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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.
Summer Camps
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 Thursday before the first day of camp.

Marine Explorers (entering 3rd-5th Grade)
Regular Price: $425.00
Member Price: $400.00
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Ocean Olympics
In this week of competition, we uncover the strongest, fastest, sneakiest, and smartest animals of the ocean. Through animal observations, hands-on activities, and physical challenges we'll discover which animals take home the gold for being best adapted to living in ocean environments.


Sessions Available:
A2: August 14-18

Ocean Art
This camp brings together marine science and artmaking in a whole new way. We'll spend the week immersing campers in marine topics and then allow them to create something new to communicate what they learn. Highlights include repurposing ocean debris and designing their own exhibits!

Sessions Available:
Session B2: August 21 - 25

Register your child for two weeks of camp by choosing one A session and one B session!
This program is for campers entering 3rd through 5th Grade in Fall 2017.
Extended care is available from 3:00-5:30 pm! You will be given the option to add extended care during registration.

Junior Oceanographers (entering 6th-8th Grade)
Regular Price: $425.00
Member Price: $400.00
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Coney Island Local
Next stop, Coney Island! Get ready to be immersed in learning about the sandy shore habitat right at our doorstep. We'll visit local beaches and use scientific tools to learn about the animals who live here and the real challenges that threaten their health and habitat.


Sessions Available
Session A2: August 14-18

Shark Trackers
Discover how scientists are using cutting edge technology to learn more about these misunderstood ocean creatures. We'll go hands-on with activities related to shark tagging and tracking, anatomy, and scientific investigations.

Sessions Available:
Session B2: August 21-25

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 2017.
Extended care is available from 3:00-5:30 pm! You will be given the option to add extended care during registration.

 
Children and Teens

Single-day Camp: Deep Sea-crets (grades K-5)
Regular Price: $90.00
Member Price: $75.00
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Did you know that scientists have only explored 5% of the deep ocean floor? What incredible things do you think we might find down there? Unlock some of these mysteries of the deep with a day of games, art projects, hands-on science, and live animal encounters.
Session Columbus Day: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 9:00AM - 3:00PM   Available

Single-day camp: Ocean Olympics (grades K-5)
Regular Price: $90.00
Member Price: $75.00
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Campers will uncover the strongest, fastest, sneakiest, and smartest animals of the ocean. Through animal observations, hands-on activities, and physical challenges we'll discover which animals take home the gold for being best adapted to living in ocean environments.
Session Election Day: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 9:00AM - 3:00PM   (12 AVAIL)

Keeper for a Day (ages 7-10)
Regular Price: $55.00
Member Price: $50.00
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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.
Session topics and dates
Otters and Friends, October 14
Animal Trainers, November 4


This program is for children ages 7-10.

 
Family Programs

Breakfast with the Animals: Sharks
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $40.00
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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 One: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 9:00AM - 10:30AM   (15 AVAIL)

Aquarium Toddler Time (ages 2-3 w/caregiver)
Regular Price: $125.00
Member Price: $100.00
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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 Fall Thursdays: October 5, 12, 19, 26.


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 Fall: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 - Thu, Oct 26, 2017 9:30AM - 10:30AM   (10 AVAIL)

Breakfast with the Animals: Seals and Sea Lions
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $40.00
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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 One: Sat, Dec 2, 2017 9:00AM - 10:30AM   (15 AVAIL)

Breakfast with the Animals: Penguins
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $40.00
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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, Nov 4, 2017 9:00AM - 10:30AM   (15 AVAIL)

 
Gift Certificates
Gift certificates can be used for any Education program at the New York Aquarium. (Please be advised that gift certificates purchased from the New York Aquarium store can only be redeemed for New York Aquarium Education programs.)
Gift certificates are not valid at any onsite gift shop or food vendor.
Gift certificates are non-refundable, cannot be reissued if lost or stolen, and cannot be redeemed for cash.
Certificates expire 1 year from date of purchase.

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