New York Aquarium Education
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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!

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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.

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

Group Overnights: Sharks After Dark (ages 5+)
 
Want to host a private overnight for your group? School, Scout & Youth Groups can experience a unforgettable sleepover in the New York Aquarium's newest exhibit, Ocean Wonders: Sharks! Discover the marine life of the Hudson Canyon with a behind the scenes access, a live animal encounter and fun, educational activities during this sleep "under" event.

2018-19 Dates (Fridays, 6:00p-9:30a):
9/14/2018
10/12/2018
11/16/2018
12/7/2018
2/22/2019
3/8/2019
3/22/2019
4/26/2019
5/10/2019

For more information, please visit our FAQ page and fill out our Sharks After Dark Group Inquiry form. A member of the WCS Education team will be in touch within 2 business days.

 
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.

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   UNAVAILABLE

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   (11 AVAIL)

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   (9 AVAIL)

 
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