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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Seal Splash

10:00 - 11:30 am, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $160 members; $175 non-members

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Reservations required! Get in the water with harbor seals – in this 90-minute program, you’ll meet a friendly seal or two and observe a training session. This experience also includes a 15-20 minute in-water portion, t-shirt and souvenir photo CD. Sponsored by the Oceanfront Inn.

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Under the Sea 3D

10:15 - 11:00 am, 12:25 - 1:10 pm, 2:40 - 3:20 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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Toddler Trek

11:00 - 11:30 am

Location: Marsh Pavilion

Cost: Free with Aquarium admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-3474

If you enjoy Toddler Tuesdays, then you won’t want to miss our new Toddler Trek Thursdays, an outdoor exploration session for early learners and their parents. Join us every Thursday at 11 a.m. for an easy 30-minute stroll along the Nature Trail. Each week we’ll discover a new animal, color, or shape through fun outdoor activities. This program meets in the Marsh Pavilion and will take place inside on rainy days.

Great White Shark (3D)

11:20 am - 12:00 pm, 1:25 - 2:05 pm, 3:40 - 4:20 pm

Location: IMAX Theater

Cost: Adults - $9.00; Seniors - $8.50; Children - $8.00; Members - $5.00

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Misrepresented, maligned and on the verge of extinction, the great white shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. Great White Shark will explore the great white’s place in our imaginations, in our fears and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain. Key figures in the history of shark research, people whose lives have been changed by contact with the great white will tell us of their experiences, culminating in a direct encounter between man and shark. Visit www.greatwhitesharkfilm.com to learn more.

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Above & Beyond Behind-The-Scenes

12:30 - 1:15 pm

Location: Virginia Aquarium

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

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Tour through the inner workings of the Virginia Aquarium and find out what it takes to keep the animals healthy and their habitats clean. Learn about the careers that make an Aquarium work, from animal care to engineering. 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

2:30 - 3:15 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

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

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Spend 45 minutes with our harbor seals as animal care staff conduct a training session. Learn about seal biology and conservation. You will receive a souvenir photo CD of your experience.

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