Grab your sleeping bag and pillow and join us for an overnight adventure at Shedd Aquarium. Before snuggling into your sleeping bag, immerse yourself in the world’s many aquatic environments through special programs, games and hands-on activities. In the morning, enjoy a continental breakfast and visit with the animals once more before your journey comes to an end. These programs are geared for children in kindergarten to grade 6.
This adventure will take place from 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2010 – 8:30 a.m. Saturday, October 16, 2010.
For more details and to register, call 312-692-3206.
This summer camp on Chicago’s Museum Campus is for children ages 5 to 10 years old. Campers will explore new and exciting worlds at the Adler Planetarium, travel back in time to meet the mightiest prehistoric giants at the Field Museum and transform into explorers of the aquatic world at Shedd Aquarium. Activities include investigating exhibits, creating original art projects, playing learning games and having lunch along the shoreline of Lake Michigan. Choose one of the four one-week long sessions beginning July 12.
Jul. 12-16, Jul. 19-23, Jul. 26-30, Aug. 2-6
$285 a person ($255 Shedd, Field or Adler members)
Canoe the Chicago River! Join us as we paddle the Chicago River and explore the waters and animals of our local environment. Light lunch and travel included. Program meets at Shedd.
May 8, 9 a.m-1 p.m.
$22 ($17 Shedd members)
To register, please call 312-692-3206
Shedd Explorers is sponsored by the Sara Lee Foundation.
Bring your questions about aquatic life to a special program for 11- to 14-year-olds. Join a team of other young people to complete exciting challenges and make amazing discoveries. Immerse yourself in the natural world and practice how you can make a difference.
Apr. 17 — On the Reef
Price: $15 a person ($10 Shedd members)
Time: 1–3 p.m.
To register, call 312-692-3206.