For Parents and Children

Children’s Discovery Time

Creatures come alive in this story telling and critter-creating program. Special craft is included with each program. Some programs include live animals. Topics include: Spiny-skinned animals, Animals with Tentacles, Whales and Dolphins, Crabs and other Crustaceans, Amphibians, Turtles, Reptiles, Sharks, Skates and Rays, or Shell Makers.

Group Size: 25 people maximum
Age: 2-6 years old, must be accompanied by an adult
Fee: $5.00 per child, parents must pay general admission (don’t forget groups of 10 or more receive discounted general admission rates)
Program Length: 1 hour

Daddy and Me/Mommy and Me

Moms/Dads and their children interact and learn together about aquarium animals. Afterwards, you can enjoy free playtime in our Freshwater Wonders Room, which will be reserved just for program participants. Different topics will be offered each program.

Group Size: 10 people maximum
Age: 1-3 years old with accompanying adult
Fee: $5.00 per parent/child pair, $1.00 per additional child + general admission costs (don’t forget groups of 10 or more receive discounted general admission rates)
Program Length: 1 hour

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To register your group and schedule a special activity please call 910-458-7468 Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm or e-mail ncaff.registrar@ncmail.net.

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