Education Programs

Special evenings dedicated to providing a safe, supportive, sensory-friendly environment where families with autism can meet, learn, and have fun together. Event not offered in June, July, or August

From $180

This fun-filled, hands-on camp will introduce you to animal husbandry and take you behind-the-scenes to meet the staff responsible for animal health and see how we care for the variety of animals in our collection.

From $180

We all know that a cold glass of water is a great thirst-quencher and summer swim can make us feel better, but why is water so important to our lives?

Education, Conservation and Research

The mission of the education department is to integrate conservation and an appreciation of aquatic ecosystems, with an emphasis on the Great Lakes region, into every visitor’s life through hands-on educational experiences and thought-provoking exhibits and programs.

There is so much to learn and do.

Education Programming at the Aquarium

Education is at the core of our mission statement. We believe in education through inspiration. It is our goal to integrate conservation and an appreciation of all aquatic ecosystems into every visitor’s life through hands-on educational experiences and thought-provoking programs and exhibits. Our belief is that local and individual conservation efforts lead to global changes and prepares our participants to be better stewards of the environment.

To register and for more information about any of these classes or activities, please contact our Education Department at 716-285-3575, x209