Fur and Fins

What sets mammals apart from other underwater animals? Find out as campers create toys for our resident otters, interact with our dolphins through their underwater windows, and learn all about their wild cousins as we embark on three snorkeling excursions. Compare whales and dolphins with river otters and sea otters, and learn the many similarities and differences. Campers will also enjoy a private Clearwater Marine Aquarium dolphin presentation, put on just for our summer camps!

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Crawling Critters

The perfect camp for your little snorkeler! Dive in to educational fun as campers learn about the crawling critters of our local estuary. Campers will work together to assemble a classroom touch tank and collect critters each day on their snorkeling excursions! Your camper will even learn what it takes to care for these animals by participating in feedings and by creating their own exhibit signs. This camp involves lots of outdoor activities and time on the water for hands-on learning!

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Stories of the Sea

Campers will learn about the myths and legends, from around the world, about the ocean and the sea creatures in it. We’ll explore the sunken continent of Atlantis; learn about sea monsters, mermaids, and the Kraken; and learn how these mythical creatures relate to modern sea animals. We’ll also learn about ocean “Olympians” as we discuss remarkable sea creatures and their incredible athletic skills. We’ll play our own Olympic games inspired by the ocean and its inhabitants. Campers will also enjoy two days of snorkeling during this camp.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

All About Winter

Have a Winter fan in the family? Come learn all about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s most famous resident and her amazing story of survival! Learn Winter’s true story and interact with a rescued dolphin through their underwater windows, visit movie sets from Dolphin Tale as we check out Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure, and build your own version of Winter’s tail. Watch Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s residents in action during a private dolphin presentation, just for our summer camps! Campers will enjoy two days of snorkeling combined with traveling fun and educational indoor activities.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Eco Engineers

What does it mean to be green? Learn about sustainable energy, alternative energy sources, recycling, water conservation and ways to help the environment. Campers will become eco-engineers as they work in teams to build machines powered by alternative energy sources (solar, wind, and water). Campers also enjoy two days of snorkeling with this camp.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Mythical Manatees

This camp introduces future marine biologists to Florida’s state marine mammal – the Manatee! Learn all about these gentle creatures, their eating habits, environment, and the dangers they face and what we can do to help. Learn about the myths and legends concerning manatees and mermaids, nautical terms, and safe boating practices. Campers will enjoy two days of snorkeling with this camp.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Helping Hands

Interested in saving marine life? Your camper will learn all about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s stranding team and their work through hands-on lessons. Participate in a mock dolphin stranding, learn how to handle an entangled seabird, and create your own stranding guide with real life-saving information. Go behind-the-scenes with our otters to learn how Clearwater Marine Aquarium cares for resident animals! Campers can even visit one of Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s active sea turtle nests at night to learn about our Sea Turtle Nesting Patrol!* Campers will enjoy two days of snorkeling combined with traveling adventures, and indoor activities, to give campers a full experience of Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s work!

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Meet & Greet

Want to learn more about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s rescued residents? Now’s your chance to take a picture with a dolphin, create a toy for an otter, and so much more! Discover how our animals live and play each day by building enrichment devices in the classroom, and then sharing them with Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s critters! Campers will learn about animal diets by visiting our food preparation facility and participating in a fish feeding! Your camper will even spend some time interacting with a Clearwater Marine Aquarium dolphin in a meet & greet session! This is one camp experience they’re sure to remember forever! Interactions subject to change due to animal availability.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $289
Member Price: $249

Jr. Outdoor Adventure

Jump onboard with Clearwater Marine Aquarium for an instructional introduction to kayaking! Campers will participate in two kayaking excursions, complete with beginner lessons for the first-time paddler! Then, enjoy three full days of snorkeling experiences as campers travel to different sea grass beds and sand flats aboard Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s pontoon boats to explore Clearwater’s estuary ecosystems.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Jaw-some Predators

In this camp we’ll explore marine food chains, predator prey relationships and the fine balance of ecosystems, as we learn about the relationships and interdependency between predators and prey. We’ll discover the challenges of being a predator and the risks of being prey. We’ll learn all about the strategies hunters big and small use to find their food and explore some of the tricks prey species use to get away; all while playing fun educational interactive games. Campers also enjoy three days of snorkeling in this camp.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

FULL DAY Travel Camp

Come along with Clearwater Marine Aquarium as we visit our neighboring animal facilities like Lowry Park Zoo, Florida Aquarium, and others! Campers will travel to Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s second facility, Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure, and trek through our Crystal Beach nature preserve, learning about Florida’s many coastal ecosystems. This special camp lasts the entire day to fit in all the fun as campers explore the Tampa Bay region, so pack a lunch and get ready for adventure!

Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Price: $455
Member Price: $375

All About Dolphins

This camp introduces future marine mammalogists to the world of caring for and training dolphins! Your camper will learn about dolphin anatomy through a mock dolphin stranding, examine dolphin diets as we explore Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s food preparation area, and participate in dolphin enrichment through our underwater viewing windows. Campers will enjoy three days of snorkeling combined with indoor activities, including a private dolphin presentation, just for our summer camps!

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Jr. Animal Encounter

Want to learn more about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s rescued residents? Now’s your chance to take a picture with a dolphin, create a toy for an otter, and so much more! Discover how our animals live and play each day by building enrichment devices in the classroom, and then sharing them with Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s critters! Campers will learn about animal diets by visiting our food preparation facility and participating in a fish feeding! Your camper will even spend some time interacting with a Clearwater Marine Aquarium dolphin in a meet & greet session! This is one camp experience they’re sure to remember forever! Interactions subject to change due to animal availability.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $289
Member Price: $249

Jr. Eco Explorers

Visit and learn about five of Florida’s coastal ecosystems! Explore mangrove and barrier islands by boat and spend three days snorkeling through sea grass beds. Travel to parks and nature preserves to experience freshwater and swamp ecology. Campers will discuss the different plants and animals we find as we discover the water cycle in action and learn about the Florida aquifer!

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Outdoor Adventures

Jump onboard with Clearwater Marine Aquarium for an instructional introduction to kayaking! This camp involves an extra day of kayaking for our older campers, with a total of three kayaking excursions! Then, enjoy two full days of snorkeling experiences as we travel to different sea grass beds and sand flats aboard Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s pontoon boats to explore Clearwater’s estuary ecosystems.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Animal Encounter

Want to learn more about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s rescued residents? Now’s your chance to take a picture with a dolphin, create a toy for an otter, and so much more! Discover how our animals live and play each day by building enrichment devices in the classroom, and then sharing them with Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s critters! Campers will learn about animal diets by visiting our food preparation facility and participating in a fish feeding! Your camper will even spend some time interacting with a Clearwater Marine Aquarium dolphin in a meet & greet session! This is one camp experience they’re sure to remember forever! Interactions subject to change due to animal availability.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $289
Member Price: $249

Kayak Camp

This camp spotlights our fragile estuary ecosystem and its aquatic inhabitants as we explore springs, mangrove tunnels, and undeveloped islands by kayak. Campers will travel by van to area launch sites and paddle their way to different snorkel spots.

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Discover SCUBA

Love snorkeling? Want to try SCUBA diving? This introduction to SCUBA combines boating and snorkeling camp and focuses on the use of SCUBA in the marine field. For one session during the week, campers get to put on actual SCUBA gear and dive at CMA! SCUBA session supervised by certified SCUBA instructor – no previous experience required!

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Price: $279
Member Price: $239

Ocean Art

The ocean is full of colors, patterns, sounds, and different textures! We’ll discover how sea creatures use color and different visual displays to survive. Learn about the sounds sea creatures make as they create their own “music.” Create artwork inspired by the ocean and its creatures. Campers enjoy two days of snorkeling in this camp to see the wonderful colors and patterns of nature.

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Scales & Slime

Why do fish swim together in schools? How do sea turtles find their way? Explore these questions and more as we focus on the scaly and slimy Clearwater Marine Aquarium residents. Campers will participate in a fish feeding, learn the differences between sharks and other fish, and see where our sea turtles’ food is prepared each day. Campers will get splashed at our stingray tank and be transformed into sea turtles using real shells! Campers will enjoy three snorkeling trips combined with indoor educational activities for a full week of fun!

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Water Works

Water, water everywhere! There’s so much to learn about the ocean’s most basic component. Learn how Clearwater Marine Aquarium collects and tests the water for our animals, experiment with the physical properties of water by creating ice toys for our resident animals, and snorkel for three days in Clearwater Bay as we explore all that H2O has to offer! Campers will also enjoy a swimming trip to one of our famous local beaches.

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Meet & Greet

Want to learn more about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s rescued residents? Now’s your chance to take a picture with a dolphin, create a toy for an otter, and so much more! Discover how our animals live and play each day by building enrichment devices in the classroom, and then sharing them with Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s critters! Campers will learn about animal diets by visiting our food preparation facility and participating in a fish feeding! Your camper will even spend some time interacting with a Clearwater Marine Aquarium dolphin in a meet & greet session! This is one camp experience they’re sure to remember forever! Interactions subject to change due to animal availability.

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $289
Member Price: $249

Jr. Scientist

Invertebrate anatomy is the name of the game in this camp! Campers will learn by doing as they dissect and discover the body parts of sea stars, sea urchins, clams, and more! Then examine these animals in their underwater habitats as we follow up each dissection with a snorkeling or boating excursion! Campers will search out the spiny, spiky, and spineless in our local estuary as we introduce comparative anatomy in the classroom!

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Sharks, Rays, and Skates

Get up-close and personal with everyone’s favorite ocean predators! Discover what separates sharks and rays from their bony cousins while performing dissections. Sort fact from fiction and learn why the ocean wouldn’t be the same without sharks! Enjoy four days of snorkeling to see their natural habitats. Then, meet their stingray cousins at our touch tank and even participate in a ray feeding session!

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Crawling Critters

The perfect camp for your little snorkeler! Dive in to educational fun as campers learn about the crawling critters of our local estuary. Campers will work together to assemble a classroom touch tank and collect critters each day on their snorkeling excursions! Your camper will even learn what it takes to care for these animals by participating in feedings and by creating their own exhibit signs. This camp involves lots of outdoor activities and time on the water for hands-on learning!

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Mythical Manatees

This camp introduces future marine biologists to Florida’s state marine mammal – the Manatee! Learn all about these gentle creatures, their eating habits, environment, and the dangers they face and what we can do to help. Learn about the myths and legends concerning manatees and mermaids, nautical terms, and safe boating practices. Campers will enjoy two days of snorkeling with this camp.

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Jaw-some Predators

In this camp we’ll explore marine food chains, predator prey relationships and the fine balance of ecosystems, as we learn about the relationships and interdependency between predators and prey. We’ll discover the challenges of being a predator and the risks of being prey. We’ll learn all about the strategies hunters big and small use to find their food and explore some of the tricks prey species use to get away; all while playing fun educational interactive games. Campers also enjoy three days of snorkeling in this camp.

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Eco Engineers

What does it mean to be green? Learn about sustainable energy, alternative energy sources, recycling, water conservation and ways to help the environment. Campers will become eco-engineers as they work in teams to build machines powered by alternative energy sources (solar, wind, and water). Campers also enjoy two days of snorkeling with this camp.

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Jr. Animal Encounter

Want to learn more about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s rescued residents? Now’s your chance to take a picture with a dolphin, create a toy for an otter, and so much more! Discover how our animals live and play each day by building enrichment devices in the classroom, and then sharing them with Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s critters! Campers will learn about animal diets by visiting our food preparation facility and participating in a fish feeding! Your camper will even spend some time interacting with a Clearwater Marine Aquarium dolphin in a meet & greet session! This is one camp experience they’re sure to remember forever! Interactions subject to change due to animal availability.

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $289
Member Price: $249

Jr. Eco Explorers

Visit and learn about five of Florida’s coastal ecosystems! Explore mangrove and barrier islands by boat and spend three days snorkeling through sea grass beds. Travel to parks and nature preserves to experience freshwater and swamp ecology. Campers will discuss the different plants and animals we find as we discover the water cycle in action and learn about the Florida aquifer!

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Eco Explorers

Visit and learn about five of Florida’s coastal ecosystems! Explore mangrove and barrier islands by boat and snorkel through sea grass beds. Travel to parks and nature preserves to experience freshwater and swamp ecology. Campers will discuss the different plants and animals we find as we discover the water cycle in action and learn about the Florida aquifer!

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $245
Member Price: $205

Animal Encounter

Want to learn more about Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s rescued residents? Now’s your chance to take a picture with a dolphin, create a toy for an otter, and so much more! Discover how our animals live and play each day by building enrichment devices in the classroom, and then sharing them with Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s critters! Campers will learn about animal diets by visiting our food preparation facility and participating in a fish feeding! Your camper will even spend some time interacting with a Clearwater Marine Aquarium dolphin in a meet & greet session! This is one camp experience they’re sure to remember forever! Interactions subject to change due to animal availability.

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price: $289
Member Price: $249

Summer Camps


Grade
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Week 1
Jun 2-6

Week 2
Jun 9-13

Week 3
Jun 16-20

Week 4
Jun 23-27

Week 5
Jun 30-
Jul 4

Week 6
Jul 7-11

Week 7
Jul 14-18

Week 8
Jul 21-25

Week 9
Jul 28- Aug 1

Week 10
Aug 4-8

Week 11
Aug 11-15

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Fur & Fins

Crawling Critters
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Stories of the Sea

Fur & Fins
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Crawling Critters

Stories of the Sea

Fur & Fins

Crawling Critters

Stories of the Sea

Fur & Fins

Crawling Critters

2-4
AM

All About Winter

Eco
Engineers

Mythical Manatees

All About Winter
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Eco Engineers

Mythical Manatees

All About Winter

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

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Meet & Greet
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Jr. Outdoor Adventure
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Jaw-some Predators

Jr. Outdoor Adventure
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Jaw-some Predators

Jaw-some Predators

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All About Dolphins

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All About Dolphins
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Jr. Eco Explorers

Jr. Animal Encounter
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All About Dolphins

Outdoor Adventures

All About Dolphins

All About Dolphins

Jr. Eco Explorer

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Discover SCUBA

Kayak Camp

Animal Encounter
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Lunch Bunch – 11:30am-1:00pm - $50 for half day campers/free for full day campers

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K-1
PM

Crawling Critters

Ocean Art

Crawling Critters

Scales & Slime

Ocean Art

Scales & Slime

Scales & Slime

Ocean Art

Crawling Critters

Scales & Slime

Ocean Art

2-4
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Mythical Manatees

Jaw-some Predators

Water Works

Meet & Greet
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Mythical Manatees

Eco Engineers

Jaw-some Predators

Eco Engineers

Mythical Manatees

Water Works

Jaw-some Predators

2-4
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Water Works

Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet

Eco Engineers

Water Works

Meet & Greet

Water Works

Meet & Greet
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Water Works

Meet & Greet

Water Works

5-7
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Jr. Animal Encounter
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Jr. Eco Explorers

Jr. Scientist

Jr. Eco Explorers

Sharks, Rays, and Skates

Sharks, Rays, and Skates

Jr. Scientist

Jr. Eco Explorers

Jr. Animal Encounter
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Sharks, Rays, and Skates

Jr. Animal Encounter

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