Ocean Explorer Campers (ages 6 – 11)get their feet wet exploring sharks, sea turtles, and everything in between.
- Hands-on science activities
- Up-close animal experiences
- Behind-the-scenes tours
- Field trips to different nature-themed locations around New Jersey.
Learn all about history, science, and how to row or kayak on the Delaware River at Independence Seaport Museum. Perfect for ages 6-12, Seaport Summer Camp features full days of activities and exploration on the water.
Every week is a new discovery at the Seaport, with an in-depth look into the science and history of Philadelphia and its waterways. In addition to weekly hands-on activities and crafts, campers also:
- Visit the J. Welles Henderson Archives and Library to examine artifacts not typically on display
- Tour the Delaware River with a cruise from Patriot Harbor Lines
- Paddle and row on the water every day (weather permitting)
Each day is a new adventure for your “small fry” at Small Fry Camp! Small Fry Campers (ages 4 – 5) will explore the wonders of the aquatic world in this half-day program including hands on science investigation and activities that engage the 5 senses and encourage curiosity. Sign up for a whole week of fun, or pick days that work with your larva’s life!
- Half-day sessions geared directly to your campers’ age and imagination
- A visit with live animals, stories, games and crafts
- Morning snack is provided.
Camp runs from 9am – 12pm Monday – Friday
Junior Marine Biologist Camp (ages 12 – 15) is full of hands-on science, animal interactions, field trips and behind the scenes experiences at Adventure Aquarium! This program is a great way to begin your research into marine science as a career or nurture your love of the ocean. Each week of Junior Marine Biologist Camp provides a unique immersive experience. Sign up for 2 weeks and receive a multi-week discount!
Since 1988 thousands of children have participated in activities that include arts and crafts, Bible study, recreation, life skills workshops, academic enrichment classes, and community service. Around 450 children participate in our six-week Summer Camps located in eight city neighborhoods. Within a safe and stimulating environment, these programs provide opportunities for children to improve their academic performance, develop necessary life skills, create positive relationships with caring adults, explore the arts, and nurture their faith. Summer camp favorite activities include weekly field trips (typically to a swimming pool or roller-skating rink), the Summer Carnival, and All Camp Day.