Field Experiences

Marine Mammals

December 29 | 8:30am-4:00pm
(Member price $149)
Students will learn about some of Virginia’s winter visitors through a Whales & Wildlife boat tour and harbor seal training session. Advance registration is required and open until filled.

Trash Talking Art

June 4, 2022 | 8:30am-3:00pm
(Member price $119)
Students will kayak around Owls Creek to collect trash, track their data, and turn it into art to share with Virginia Aquarium guests. Advance registration is required and open until filled.

Ocean Collection

This event has passed. Students will have the opportunity to assist in the collection of fish, invertebrates, and plankton using the same tools and methods as marine scientists. Also, get a bonus experience by going behind the scenes to see how we acclimate our new animals to their habitats.

To Register

For more information and to register for Field Experiences, email our School & Youth Programs Team.

Marine Science Career Day (Virtual)
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March 18, 2022 | 5:00-7:00pm
March 19, 2022 | 10:00am-3:00pm

Meet with scientists and Aquarium professionals to learn about their job duties, what skills and training they need, and how you can get started in their field.

Registration will open in January 2022. More information to come.