Summer Camp WAVE

Summer Camp WAVE 2022 Registration is NOW OPEN!!!

At this time, it is our plan to join together in person for Summer Camp WAVE in 2022.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, detailed plans and camp logistics will be determined closer to our summer programming and in accordance with all current public health guidelines.

Get ready to dive into the deep and make some waves with Camp WAVE! This day camp experience is for students in grades K-8 held at Newport Aquarium in Newport, KY from 8am-4pm. Campers must have completed Kindergarten. Camp WAVE is the only camp around where campers will meet sharks, penguins, and stingrays up close while exploring aquatic wonders and earth’s incredible natural diversity. From cruising alongside Antarctic penguins to celebrating innovations in science and engineering, there’s something for everyone this summer at Camp WAVE!

Prices per week: Regular Price: $240.00
Annual Pass Holder Price: $220.00


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Shark Week – 3 Opportunities

Take summer-time fun to a whole new level with Camp WAVE’s Shark Week adventures. Campers will navigate the oceans searching for incredible sharks, big and small, old, blind, and even capable of “walking” on their fins!!

Shark Week 1- June 6-10
Shark Week 2 – June 27-July 1
Shark Week 3 – August 1–5

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Penguin Party – 2 Opportunities

Nature’s best dressed birds take center stage for this week of Camp WAVE, but don’t worry, no black tie is required for these campers! This classy affair will include habitat research, enrichment construction, and egg protection detail to discover all we can about these feathered friends.

Penguin Party 1 – June 13 -17
Penguin Party 2 – July 18-22

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Marvelous Adaptations – 2 Opportunities

Nature has plenty of animal heroes with incredible powers of adaptation! Super strength, flexibility, and even invisibility will all be found in the animal kingdom. This week campers will lead the Super Squad to gather animal adaptations and create the ultimate animal survivor!

Marvelous Adaptations 1- June 20-24
Marvelous Adaptations 2 – August 8-12


science giants

Science Giants

Please keep all binoculars, microscopes, and flippers inside the submarine this week! We are exploring the world of science through the work of incredible scientists to come before us. We will create art, research animal behavior, learn about SCUBA and other exploration vehicles as we explore all the possibilities science has to offer!

Science Giants- July 11-15


globe trotters

Globe Trotters

No passports required on this globe-trotting expedition from the mountain tops to the ocean depths. Campers become explorers in this week of Camp WAVE to discover the wide variety of habitat Earth has to offer as well as the animals that call each special place home. We will visit coastal tide pools with sea stars, muddy marshes with alligators, vast ocean expanses with shark rays, and even the dry desert landscapes with snakes and tortoises.

Globe Trotters- July 25-29


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