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  • Your email address and contact information. 
  • Camper’s information such as mailing address, date of birth, and t-shirt size.

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Cancellations made more than three weeks prior to the camp start date are eligible for a refund minus a $25.00 administrative fee for each camp session being cancelled.  Refunds are not offered for cancellations made with less than three weeks notice except in the case of doctor-documented illness.

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Summer camp Kids

Tennessee Aquarium Summer Camp Details

Summer Camp was a lot of fun this year and we hope you'll be back for the 2013 camps. Please check back in early 2013 for more details. Thanks!

 
Aquatots
Ages 4-5 (pre K)
Children must be potty trained
$85/Member; $110/Non-Member
Monday - Friday      
9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Sessions
1 - 9
See, hear, taste, smell and feel! Our five amazing senses help us discover our incredible planet. Animals also have senses which help them figure out what is happening around them. Some of them use their senses in ways similar to us while others are very different. Join us as we use all five of our senses for a week of exploring animals and their environments through games, crafts, live animal encounters and more!
 
Tadpoles
Ages 5-6
Children must have attended kindergarten
$160/Member; $215/Non-member
Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sessions
1- 8
Come join the Tadpoles and explore the world of fish, reptiles, birds, amphibians and more as we journey through the Tennessee Aquarium.  We also take two field trips to the Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center and the Creative Discovery Museum. Throughout the week, we meet live animals up -close, make cool crafts, play fun activities and end each day by cooling off in the stream. Join the fun!
 
Treefrogs
Ages 7-8
(Campers are dropped off and picked up at the Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center)
$160/Member; $215/Non-member
Monday - Friday
8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Sessions
1, 2 & 5
Downtown or down the creek, this Tennessee Aquarium and Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center partnership camp provides double the fun for water-loving campers!  Campers make connections with the natural world while focusing on that key resource… water!   Learning is child’s play with games, hiking, animal encounters, canoeing and Mud Day.
 
Polliwogs
Ages 7-8
$160/Member; $215/Non-member
Monday - Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sessions
1 - 8
We will have fun indoors and outdoors while we learn about life-forms from our region and their relatives around the world. Each of the first four days includes touring galleries, games, a craft and time in the steam on the plaza. Friday will be spent at the Chattanooga Nature Center and will include canoeing on Lookout creek.
 
Bullfrogs
Ages 9-10
$215/Member; $270/Non-member
Monday - Friday
with Thursday overnight
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sessions
1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Leap into fun as we discover the amazing world around us. Bullfrogs explore behind the scenes at the Aquarium, have many animal encounters and meet their caretakers.  Outdoor adventures include hiking, paddling, and spelunking.  Thursday night is a sleepover alongside the new “River Giants” exhibit.  
 
Eco-Explorers
Ages 11-12
$215/Member; $270/Non-member
Monday - Friday
with Thursday overnight
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sessions
3, 4, 6, 7 & 8
Spend a week with the Eco-Explorers and go on an aquatic adventure at the Tennessee Aquarium!  Participate in adventures at local outdoor recreation areas as you explore a mountain creek, “learn the ropes” on a challenge course and make waves at a water park.  Stay all day Thursday and spend the night in the Undersea Cavern of the Ocean Journey building.