Summer Adventure Days

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 2 – 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 2–16.

Adventure Days Summer 2019 Dates

Sea Squirts (ages 2&3) 9am-11:0am
Discover the wonders of undersea life with your little “squirts.” Explore the aquarium and get up close and pet reptiles, feed and feel the stingrays and find out how they blend in with their surroundings. Learn about how other animals camouflage themselves for protection.  Craft activity each day.

June 24-25
$50.00 members /$60.00 non-members *Includes 1 parent/guardian

Shark Bait
(ages 3&4) 9am-12:00pm
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 and snack provided each day.

June 26-28
$85.00 members/ $95.00 non-members *includes 1 parent/guardian

(ages 4&5) 9am-12:00pm
Ahoy Pirates! We will follow a treasure map and find all sorts of booty along the way. We’ll take to the high seas on the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat, while searching for buried treasure. We’ll meet some common pirate pets and uncover gems and jewels for our treasure chest in this 3-day adventure. Craft and snack provided each day.

July 1-3
$85.00 members / $95.00 non-members *includes 1 parent/guardian

Feathers, Waddles & Wings Oh My!  (ages 6-8) 9:00am-2:00pm
This adventure will explore all the animals that fly through the air from butterflies to bats. You’ll pet a penguin, feed a parrot, and explore our butterfly 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.

July 29-August 2 and August 12-16
$260.00 members / $310.00 non-member

Shark Pups
(ages 6-8) 9:00am-2:00pm
This shark based experience for our younger shark enthusiasts will include, an Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat trip, shark trivia, and shark feeding. 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 and snack provided each day.

July 15-19 and August 5-9
$260.00 members $310.00 non-members

Animal Super heroes
(ages 8-10) 9:00am-2:00pm –
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 discover our many  superheroes. Learn about wings while petting a penguin and feeding a parrot. Cruise the Peconic River collecting specimens aboard the Tour Boat and snorkel with stingrays and fish in this great adventure.

July 22-26
$280.00 members $330.00 non-members


Connection to Our Collection (ages 9-11) 9:00am-2:00pm
There’s a whole world to explore…underwater! Participants will explore all the ins and outs of the aquarium. Hold a turtle, pet an alligator and feed a dragon. Take a ride on our Tour Boat. Meet horseshoe crabs, feed stingrays, and seine for fish in local waters. Your child will visit our butterflies, birds and bugs while learning how important their roles are in there own backyard.

August 5-9
$280.00 members $330.00 non-members

Sea Lion Scouts
(ages 10-12) 9:00am-2:00pm
Go behind the scenes and see what it takes to be a marine mammal trainer! Create enrichment toys for our monkeys, watch a porcupine feeding & training session, pet one of our harbor seals and get a kiss from a Sea Lion!  You’ll take a trip on our Tour Boat and participate in a special training session with an animal ambassador.

July 8-12 and July 29-Aug 2
$300.00 members $350.00 non-members

Shark Explorers
(ages 9-11) 9:00am-2:00pm
This experience is Sharktastic! This shark based camp includes snorkeling with sharks, watching a shark feeding, a shark dissection 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.

July 12-19 

$280.00 members $330.00 non-members

(ages 12-14) 9:00am-2:00pm
Try out some of the most exciting adventures that the aquarium has to offer. Your adventurer will kayak down the Peconic River, snorkel with sharks and stingrays, 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.

July 8-12 and July 22-26
$350.00 members $ 400.00 non-members

Junior Aquarist
(ages 14-16) 9:00 am- 2:00pm 
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 snorkel with stingrays, sharks & tropical fish, 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 12-16
$350.00 members $400.00 non-members


Extend the Fun! After care is available from 2pm to 5pm.
 Pricing: $100 for 1 full week, per child. 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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