Marine Biologist for a Day

Marine Biologist for a Day 2023 enrollment is open!

Splash into summer and discover what it takes to be a marine biologist at the Oklahoma Aquarium! Spend the day alongside aquarium staff to get a hands-on learning experience like no other.  Enrollment opens April 7th, 2023.

Teenagers behind-the-scenes at the Oklahoma Aquarium looking at an octopus
Junior biologists will...
  • prepare food in our kitchen 
  • feed animals on exhibit 
  • learn how to test water quality 
  • take a comprehensive behind-the-scenes tour 
  • dissect a shark and examine tissues under a microscope (dissection performed as one group) 


Campers must be aged 12-16 years old at the time of the camp. No exceptions. Click the date to register your camper. If the link is not active, that means that camp date is full. 

Dates and Prices

DateTimeNon-Member PriceMember Price
Wednesday, June 28, 20238:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.$100$80
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.$100$80
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.$100$80
Wednesday, August  9, 2023
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.$100$80

If you have questions about these camps dates, please email for more information. 


In accordance with CDC guidelines, campers are not required to wear masks but can do so if they choose.