In-Person Camps: Ages 5-10

In-Person Camps for Ages 5-10

Birch Aquarium is pleased to announce that we're offering In-Person Summer Camps for 2021!

Safety is Our First Priority

To learn more about how we're keeping camp safe and fun, please read our COVID-19 Safety Tips.

Price

  • Non-members: $450 ($360*) 
  • Members: $400 ($320*)
  • *4-day camp held the week after July 4th

Ages 5-7   Ages 8-10   Extended Day   How to Register


Only One Ocean (Ages 5-7)

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Learn about unique ocean habitats as you embark on a high-seas adventure around the world. "Travel" to a new location each day and discover the rare and amazing animals that live there. From the Arctic to the deep sea, you'll bring home crafty mementos that will highlight your unforgettable voyage to amazing habitats around the world. Meets at aquarium every day!

Weeks:

  • Week 1: 6/21-6/25 WAIT LIST
  • Week 3: 7/6-7/9* WAIT LIST
  • Week 5: 7/19-7/23 WAIT LIST
  • Week 7: 8/2-8/6 WAIT LIST
  • Week 9: 8/16-8/20 WAIT LIST

How to Register


Underwater Playground (Ages 5-7)

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  

What would it be like to grow up in the ocean? Discover how sharks, otters, turtles, penguins, and sea stars grow and survive in their watery homes. Make and take home fun projects all about these exciting discoveries. Each day features stories, interactive games, aquarium visits, and live animal interactions. Meets at aquarium every day!

Weeks: 

  • Week 2: 6/28-7/2 WAIT LIST
  • Week 4: 7/12-7/16 WAIT LIST
  • Week 6: 7/26-7/30 WAIT LIST
  • Week 8: 8/9-8/13 WAIT LIST
  • Week 10: 8/23-8/27

How to Register


Seaside Science (Ages 8-10)

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Learn to be a scientist by exploring the aquarium and investigating live ocean animals. Through fun science activities, experiments, and animal interactions to wild explorations and games, together we will develop an understanding of the natural world and those we share it with. Meets at aquarium every day!

Weeks:

  • Week 1: 6/21-6/25 WAIT LIST
  • Week 3: 7/6-7/9*
  • Week 5: 7/19-7/23
  • Week 7: 8/2-8/6
  • Week 9: 8/16-8/20

How to Register


Coastal Inspirations (Ages 8-10)

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  

How does the ocean inspire you? We will get up close with animals that make the ocean their home and explore the diversity of San Diego's coastal habitats as we connect with the ocean and its amazing inhabitants. We will let our scientific discoveries inspire our art. Meets at aquarium every day!

Weeks:

  • Week 2: 6/28-7/2
  • Week 4: 7/12-7/16
  • Week 6: 7/26-7/30
  • Week 8: 8/9-8/13
  • Week 10: 8/23-8/27

How to Register


Extended Day Option

Price

  • $80/weekly ($64*) 
  • *4-day camp held the week after July 4th

Meets: 4-5 p.m.
Pick-Up: 5-5:30 p.m.

Get ready to keep the summer fun going after camp! In-Person campers can opt to stay for extended access to aquarium exhibits, animal encounters, games, and more.