Summer Camp

2020 has arrived and we are excited for summer already!!
Below are the summer session Camp WAVE offerings for this year.
Please contact us at camp@wavefoundation.org if you have any camp or registration questions.

 

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2020 Summer Camp WAVE

Get ready to dive into the deep and make some waves with Camp WAVE! Camp WAVE is a day camp experience for students in grades K-8, held at Newport Aquarium in Newport, KY from 9am-4pm. Camp WAVE is the only camp around where campers have the chance to meet sharks, penguins, and stingrays up close while exploring aquatic wonders. From uncovering creatures of Cincinnati’s ancient seas to exploring international efforts to conserve endangered species, there’s something for everyone this summer at Camp WAVE!


 

Ancient Oceans & Fossils: June 1-5th
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00

Did you know that the Greater Cincinnati area used to be a warm, shallow sea? Join Camp WAVE to explore the ancient oceans that used to call Cincinnati their home. We will dive into the world under our feet, and discover the amazing animals that once roamed Cincinnati!


Shipwreck Explorers: June 8-12th
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price:$200.00

Explore the new exhibit at Newport Aquarium and discover how an entire ecosystem forms around a sunken ship! We will discover eels and other species who now inhabit this wreckage.


Exploring the Seven Seas: June 15-19
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00

Let’s set sail to explore the seven seas!!! Campers will discover the diverse animals and plants that survive in the wide range of ecosystems within the ocean. Join us for exploration, games and animal encounters representing every corner of the ocean habitats!


Shark Week 1: June 22-26
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00

No more sitting on the couch watching Shark Week- Come to Camp WAVE and see sharks, live and up close! Watch our sharks feed, learn about what makes them jawsome, and even touch them in this fintastic week at camp!


Career Week (5th-8th Graders only): June 29-July 3rd
Regular Price: $245.00
Member Price: $225.00

Dreaming of a career in biology or at an aquarium? In this exciting week of camp, you will get to experience many sides of working in an aquarium, from prepping food and feeding animals to tracking animal behavior for research projects. We will also take an overnight trip to the Thomas Moore Field Station (California, KY) to see biological field research and discover our local plants, animals, and ecosystems on the banks of the Ohio River. This week will allow you an exclusive experience to see first-hand how rewarding and exciting a career in biology can be!

**This camp includes an overnight stay at the Thomas More Biological Field Station. Transportation required by participants. Career Week is for campers in 5th-8th grades only.**


SAFE Week: July 6-10
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00

Discover the exciting and important conservation work AZA accredited institutions like Newport Aquarium do every day, and take action to help save endangered wildlife and habitats at our Saving Animals From Extinction week at Camp WAVE!


Discoveries of the Deep: Jul 13-17
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00

Join us to discover the hidden world deep below the ocean’s surface. Campers will explore all about the inhabitants of the deep and how we are able to explore these areas of the ocean that seem so unbelievable to us from the surface!


Shark Week 2: July 20-24
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00

No more sitting on the couch watching Shark Week- Come to Camp WAVE and see sharks, live and up close! Watch our sharks feed, learn about what makes them jawsome, and even touch them in this fintastic week at camp!


Biosphere Bingo
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00

Talk about a staycation- travel the world this summer with Camp WAVE! Each day, campers will explore a new biome through animal encounters, crafts, and hands on science experiments. By the end of the week, you’ll have a biosphere BINGO!


Aquatic Avengers: August 3-7
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00

Avengers assemble!!! Did you know we have superheroes right here at Newport Aquarium? Join us to dive in and discover the incredible super powers of some of our favorite animal friends! Meet our superheroes up close in this super week of Camp WAVE!


If you have questions about Camp WAVE, please email our camp team at camp@wavefoundation.org.

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