Marine Biologist for a Day


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.  
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.

Dates and Prices

DateTimeNon-Member PriceMember Price
Wednesday, June 98:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.$100$80
Wednesday, June 238:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.$100$80
Wednesday, July 218:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.$100$80
Wednesday, August 48:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.$100$80



In accordance with CDC guidelines, we ask all campers to wear a mask (except when eating or drinking). If a camper arrives without a mask, we will provide one.


All students deserve a chance to learn! If finances are a barrier to participation in any of our summer day camps, we urge you to apply for our fish friends scholarship. To learn more and apply, click here.