Scout groups are invited to spend the night with our bay and ocean animals in the "Under the Sea" event, go zip lining through the tree tops in our "Under the Trees" event, or do a little bit of both with the “Under the Sea Hybrid” event.

Under the Sea

Spend the night "Under the Sea" in our Bay & Ocean Pavilion! Meet our Animal Ambassadors, perform scientific experiments, play nature-based games, and more. Advance reservations, 25% deposit at time of booking, and pre-payment in full 30 days prior to the event are required to participate. Answers to frequently asked questions can be found in our informative Under the Sea Overnight Guide. For overnight inquiries or to make a reservation, please call (757) 385-0339.

  • Cub Scout Dates: 10/20/17 Sold Out!
  • Girl Scout Dates: 9/22/17 Sold Out!, 3/23/18 Sold Out!, 10/12/18

Under the Sea Overnight Program Fee:

$40 per scout; $25 per adult

Pricing for Overnights Includes:

  • All scheduled programming
  • Late night snack
  • Continental breakfast
  • Admission to the Aquarium the following day
  • Commemorative Patch

  Download the Under the Sea Overnight Guide


Under the Trees

Spend the night climbing through the trees with the Virginia Aquarium and The Adventure Park in our "Under the Trees" overnight event at the Marsh Pavilion. Have fun climbing, playing games, and meeting our Animal Ambassadors. Advance reservations, 25% deposit at time of booking, and pre-payment in full 30 days prior to the event are required to participate. Answers to frequently asked questions can be found in our informative Under the Trees Overnight Guide. For overnight inquiries or to make a reservation, please call (757) 385-0339.

  • Cub Scout Dates: 9/9/17 Sold Out!, 3/10/18
  • Girl Scout Dates: 10/7/17 Sold Out!, 4/28/18

Under the Trees Overnight Program Fee:

*Call for pricing details

Pricing for Overnights Includes:

  • All scheduled programming
  • Late night snack
  • Continental breakfast
  • Admission to the Aquarium the following day
  • Commemorative Patch

  Download the Under the Trees Overnight Guide


Under the Sea Hybrid

Meet our Animal Ambassadors, perform scientific experiments, play nature-based games, and spend the night with the animals in our Bay & Ocean Pavilion. The next morning head out for treetop fun zip lining and climbing with The Adventure Park. Advance reservations, 25% deposit at time of booking, and pre-payment in full 30 days prior to the event are required to participate. Answers to frequently asked questions can be found in our informative Under the Sea Hybrid Overnight Guide. For overnight inquiries or to make a reservation, please call (757) 385-0339.

  • Cub Scout Dates: 9/28/18
  • Girl Scout Dates: 4/13/18

Under the Sea Hybrid Overnight Program Fee:

$65 per scout; $65 per climbing adult; $25 per non-climbing adult

Pricing for Overnights Includes:

  • All scheduled programming
  • Late night snack
  • Continental breakfast
  • Admission to the Aquarium the following day
  • Commemorative Patch

  Download the Under the Sea Hybrid Overnight Guide