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‘Seas’ the Day! Register NOW for Camp Ocean at OdySea Aquarium

‘Seas’ the Day! Register NOW for Camp Ocean at OdySea Aquarium
Kids in Grades 1 – 8 Make Waves at the Coolest Sumer Camp in the Valley!
SCOTTSDALE/SALT RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY, AZ (April 10, 2024) — Registration for Camp Ocean at OdySea Aquarium, the Valley’s coolest summer camp for Grades 1 through 8, is open! Camp Ocean provides a fun and unique learning environment for exploring the oceans and their amazing inhabitants. Campers will enjoy learning about diverse fresh and saltwater species, different ecosystems, animal adaptations, marine biology, and conservation through classroom hands-on, exciting activities, behind the scenes tours, and incredible learning experiences with OdySea Aquarium animals. Camp Ocean kicks-off May 27 and runs through August 2. Parents are encouraged to register their children now as camps will sell out. 
"Camp Ocean is an exhilarating blend of fun and education!" said Jess Peranteau, Director of Animal Care and Education at OdySea Aquarium. "We empower young adventurers to become ocean champions, igniting their passion to protect our precious seas and planet."
"At this extraordinary camp, kids don't just learn—they dive into unforgettable animal encounters, behind-the-scenes access, and thrilling activities, forging a deep connection with nature," said Peranteau. "We're counting down the days to kick-off another summer of unforgettable excitement at Camp Ocean!”
Fins, Feathers, and Fur: All about Animals Grades 1-2 
June 3 - June 7 | June 24 - June 28 | July 15 – July 19
Learn all about aquatic and terrestrial animals that are dependent on the oceans and their surrounding ecosystems. This camp will explore some of the unique characteristics of animals, including their adaptations, diets, and food chain, with interactive and fun activities designed for our younger campers.
Land, Sea, and Sky: Habitats of the World Grades 3-5 
May 27 – May 31 | June 10 – June 14 | July 1 – July 5| July 22 – June 26 
Take a tour around the world exploring the planet’s diverse animal habitats and the animals that rely on them. Explore ecosystems within each habitat and learn how all the animals within them are interdependent. This camp will provide interactive and up-close experiences exploring some of OdySea Aquarium’s own amazing animal habitats.
Junior Marine Biologists: Care & Conservation Grades 6-8 
June 17 – June 21 | July 8 – July 12 | July 29 – August 2
Campers will develop not only a better understanding for our ocean and its inhabitants, but what we can do to help protect them and preserve our planet. This camp will facilitate behind the scenes experiences that will teach what it takes to care for these amazing animals.
All Camps are offered Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for Grades 1– 8. Camp check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. the Monday of camp. Registration, dates, and tuition fees for Camp Ocean are available at or by calling 480.291.8192. 

About OdySea Aquarium
OdySea Aquarium, located in Scottsdale, was recently voted Best Indoor Entertainment for Kids as well as Most Loved Place to Go!  This multi-level, state-of-the-art facility holds more than 2 million gallons of water and is the largest aquarium in the Southeast. OdySea Aquarium offers an educational, interactive, and entertaining experience for guests of all ages by combining theme-park style amusement with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life. OdySea Aquarium features more than 65 exhibits, 370 species, the world’s only Russian Sturgeon touch exhibit as well as two stingray touch exhibits, and a tide touch pool! OdySea is also home to Voyager, the “world’s only revolving aquarium experience. OdySea Aquarium also boasts the “best bathroom in the country” as mirrors above the sinks are replaced with a view directly into the aquarium’s shark exhibit. OdySea Aquarium is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is a Certified Autism Center (CAC). OdySea Aquarium is located at 9500 E. Via de Ventura within the Arizona Boardwalk entertainment destination and is part of Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community as well as the Talking Stick Entertainment District. OdySea Aquarium is open 365 days a year beginning at 9 a.m. For more information, please call 480-291-8000 or visit