Summer Camp

The world is full of natural wonders and there's no better place to go exploring than Summer Camp at the Tennessee Aquarium.

All camps are full for this summer. We look forward to seeing you in 2015!


  • Check camp availability before you register by scrolling to the camp listings on this page.  Waitlists are available for closed sessions.
  • Have your current membership and credit card numbers available when registering.  Renew your membership now to be ready for early registration!
  • For returning campers, save time during registration by using the same username (email) and password as last year.   Click here to find your forgotten password.
  • Registration is limited to one week of camp per child.  If a camp session has filled, we encourage you to get on our wait list. You may put your name on more than one wait list for no charge. We will let you know if a spot becomes available.
  • Camp activities are developed for specific age groups. Children must be the correct age for the camp they register for during the camp session. Campers registered for the incorrect camp will be removed and a $25.00 administrative fee will be applied.
  • Transfer fees and cancellation fees of $25.00 will be applied.  Read our Summer Camp Policies for more details.
  • Please read our Frequently Asked Summer Camp Questions for more information. 


You will need the following information during registration:

  • Current Aquarium membership and credit card numbers. Visa, MC, AMEX and Discover.
  • Camper’s information such as mailing address, date of birth, and t-shirt size.
  • Contact information (email & phone number)

Please be patient. Please understand that we are assisting many people at once.  You may be temporarily placed on a hold page before continuing to the registration site. Stay on the hold page until you are transferred to the registration site or you will lose your place in line.

Summer Camp Hotline: (423) 785-4050

Please Note: You will not be able to switch camps, sessions or cancel registrations online. To do this you will need to call our Summer Camp Hotline. Fees will apply to transfers and cancellations.  Cancellations and transfers must be made no less than THREE WEEKS prior to the start date of the camp. Please read our Summer Camp Policies for more details. 


  • Children cannot attend camp without completed forms. 
  • After you register, you will need to complete and submit camp forms.  These forms need to be completed within 3 weeks after registration. 
  • CLICK HERE to complete and submit our forms online.  (You'll need your username and password. See links above in step 2.)
  • Field Trip Forms:
    There are additional waivers associated with field trips for the following camps. Please print them out and bring these completed forms in with your campers on the first Monday morning of camp.
    Treefrogs: Outdoor Chattanooga & Chattanooga Arboretum & Nature Center
    Bullfrogs: Raccoon Caverns & Southern Adventist University
    Eco-Explorers: High Point Climbing, L2 Paddleboards, Choo Choo Dive Center & Horn's Creek Waiver
    Quest: Ocoee Adventure Center, Raccoon Caverns & Horn's Creek Waiver

Support is available at (423) 785-4050 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm or by email at  

Online Summer Camp Account Information:

  • Once you have registered for summer camp, an online account is set up for your family.  To access this account, you have a user name which is your email address and a password.  This account stays year after year and makes the registration process easier. 
  • Access your ONLINE SUMMER CAMP ACCOUNT here.
  • At any time you may log in to your account to view your registration information or view and print account statements. You may change your password from within your online account, but if you forget it, you may RESET YOUR PASSWORD here.  
  • Next time you register, be sure to login as a returning user and enter your user name and password! This will save you time during the registration process and will prevent you from creating a duplicate account.
  • Please read our Frequently Asked Summer Camp Questions for more information.