Summer SeaCamp

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SeaCamp 2017 will offer your child a new and exciting journey into the Caribbean! Your SeaCamper will explore the jungle, tickle their toes in sand, meet many of our new residents and be immersed in the underwater adventures of sharks and marine mammals. Your child’s Caribbean Journey starts here in summer of 2017!

SeaCamp Philosophy:
Our camps and camp environments are designed to support inclusive and collaborative learning, promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) exploration and discovery, and empower campers to reach their full potential.


How to Register:

Once both of these steps are completed, your camper(s) will be officially registered for SeaCamp.

Camp Schedule:

  • Camp programming begins promptly at 9 a.m. Drop-off/check-in begins at 8:45 a.m.
  • Camp ends at 4:15 p.m. (except for SeaSquirts). Late pick-up after 4:30p.m will incur late fees.
  • If you register and pay for extended day options the weeks they are available, your drop off will be as early as 7:30 a.m., with pickup as late as 5:15 p.m.
  • SeaSquirts (ages 4-5): 9:00 a.m. – noon. Late pick-up after 12:15 p.m. will incur late fees.
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Cancellation/Refund Policy: A cancellation notice must be received, in writing; at least 30 days prior to camp start date for a 50% refund.  We do not offer refunds or pro-rated fees due to illness or weather conditions. See Parent Packet for additional information.

 

SeaSquirts (PreK-K, ages 4 and 5) 

Explore ocean animals in this fun-filled camp designed specifically for young learners. Creative play, science discovery, and storytelling add to the adventure as campers investigate the Aquarium’s unique habitats and animals. SeaSquirts is a five day camp with half-day sessions Campers will visit the Splash Park.

Member: $135   |   Non-Member: $160

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Late pick-up after 12:15 p.m. will incur additional fees of $25 per 15 minutes.

June 5 – 9 June 12 – 16 June 19 – 23 June 26 – 30
July 3 – 7 July 10 – 14  July 17 – 21 July 24 – 28
July 31 – August 4 August 7 – 11 August 14 – 18  

Animal Adventures  |   Campers entering 1st grade in Fall 2017

Learn about unique habitats as you embark on a high-seas, hands-on adventure around the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. “Travel” to a new location each day, from caves to coral reefs, to discover amazing animals and learn what it takes to make it in these strange places.

Member: $220  |   Non-Member: $245

Times: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

June 5 – 9 June 12 – 16 June 19 – 23 June 26 – 30
July 3 – 7 July 10 – 14  July 17 – 21 July 24 – 28 
July 31 – August 4 August 7 – 11 August 14 – 18  

Operation: Exploration!   |   Campers entering 2nd or 3rd grade in Fall 2017

Unleash your inner curiosity and explore the world of STEM right here at the Aquarium. Campers will step into the shoes of oceanographers as they make discoveries and use inquiry-based learning to solve the mysteries of the deep.

Member: $230  |   Non-Member: $255

Times: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

June 5 – 9 June 12 – 16 June 19 – 23 June 26 – 30
July 3 – 7 July 10 – 14  July 17 – 21 July 24 – 28 
July 31 – August 4 August 7 – 11 August 14 – 18  

Guardians of the Sea!   |   Campers entering 4th or 5th grade in Fall 2017

Gain an appreciation for the sea as you explore ocean biomes and conduct STEM-based investigations of the Aquarium’s diverse plant and animal wildlife. Uncover the mystery of how animals survive in their unique environments and how they adapt to our ever-changing world.

Member: $255   |   Non-Member: $280

Times: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

June 5 – 9 June 12 – 16 June 19 – 23 June 26 – 30
July 3 – 7 July 10 – 14  July 17 – 21 July 24 – 28 
July 31 – August 4 August 7 – 11 August 14 – 18  

Explore Your Coast!   |   Campers entering 6th or 7th grade in Fall 2017

Channel your inner scientist as you explore the world of marine science. Start your investigations at the Texas State Aquarium and then hit the road from there, conducting investigations of nearby coastal environments. This week is full of hands-on STEM projects, field excursions, and fun that just can’t be missed.

Member: $285.00   |   Non-Member: $310.00

Times: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

June 5 – 9 June 12 – 16 June 19 – 23 June 26 – 30
July 3 – 7 July 10 – 14  July 17 – 21 July 24 – 28 
July 31 – August 4 August 7 – 11 August 14 – 18  

Trekking Land & Sea   |   Campers entering 8th or 9th grade in Fall 2017

Science and STEM discovery are the focus of this unforgettable camp. Explore the Aquarium from “behind the scenes” to learn about its diverse habitats and animals, then embark on adventures across the coastal bend that include hiking, waterfront activities, and even an overnight stay.

Member: $320   |   Non-Member: $345

Times: Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

June 5 – 9 June 12 – 16 June 19 – 23 June 26 – 30
July 3 – 7 July 10 – 14  July 17 – 21 July 24 – 28 
 July 31 – August 4 August 7 – 11 August 14 – 18