With summer vacation only months away, parents are looking for exciting and innovative ways to keep their children engaged in education outside the classroom. Summer Camp 2018 at Miami Seaquarium offers students from kindergarten to high school the opportunity to learn about animal senses and behavior, environmental issues, and the relationship between humans and marine animals.
This year’s camp will run from June 11 to Aug. 17 for campers ages 5-18. Summer activities for kids will focus on educational topics according to their grade level. This year’s camp themes are “Earth Buddies,” “Cold-blooded Critters,” “Beyond the Reef,” “Ocean Explorers” and “Aqua Powers.” This year’s summer camp is full of new games, activities, and learning experiences. Coming back for its second year, is the Counselor in Training program (CIT). The CIT program is designed for campers ages 12 and older and provides leadership opportunities that prepare campers to become future staff members, as well as research effective marine science educational tools.
Register online before June 1 and get the early bird special rate of $175 per week. Or pre-register online by the Friday before the beginning of each week for the special rate of $195. Miami Seaquarium is offering an entire five-week session for just $850, a $1,250 value. Campers must register online for a full five-week consecutive session to receive the special pricing. Special rates are available for annual pass holders.
Special pricing at Dolphin Harbor is available for parents who wish to enroll their campers in an unforgettable Dolphin Interaction program. Parents who have registered campers ages 10 and up also will have the opportunity to enroll their campers in a Reef Encounter (Sea Trek).
Camp hours are Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with early and late care available for an additional charge. For Summer Camp enrollment or additional information, call 305-361-5705, ext. 526 or 207, or visit www.miamiseaquarium.com/education.