Summer Camp Registration

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Marsh Pavilion

Cost: Camp payment must accompany registration

Contact: Youth Programs Registrar

Phone: 757-385-0278

Summer camp registration - call, mail or drop off registrations forms at the Virginia Aquarium. Payment must accompany camp registration.

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X-Ray Vision: Fish Inside & Out

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Changing Exhibits Gallery (Bay & Ocean Pavilion)

Cost: Free with Admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0251

This exhibit is from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and features 40 strikingly elegant black-and-white digital prints of several different specimens of fish.

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Under the Sea 3D

10:15 - 11:00 am, 2:00 - 2:45 pm

Location: IMAX Theater

Cost: Adult $9, Child (3-11) $8; Senior (62+) $8.50

UNDER THE SEA 3D will offer a uniquely inspirational and entertaining way to explore the impact that global climate change has had on ocean wilderness. This new IMAX 3D adventure will transport moviegoers to some of the most exotic and isolated under sea locations on earth.

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Early Expeditions

11:00 - 11:30 am

Location: Conservation Station at the Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Free with Admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Bring your toddler to the Conservation Station to solve an animal mystery. Hone your problem-solving skills and help us figure out the "who, what, when, where, and why" of the animal world.

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Penguins 3D

11:30 am - 12:15 pm, 12:45 - 1:30 pm

Location: IMAX Theater

Cost: Adult $9, Child (3-11) $8; Senior (62+) $8.50

Narrated by David Attenborough, Penguins 3D celebrates the destiny of a very special King Penguin, who returns to his birthplace in the sub-Antarctic. Known as Penguin City, the island is home to hundreds of albatrosses, fur seals and brawling elephant seals — as well as six million penguins! Somehow our hero must earn his place among the island inhabitants and fulfill his destiny by finding a mate and raising a family. What follows is the story of the most challenging time in a King Penguin's life, when he is driven to nurture and defend his offspring against harsh weather and fierce predators. This cosmic drama plays out in one of Earth's last great wildernesses, amid steep mountain ranges and windblown plains half buried beneath snow and ice. Penguins 3D is an unforgettable tale of one King Penguin's journey through his species' central rite of passage.

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Sea Turtles Behind-The-Scenes

1:00 - 1:45 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $15 members, $20 non-members - Reservations required

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Get a unique view from the top of the sea turtle aquarium, observe feeding and interaction with five large sea turtles. Learn about the history and behavior of sea turtles and conservation efforts worldwide. Reservations must be booked before noon of the day of your visit. Book online or call 757-385-0300. Minimum height is 48."

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Harbor Seals Behind-The-Scenes

2:00 - 2:45 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $45 members; $55 non-members - Reservations required

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Observe animal care staff as they conduct a behavioral training session and learn about biology and conservation efforts regarding seals. Receive a souvenir CD of your experience! Children must be at least 3 years old. Appropriate footwear required. Guests must be able to climb stairs.

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