on activities as we uncover the truth behind the myths.

One week per camper.
Campers must be entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.

Ancient Oceans (entering 3rd-5th grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Join us for a paleontology adventure as we travel back in time to explore our ancient oceans. We'll see how our oceans expanded and investigate ancient life in the seas. Through hands-on investigations, live-animal encounters and exhibit visits, we'll explore extinct prehistoric ocean giants to amazing aquatic animals that are still alive today!

One week per camper.
Campers must be entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.

Aquarium Directors (entering 6th-8th grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Running an aquarium is a lot of work - are you up for it? Through hands on activities and behind the scenes experiences, you will learn all about the different people who come together to make the New York Aquarium run. This wide ranging camp will include animal care and health, water quality, and engineering. Come join the staff for a week and be a part of the NYA team!

One week per camper.
Campers must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.
Session One: Mon, Aug 5, 2019 - Fri, Aug 9, 2019 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (14 AVAIL)

Ocean Champions (entering 6th-8th grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
Care about the ocean? So do we! Find out what WCS and New Yorkers are doing around the world from Indonesia to Brooklyn. Campers will talk to experts, meet local animal ambassadors up close, and explore the aquarium exhibits and Coney Island Beach to create our own campaigns and projects to enact positive change!

One week per camper.
Campers must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the fall of 2019.
Extended Day Camp is available to add on during registration.