Summer Camp Registration

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Phone, mail or in person at the Virginia Aquarium

Cost: Payment due at time of registration

Contact: Youth Programs Registrar

Phone: (757) 385-0278

Summer Camp registration opens to members and non-members. Camps are available for children 6 – 15. Learn more about the camps and download the camp registration form.

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Under the Sea 3D

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

Location: National Geographic 3D 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 & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Included with Aquarium admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-FISH (3474)

Celebrate one of the oceans most mysterious residents…Sharks! Educational programs, Curiosity Cart presentations and keeper talks will focus on conservation efforts to ensure survival of this keystone species.

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Great White Shark

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

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

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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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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Dog Days of Summer

2:00 - 3:15 pm

Location: Bay and Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $7 members; $10 non-members (registration recommended)

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0278

Join us as we explore ways that animals keep cool. Meet our great-horned owl who takes her ‘socks’ off to stay cool.

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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