Our Mission:  The WAVE Foundation, in partnership with the Newport Aquarium, strives to excite, engage and educate our community about the welfare of aquatic life and the importance of conservation.

Programs exist in three core focus areas: education, conservation and volunteerism. WAVE provides unique education curriculum and experiences for students of all ages; supports and provides leadership in local, national and global conservation efforts; and has a vibrant volunteer program with over 500 dedicated volunteers.

The WAVE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization located at:  Logo_2006.jpg


A Fintastic Experience for Kids!

The WAVE Foundation at the Newport Aquarium is offering an awesome week long day camp experience for children ages 5-13. We have eight fun themed weeks available that you won't want to miss. Register by April 15 and SAVE $20!

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Putt for Penguins

Putt for Penguins Celebrity Golf Outing will take place on Saturday, June 6th, 2015 at Beckett Ridge Golf Course.  Join Former Bengal, David Fulcher, and other local celebrities on the links to benefit the Wave Foundation's Conservation and Education Programs.   

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Tilly: A Journey of Survival

  Tilly is a Loggerhead Sea Turtle that was rescued as a hatchling from North Carolina. After being treated and at Newport Aquarium for the past year, Tilly was released into the Atlantic Ocean. The Wave Foundation funded a satellite tag so you can follow Tilly's journey.

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