Aquarium Camp

A little girl studies a stingray at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

Summer Camp Registration: Play and learn about aquatic life at Audubon Aquarium. 

If your child is an Audubon Aquarium expert, has a passion for aquatic animals, or just loves new experiences, then Audubon's Aquarium Summer Camp is the perfect fit. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas offers a unique summer camp experience for your young ocean enthusiast.


Each Aquarium Camp day is full of exploration and informal learning time, meeting animals, scientific investigations, arts and crafts, and more! Campers will enjoy the Aquarium and Woldenberg Park as their playground and learn all about our animals and conservation.

Audubon Nature Institute strives to accommodate all interested children. Please understand that our camps are very active, with multiple transitions and sensory changes throughout the day. All campers are expected to follow directions and safety rules. If you have specific concerns, please contact please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (504) 378-2639 to discuss your child’s needs. While we are a traditional camp (not specialized for specific special needs), we welcome all children and do our very best to accommodate every child.

Camp runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Extended Care is available.
Before Care (7:30 AM - 8:45 AM): $50/week
After Care (3:15 PM - 5:30 PM): $70/week

Ages: 4 - 6 years old

Camp Themes & Dates:

Aquarium Camp features four-weeks of unique curriculum, with two sessions available to attend.

Campers may register for individual weeks, or for a single four-week session.

For the best camp experience possible, we suggest campers are registered for each theme only once.

Session 1
Colors of the Sea (June 1-5)
There's No Place Like Home (June 8-12)
Jawsome Animals (June 15-19)
How to be a SeaSTAR (June 22-26)

Session 2
Colors of the Sea (July 6-10)
There's No Place Like Home (July 13-17)
Jawsome Animals (July 20-24)
How to be a SeaSTAR (July 27-31)

Colors of the Sea (June 1-5 & July 6-10) What is yellow, green, and blue all over? Spend a week getting to know all of the animals at the Aquarium and discover what makes each one different and unique. Come check them out, big, small, short, and tall we’ve got them all!

There’s No Place Like Home (June 8-12 & July 13-17) Rivers and marshes and reefs, oh my! Fresh, salty, brackish or dry every habitat is a home if you try. Explore our different ecosystems and find out what animals need to call a place home.

Jawsome Animals (June 15-19 & July 20-24) How do fish breathe underwater? Did you know squid can change color? How deep can a sea turtle go? Come to uncover what makes our creatures so Jawmazing!

How to be a SeaSTAR (June 22-26 & July 27-31) Our ocean is in trouble! We need your campers help! Campers will become ocean STARS while meeting animals, making crafts, and learning what they can do to help.

$280 per week for Members
$310 per week for Non-Members

Refunds are not available.

If you have any questions regarding registration, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 504-212-5380.

Education Programs Refund & Cancellation Policy

Should you cancel or miss your reserved Audubon Education program, please consider your payment a donation to support Audubon Nature Institute’s mission. If education programming is canceled by Audubon Nature Institute due to extreme weather or other circumstances beyond Audubon’s control, the Education Department will strive to accommodate your program request by rescheduling your program or, when possible, by offering alternative program options.

Extreme weather conditions include but are not limited to excessive hot or cold temperatures, severe weather, or dangerous driving conditions. In extreme heat situations, defined as a heat index of 100 or above, live animals are prohibited from use in educational programming to ensure their safety.

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