Kids can spend their spring school vacation exploring the watery world in this special series of activities at The Maritime Aquarium. Each day-long camp follows a different theme and is filled with age-appropriate activities, experiments and animal encounters.
Sign up for one, some or all five days.
All programs meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each will be full of age-appropriate animal encounters, hands-on activities and experiments that make learning fun. Many include an IMAX movie.
The daily schedule and topics are:
Mon., April 15 – “Secret Worlds” Meet some of the animals in the Aquarium’s newest exhibit, “Just Add Water,” see the IMAX movie “Backyard Wilderness” and more.
Tues., April 16 – “Ocean Explorers” Go on an Aquarium scavenger hunt, make a compostable citizen-scientist craft, see the IMAX movie “Oceans: Our Blue Planet” and more.
Wed., April 17 – “Junior Aquarist
” Participants learn from one of the Aquarium’s marine biologists, make an “enrichment” for one of the Aquarium’s animals, and even help to feed the rays, crabs and terrapins.
Thurs., April 18 – “Shark Safari” Activities include a thrilling behind-the-scenes view as the Aquarium’s large sharks are fed, meeting the divers who dive among the sharks, and making a shark-tooth necklace.
Fri., April 19 – “Party for the Planet” Activities and crafts focus on environmental issues and the simple ways we each can do our part to improve the health of our planet. Cost is