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Welcome to WAVE Foundation at Newport Aquarium's online ticket store for Camp WAVE! From here you can purchase Education Program Tickets for Camp WAVE! You are just a few clicks away from purchasing and printing tickets to join us in these programs! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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2020 Spring Camp WAVE

Spring has Sprung
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $190.00
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Spring Has Sprung!

Session 1:  March 23-27
Session 2: April 6-10

Newport Aquarium Passholder $190/Non-Passholder $220
Join us for an aquatic exploration with Camp WAVE!! This week campers will investigate how aquatic animals adapt and change with the seasons.  From salamanders to sharks, we will explore our local river ecosystems and our global oceans to find out what animals do as the weather around them changes.
 

*Spring Break Camps may be cancelled in the event of low attendance up until 2 weeks prior to the camp start day. In this case, a full refund will be issued. There is no after care offered for Spring Break camps.


Cancellations

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.

If you have questions about Winter Camp WAVE, please email Lauren Beatty, Education Coordinator, at lbeatty@wavefoundation.org or call 859-815-1422.

 
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
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $200/ Non-Passholder: $220

Did you know that the Greater Cincinnati area used to be a warm, shallow area? 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!

June 1-5


Shipwreck Explorers
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $200 Non-Passholder: $220


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

June 8-12

Session Shipwreck Week: Mon, Jun 8, 2020 - Fri, Jun 12, 2020 9:00AM - 4:00PM OPEN

Exploring the Seven Seas
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $200 Non-Passholder: $220

Let’s set sail to explore the seven seas!!! Campers will discover the diverse animals and plant 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.

June 15-19
Session Exploring the Seven Seas: Mon, Jun 15, 2020 - Fri, Jun 19, 2020 9:00AM - 4:00PM OPEN

Shark Week
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $200 Non-Passholder: $220

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!

June 22-26 Shark Week 1
July 20-24 Shark Week 2


Career Week (5th-8th Graders only)
Regular Price: $245.00
Member Price: $225.00
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Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $225/ Non-Passholder: $245

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 More Field Station (California, KY) to participate in 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.**

June 29-July 3rd (5th-8th grade only)


SAFE Week
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $200/ Non-Passholder: $220

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!

July 6-10


Discoveries of the Deep
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $200/ Non-Passholder: $220

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 from the surface!

Jul 13-17
 
Session Discoveries of the Deep: Mon, Jul 13, 2020 - Fri, Jul 17, 2020 9:00AM - 4:00PM OPEN

Biosphere Bingo
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $200/ Non-Passholder: $220

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!

Session Biosphere Bingo: Mon, Jul 27, 2020 - Fri, Jul 31, 2020 9:00AM - 4:00PM OPEN

Aquatic Avengers
Regular Price: $220.00
Member Price: $200.00
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Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder: $200/ Non-Passholder: $220

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!

August 3-7 Aquatic Avengers