New York Aquarium Education
Welcome
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(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
Camp registration will open to the public on January 11, 2018.

*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
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   Available

Aquatic Adventurers (entering K - 2nd Grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
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
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   Available

Marine Explorers (entering 3rd-5th Grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
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 4 Day (entering 6-8 grade)
Regular Price: $300.00
Member Price: $280.00
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!


This program is for children entering 6th through 8th 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 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Junior Oceanographers (entering 6th-8th Grade)
Regular Price: $375.00
Member Price: $350.00
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.

 
Children and Teens

Keeper for a Day (ages 7-10)
Regular Price: $55.00
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 animals that call the New York Aquarium home.


This program is for children ages 7-10.

 
Family Programs

Aquarium Toddler Time (ages 2-3 w/caregiver)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
Enjoy exploring the world of marine animals together with an hour of interactive, hands-on fun! Children and care-givers will explore the aquarium together, participate in art activities, enjoy dramatic play, and meet some of our special animal friends at the aquarium throughout the series.

Session dates for Spring Thursdays: March 8, 15, 22, 29


This ticket is for one child ages 2-3 and a caregiver. If you would like to add on one additional adult, you may do so during check out. (Add-on tickets are limited.)
Session Spring: Thu, Mar 8, 2018 - Thu, Mar 29, 2018 9:30AM - 10:30AM   (10 AVAIL)

Toddler Time Single Sessions
Regular Price: $35.00
Member Price: $30.00
Buy a single session of Toddler Time here!
Enjoy exploring the world of marine animals together with an hour of interactive, hands-on fun! Children and care-givers will explore the aquarium together, participate in art activities, enjoy dramatic play, and meet some of our special animal friends at the aquarium throughout the series.

Breakfast with the Animals: Sharks
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $40.00
What makes sharks different from other fish? Do any sharks live in New York? Learn answers to these questions and more as you enjoy a light morning meal of "people food" along with child-focused activities incorporating movement, discovery, crafts, and both guided and free play opportunities. Education instructors help facilitate an engaging and fun experience for all. We'll finish the fun with an amazing animal encounter!

This ticket is for one child ages 3-8 and a caregiver. If you would like to add on one additional participant, you may do so during check out. (Add-on tickets are limited.)
Session Two: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 9:00AM - 10:30AM   (5 AVAIL)

Breakfast with the Animals: Penguins
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $40.00
Bring your family to enjoy a light meal, fun activities, and a private visit to our penguin exhibit! Learn to sing like a penguin, carry eggs on your feet, and create, play and move together to learn about these cold-weather birds. We'll finish with a live animal encounter!

This ticket is for one child ages 3-8 and a caregiver. If you would like to add on one additional participant, you may do so during check out. (Add-on tickets are limited.)
Session One: Sat, Mar 10, 2018 9:00AM - 10:30AM   (7 AVAIL)

Breakfast with the Animals: Seals and Sea Lions
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $40.00
Bring your family to enjoy a light meal, fun activities, and a private visit to our Sea Cliffs exhibit. Try out your very own "blubber" coat, learn to hold your breath like a seal, and create, play and move together to learn about these aquatic, furry friends. We'll finish with a live animal encounter!

This ticket is for one child ages 3-8 and a caregiver. If you would like to add on one additional participant, you may do so during check out. (Add-on tickets are limited.)
Session Two: Sun, Apr 1, 2018 9:00AM - 10:30AM   (13 AVAIL)

Breakfast with the Animals: Coral Reefs
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $40.00
Bring your family to enjoy a light meal, fun activities, and a visit to our coral reef exhibits. Make your own camouflage suit, learn to move like a school of fish, and create, play and move together to learn about the fish that call reefs home. We'll finish with a live animal encounter!

This ticket is for one child ages 3-8 and a caregiver. If you would like to add on one additional participant, you may do so during check out. (Add-on tickets are limited.)
Session Two: Sun, May 13, 2018 9:00AM - 10:30AM   (15 AVAIL)