SUMMER CAMPS AT SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE!

Mystic Aquarium and Springfield College are partnering to bring a summer full of education and fun to Springfield, Massachusetts.

These summer camps (below) are for children entering grades 2-12 and provide campers with hands-on activities, up-close animal encounters, field trips, and so much more! If you would like further info, please contact [email protected].

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Water Is Life: Think Blue!

Entering grades 2-5

Explore unique watery worlds and the animals that thrive in our wondrous ocean! Engage in exciting activities and enjoy playing creative games while learning about many different animals, their special adaptations and how they survive in the ocean realm. We’ll meet for close-up sessions with animals from Mystic Aquarium, and we’ll venture out in nature on field trips to fabulous local attractions.
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dates: July 15-19, July 29-Aug 2 | Cost: $350

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Mystic Aquarium’s Spectacular Species

Entering grades 6-8

Embark on a journey to investigate spectacular exotic animals and their unique environments including freshwater habitats, vibrant estuaries and the mysterious open ocean. We’ll explore animal hotspots around Springfield and then depart on a fun-filled overnight expedition to study the Connecticut coast, Long Island Sound and Mystic Aquarium. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour and sleep among the indoor habitats featuring sharks, rays, California sea lions and fish from around the world!

Note: Drop-off and pick-up will occur at Springfield College. The group will travel together by bus to and from Mystic Aquarium in Southeastern Connecticut.

Schedule: Mon & Tues, 9:00am to 4:00pm | Wed 9:00am-overnight-Thurs 12:00pm
Dates: July 8-11, July 22-25 | Cost: $350

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Marine Conservation in Action!

Entering grades 9-12

Participate in the progress of marine-conservation experts in this action-packed camp, split between interesting sites around Springfield and along the Connecticut coast. This immersive program features up-close animal encounters and rare opportunities to meet with exotic animal caregivers and rescue staff. In our overnight expedition to Long Island Sound and Mystic Aquarium, we’ll examine case studies of unique ecosystems and animals including belugas, seals and penguins. Sleep among the indoor habitats with unique species and enjoy a special behind-the-scenes tour.

Note: Drop-off and pick-up will occur at Springfield College. The group will travel together by bus to and from Mystic Aquarium in Southeastern Connecticut.

Schedule: Mon & Tues, 9:00am to 4:00pm | Wed 9:00am-overnight-Thurs 12:00pm
Dates: July 8-11, Aug 5-8 | Cost: $350

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