WAVE Foundation offers Summer, Winter and Spring Break Day Camps. Camp WAVE offers a fun days of learning and exploration.


Summer Camp Registrations are FULL.

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Camp runs 9:00am – 3:30pm

Camp is $250 per week, $225 for Newport Aquarium passholders.

Before Care is from 8:00am-8:45am and is $40 per week.

After Care is from 3:30pm -5:00pm and is $50 per week.

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.

Summer Camp – is now FULL


Weekly, June 5-August 4.  Please register your camper based on the grade they will be entering Fall 2023.  Campers must be at least 5 years of age.

Need help sending a camper to Summer Camp WAVE? Apply for a camp scholarship! Click Here to Apply.
Tiger sharks and hammerheads and blacktips… oh my! Dive into this week-long expedition to explore the world of sharks and other predators. Throughout the week, campers will come to understand the importance of sharks in our oceans, learn about fascinating predator - prey relationships, and encounter our aquatic animal ambassadors!

Camp Dates: June 5-9, June 19-23, July 10-14, or July 24-28

These heroes may not wear capes, but they definitely know how to save the day! From sharks to alligators to sea stars, campers will spend the week exploring the many keystone species found at the Newport Aquarium along with the habitats they call home.

Camp Dates: Jun 12-16, or June 26-30

What do feathers, scales, and tails all have in common? They’re adaptations of course! During this week, campers will discover the unique survival skills of penguins, sharks, snakes, and more!

Camp Dates: July 17-21, or July 31-August 4

Are you ready to become a marine biologist for a week and explore aquatic ecosystems around the world? Campers will learn what an ecosystem is, the roles animals play in each ecosystem, and even get up close with the animals that would call these places home.

Camp Dates: June 12-16

Have you ever hoped to make a difference in the lives of our animal friends? In this week of camp, we will be focusing on conservation actions that protect our planet and the animals that live in it. Through crafts, science experiments, and even animal encounters, your camper is sure to make an environmental difference!

Camp Dates: July 17-21, or July 31-August 4

From biologists, to divers, and to even a veterinarian, campers will get to explore the many different career paths that can be found inside the aquarium.

Camp Dates: June 26-30