Expedition Camp

About the Program

Discover the magic and beauty of killer whales, penguins, sharks and more through awesome camp activities and behind-the-scenes action. For campers entering grades 5 to 8.

Download the Resident Camp Camper/Parent Handbook.

2015 Dates

The camp runs 2:00 p.m. Sunday - 10:00 a.m. Friday

  • June 7 - 12, June 14 - 19, June 21 - 26, June 28 - July 3
  • July 5 - 10, July 12 - 17, July 19 - 24, July 26 - 31
  • August 2- 7, August 9 - 14

Sample Itinerary

Campers will be split into groups of 5th-6th graders and 7th-8th graders for most activities.

Day 1
  • Arrival
  • Dinner and Orientation
  • Enjoy rides and shows

  • Day 2 - Fish Day
  • Study differences between sharks and bony fish
  • Tour the Sharks/Coral Reef exhibit and see the aquariums from above
  • Touch a shark
  • Interact with stingrays at Ke-Re Reef in Aquatica™ San Antonio

  • Day 3 - Pinniped Day
  • Learn about pinnipeds and endangered species
  • Feed and observe seals and sea lions
  • Learn from Sea Lion trainers how we train sea lions, walruses, and otters

  • Day 4 - Bird Day
  • Learn about enrichment for macaws and other birds
  • Tour the Penguin Encounter® 
  • Meet a penguin

  • Day 5 - Whale Day
  • Interact with bottle nose dolphins
  • View Azul and One Ocean®
  • Learn from trainers how we train cetaceans

  • Day 6

  • Departure
  • Price

    • $850 per person

    Refunds
    The $100 deposit is non-refundable. If the balance of camp fees is paid and cancellation is necessary, the following refund will apply if written or verbal notice of cancellation is received:

    • Less than FOUR weeks prior to camp session - 80% of the program fee
    • Less than THREE weeks prior to camp session - 50% of the program fee
    • Less than TWO weeks prior to camp session - No Refund Given
    • If a camper leaves a session early or is dismissed, a refund will not be given.