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

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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Shark Shenanigans

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Bay and Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Included with Aquarium admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: 757-385-0300

Join us as we celebrate one of the oceans most mysterious residents…Sharks! Guests will have the opportunity to learn interesting facts about sharks, discover the shark sixth sense, make a shark hat, and view educational programs.

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Great White Shark

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

Location: Giant Screen Theater at the Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Members - $5.00; Non-Members: Adults - $9.00, Children ages 3-11 - $8.00, Seniors - $8.50

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear… GWS 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.

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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

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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