Get ready to dive into the deep end and make some waves with Camp WAVE! Camp WAVE is a weeklong day camp experience for children entering grades K-8. Camp WAVE is held at Newport Aquarium in Newport, KY during Spring, Summer, and Winter school breaks, running Monday – Friday from 9am-4pm. Camp WAVE is the only camp around where campers have the chance to meet sharks, penguins, and sting rays up close while exploring the aquatic wonders around us. From uncovering creatures of Cincinnati’s ancient seas to learning about international efforts to conserves endangered species, there’s something for everyone at Camp WAVE!

Join Camp WAVE at this FREE event for families featuring entertainment, face painting, balloon artists, activities, prizes, swag bags, booths and FUN!

Cincinnati Parent’s Discovery Day will take place on Saturday, January 25th from 12pm-3pm at EnterTRAINment Junction Expo Center, 7379 Squire Court, West Chester, Ohio 45069.


Camp WAVE Prices
Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $190
Non-Passholder: $220 (Click here to purchase a Newport Aquarium annual pass)

After Care
We will be offering after care during summer sessions only, from 4:00-5:00 pm. During this time, at any point, you may come to pick up your child. The price will be $50 for the whole week. We will have playtime, crafts, coloring, and other activities going on for the campers. You can sign-up for After Care when you register online or any time prior to the start of camp.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations are accepted up to two weeks in advance of camp. Within two weeks, no refunds will be made. Accepted cancellations will receive a complete refund minus a $20 administration fee.


If you have questions about Camp WAVE, please email Lauren Beatty, Conservation Education Coordinator, at

Thank you all for your support and feedback as we continue to expand the quality of this incredible program.