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VISIT THE AQUARIUM FOR SUMMER fun and education
See Santa Monica Bay in a whole new way! Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is a science-based, environmental learning and public education facility.
With goals to raise awareness of the ocean environment, promote conservation through stewardship, and to teach marine science to the public, the Aquarium’s summer camps and field trips are a popular Heal the Bay educational program.
Science Adventures Camp
Is your budding scientist wowed by whales? Enamored with eels? Starstruck by seahorses? If so, enroll him or her in a fun, educational marine science learning experience in our Science Adventures day camp at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Each day is themed around a different marine science topic and is filled with games, crafts and laboratory experiences in a setting that fosters interaction with more than 100 species of marine life.
Featuring exclusive use of our Aquarium and content tailored to school curricula, summer field trips are fun, hands-on educational experiences for pre-K through 12th grade students and their teachers.During your program, your students have the Aquarium to themselves as they examine the ocean animals and plants in our touch tanks and observe live animals in our other exhibits. A classroom component is designed to teach multi-grade level groups of students, engaging the youngest members of your group while holding the attention of the oldest students as well. High school programs are customized to meet the individualized needs of both teachers and upper grade level curriculum requirements.
To make the most of your field trip at our Aquarium, please refer to the following list of resources and helpful tips.