Watch for camp offerings throughout the school year and, of course, our amazing Summer Camps!

School Year Camps

Follow the steps below to ensure your camper's spot in one of our awesome school year camps!

1. Select a camp - Read the camp descriptions below to select the best camp for your child.

2. Reserve your spot - After selecting the correct camp, click the link below the camp descriptions to purchase and reserve your selected camp. Please note that full payment is due at this time.

3. Receive confirmation - AFTER you have purchased your camp, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions.

Your registration is not yet complete.
If the selected camp has been sold out, you can contact us* to be placed on a waitlist.

4. Complete and return appropriate forms - Complete the Program Registration and applicable health forms, downloadable from the links below in the "Camp Forms" menu.

Camps for ages 6-8

$119 (Members $99)

Winter Wildlife
February 1, 2021 | 9:00am-4:00pm
Explore how native species manage colder temperatures and what animals come by for a winter visit.

Animal Relationships
February 21, 2022 | 9:00am-4:00pm
Explore how animals relate to each other including caring for the young, locating mates, and helping other animals survive.

Going Green
March 14, 2022| 9:00am-4:00pm
Explore how you can take action to protect our ocean and its many inhabitants.

Feeding Frenzy
Event Completed
Explore food webs, predator-prey relationships, and how we provide food for our animals.

$139 (Members $110)

Wonders of Water
April 11-12, 2022 | 9:00am-1:00pm
Investigate water through experiments and play to find out why it's important for living things. Discover what's living in water as you explore aquarium habitats, our freshwater pond, and Owls Creek.

Veterinary Care, Enrichment, and Training
April 14-15, 2022 | 9:00am-1:00pm
Explore the job of a veterinarian through role-play, meeting live animals, designing enrichment activities and toys, learning proper animal handling and wildlife viewing techniques, and getting to meet our vet team.

Camps for ages 9-11

$119 (Members $99)
Pricing for the following camps (unless otherwise noted)

Winter Wildlife
January 17, 2022 | 9:00am-4:00pm
Explore how native species manage colder temperatures and what animals come by for a winter visit. This camp includes a 2 ½ hour trip on our Winter Wildlife Boat Tour so this camp pricing is different.
$179 (Members $149)

Animal Relationships
February 21, 2022 | 9:00am-4:00pm
Explore how animals relate to each other including caring for their young, locating mates, and helping other animals survive.

Going Green
March 14, 2022 | 9:00am-4:00pm
Explore how you can take action to protect our ocean and its many inhabitants.

Feeding Frenzy
Event Completed
Explore food webs, predator-prey relationships, and how we provide food for our animals.

$449 (Members $399)

Watershed Explorers
April 11-15, 2022 | 9:00am-4:00pm
Explore local watersheds and observe some of the animals that make our waterways a unique resource. Search for life in local habitats, kayak to explore a marsh, trawl for fish and invertebrates, and investigate water in a laboratory.

Camp Forms

Complete the registration form and any pertinent medical forms below and return them via

Email - programs@virginiaaquarium.com
or
Mail -Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center: Youth Programs717 General Booth Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Complete and return this form to finish registering.

Medical Consent

Recommended

Return completed form to the address above.

Epi-pen Use

(Optional)

Return completed form to the address above.

Return completed form to the address above.

*If you have questions about these camp opportunities or you would like to be placed on a waitlist, please contact our Youth Programs staff.