Summer Adventure Days 2022

Long Island Aquarium’s Summer Adventure Days provides hands-on learning and full-on fun for children of all ages during school-year breaks and summer vacation.

 Long Island Aquarium’s Summer Adventure Days add interactive excitement to summer vacation. Separate programs provide age-appropriate learning and activities for children ages 3 – 16. Please call for reservations. 631.208.9200, ext. 426
72-hour cancellation, within 72 hours, no refund – Aquarium credit only.

Summer Adventure Days Our Adventure Days programs add interactive excitement to summer vacation. Separate programs provide age-appropriate learning and activities for children ages 3–16.

Adventure Days Summer 2022 Dates

Shark Bait (ages 3&4)
Budding marine scientists will investigate the aquarium using their 5 senses to learn and understand the animals around us. We will explore the different textures, patterns and sounds of each group of animals here at the aquarium, by petting and getting up close to them. Be ready to get wet as we romp through our interactive salt marsh. Craft activity each day.

Date – June 13-14 @ 9am-12pm
$80 members/ $90 non-members *includes 1 parent/guardian


Discoverers
(ages 4&5)
Hello Discoverers! We will take part in a scavenger hunt to learn about some amazing secrets held by our incredible animals. We’ll take to the high seas on the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat to search for native plants and animals. We’ll meet some perfect pets that can make for amazing companions. Discover amazing truths about our animals as well as of those found in our own backyards. Craft activity and snack provided each day.

Date – June 15-17 @ 9am-12pm
$129 members / $149 non-members *includes 1 parent/guardian

Winged Wonders!  (ages 6-8)
This adventure will explore all the animals that fly through the air ans swim in the sea, from bats to penguins. You’ll meet a penguin and explore our bug laboratory. Venture down the Peconic River on the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat and see animals in their natural habitats. Learn what our bats’ diet consists of and what to plants will attract butterflies in your own yard.

Two Sessions Available: July 25-29 or August 8-12 @ 9am-2pm
$299 members / $349 non-member

Ahoy Pirates!  (ages 6-8)
We will follow a treasure map and find all sorts of booty along the way. We’ll meet some common pirate pets and uncover gems and jewels for our treasure chest. Experience the life of a pirate in our one-of-a-kind setting, the Long Island Aquarium, where you’ll get up close and personal to some of our amazing animals. Craft activity each day.

Two Sessions Available: July 4-8 or July 18-22 @ 9am-2pm
$299 members / $349 non-member


Shark Pups
(ages 6-8)
This shark based experience for our younger shark enthusiasts will include: an Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat trip, shark trivia and feeding our stingrays. Explore the sharks around the aquarium with a fun scavenger hunt and learn about all of our sharks here from egg to adult during our shark themed adventure. Craft activity each day.

Two Sessions Available: June 20-24 or July 11-15 @ 9am-2pm
$299 members $349 non-members


Animal Super heroes
(ages 8-10)
POW, BOOM, BAM
How can an octopus turn itself invisible in the blink of an eye? How can a frog grow claws like Wolverine? Explore the aquarium and visit the insect lab and preservatory to get a closer look at our many  superheroes.  Learn about wings while meeting a penguin and our owls. Cruise the Peconic River collecting specimens aboard the Tour Boat in this great adventure.

Two Sessions Available: June 27-July 1 or July 25-29 @ 9am-2pm
$325 members $375 non-members

Casting for Careers  (ages 9-11)
There’s a whole world to explore…underwater! Participants will explore all the ins and outs of the aquarium. We will explore what it is like to be an aquarist, trainer, ornithologist and more, through activities designed to show your children what it would be like to have a career at an aquarium. Hold a turtle and pet a dragon. Take a ride on our Tour Boat, meet horseshoe crabs, seine for fish in local waters. Your child will visit our butterflies, birds and bugs garden while learning how important their roles are in their own backyard.

Two Sessions Available: July 18-22 or August 8-12 @ 9am-2pm –
$325 members $375 non-members


Sea Lion Scouts
(ages 10-12)
Go behind the scenes and see what it takes to be a marine mammal trainer! Create enrichment toys for our monkeys and watch a porcupine feeding & training session!  You’ll take a trip on our Tour Boat, participate in a special training session with an animal ambassador and take a Selfie with a Sea Lion.

Two Sessions Available: June 27-1 or (August 1-5 = SOLD OUT) @ 9am-2pm
$349 members $399 non-members


Shark Explorers
(ages 9-11)
This experience is Sharktastic! This shark based camp includes watching a shark dissection, feeding our stingrays and more. Activities and lessons will be based around our very cool shark inhabitants and the prey that they hunt. Learn about all of our sharks, what they eat, myths and their adaptations.

Two Sessions Available: June 20-24 or July 11-15 @ 9am-2pm 

$325members $375 non-members


Adventurers
(ages 12-14)
Try our some of the most exciting adventures that the aquarium has to offer. Your adventurer will kayak down the Peconic River and climb the rock wall. For the ultimate thrill, end the week with a dive into our 120,000 gallon shark tank! This experience is packed full of thrills and fun for your tween and teen!

Two Sessions Available: July 4-8 or August 1-5 @ 9am-2pm
$399 members $449 non-members


Junior Aquarist
(ages 14-16)
Ever wonder what it is like to work at an aquarium? Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes and see what it takes to care for thousands of animals? This program has participants talk to our fish department staff as they fill you in on their cool projects like breeding fish, propagating coral and how they keep all of the tanks running. The junior aquarist will also  prepare food for our animals and go on a collecting trip, seining for fish and specimens off-site. Kids will also help set up and learn how to care for an aquarium of their own.

Aug 15-19 @ 9am-2pm
$399 members $449 non-members

Extend the Fun! After care is available from 2pm to 5pm.
 Pricing: $150 for 1 full week, per child. You must register for after care when you register for camp. First come, first serve.

Please call for reservations. 631.208.9200, ext. 426 

 72-hour cancellation, within 72 hours, no refund – Aquarium credit only.

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