Clearwater Marine Aquarium Offers Various Educational Holiday Camps

Clearwater Marine Aquarium is offering several camps for kids spanning the fall and winter 2014 holiday season.  Camps are offered for single days or multiple days. An overview of the camps listed below can be found here.

October 25: Halloween inspired Sea Monster Mash.

Learn about Vampire Squid, Goblin Sharks, Ghost Shrimp, and other deep sea creatures.  Visit our goo- station and make “fish” slime, create an icky “bioluminescent” fish anatomy picture, get entangled in our food web, play ghoulish games, and feed creepy crustaceans.

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November 24 – 26: Thanksgiving inspired Sea of Thanks.

Discover how different ocean animals interact with each other.  Create your own signature whistle as we discuss how dolphin families communicate and make a sea turtle family tree. We’ll explore many ocean communities, including creating our own coral reef.

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December 21 – 23 or December 29 – 31: Holiday Mini Camps.

Learn about Florida marine life and their cold water cousins through fun-filled interactions with some of Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s resident animals. Discover how blubber and fur work to keep animals warm, prepare treats for our rescued animals and spend time out on Clearwater Bay, seeing animals in action. Participate in a fish feeding session, play educational games and make crafts, as we compare animal adaptations here in Florida to animals in the coldest regions of the world.

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Learn more and register at

Children in kindergarten through 8th grade are eligible to attend these educational camps.

About Clearwater Marine Aquarium:   
Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working marine rescue center dedicated to inspiring the human spirit through leadership in education, research, rescue, rehabilitation and release. CMA is home to rescued dolphins, sea turtles, river otters, stingrays, nurse sharks and more. Winter, the dolphin’s story of survival after injury that caused her to lose her tail, has impacted millions of people around the world. A major motion picture, Dolphin Tale, highlighted her life story in 2011. The sequel, Dolphin Tale 2, was released in September 2014 and features the incredible story of Hope, a young resident dolphin of CMA. The mission and potential to change people’s lives differentiates Clearwater Marine Aquarium from any other aquarium in the world.

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