Career Camp

Program Details

For campers entering grades 10 - 12 (graduating seniors welcome).

Interested in finding out what it's like caring for animals as a career? Career camp gives you realistic, hands-on experience as you work with SeaWorld’s most knowledgeable experts to prepare animal diets and maintain habitats. Come prepared to wake up early, clean, work hard, learn, and, of course, have fun!

  • Suit up in a wetsuit to get in the water with dolphins at our Animal Care Center
  • Prepare the Penguin Encounter for the day by preparing fish, cleaning habitats, and feeding penguins
  • Perform on stage for other campers at Sea Lion & Otter Stadium
  • Go behind-the-scenes at our Animal Care Center to meet our Veetianarians, Veterinary Technicians, and Animal Rescue Team
  • Stand-up paddle on Mission Bay
  • Participate in SeaWorld Camp's famous "Skit Night"
  • Enjoy all of SeaWorld's great rides, shows, and attractions

SeaWorld Camps are accredited by the American Camp Associate (ACA), meeting or exceeding their standards.

Please note: Career Camp is meant to give campers a hands-on look at SeaWorld jobs. Participation is not a guarantee of future employment.

2017 Dates

  • Five-night camp sessions begin every Sunday throughout the summer, June 18 to August 18


Camp fees include lodging, meals, field trips, two SeaWorld Camp t-shirts and a water bottle, as well as transportation to and from the San Diego airport or train terminal on arrival and departure dates.

Full payment is required at the time of booking. Camps are subject to availability. Programs, dates, fees and discounts are subject to change and/or cancellation. Please sign up for the grade the camper will be entering in the fall of 2017.