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Get ready to dive into the deep and make some waves with Camp WAVE! This day camp experience is for students in grades K-6 held at Newport Aquarium and Newport on the Levee classrooms from 8am-4pm. 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 at Camp WAVE!


2022 Winter Camp WAVE
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Winter in the Tropics
Regular Price: $150.00
Annual Pass Holder Price: $130.00
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It’s cold outside! Need a winter vacation? No need to fly to a remote island to get your fill of ocean life! Join Camp WAVE to explore what winter is like in the tropics! Discover different species of coral, fish, sea stars, and sharks that can be found in warm, tropical waters. During camp, you can expect fun crafts, learn about animal behavior and understand why these animals love a permanent vacation.

December 19-21, 2022

Waddling in a Winter Wonderland
Regular Price: $200.00
Annual Pass Holder Price: $180.00
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Waddle into this week of Camp WAVE like a penguin! Penguins have many special adaptations that allow them to endure cold weather and icy waters. During this week of camp, we will explore all of those special adaptations, learn the many places a penguin can live and even make enrichment for our penguin friends to play with.

December 27-30, 2022

Ringing in the New Year with Reptiles
Regular Price: $100.00
Annual Pass Holder Price: $80.00
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Ring in 2023 by hanging out with some of the sss-swellest animals around - Reptiles! Learn all about the many different types of reptiles that live across the world, what they enjoy eating, the adaptations that make them special, and even help conduct an experiment about reptiles!

January 2-3, 2023