Programs & Activities
The Aquarium offers a wide variety of programs and activities throughout the year.
Free with admission:
These educator-led programs require a small fee and include before and after-hour activities, as well as indoor and outdoor excursions. To schedule a private program for your group, please click on items listed below. Camps Children discover these fun Day Camps at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island are action-packed! Activities may include field trips, crafts, behind the scenes tours, live animal encounters and feeding programs. Space is limited and camps fill quickly!
|Aquarium Shark Dive If you’re an open-water certified diver, the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island invites you to “dive with the sharks!” Get up-close and personal with sand tiger, sandbar and nurse sharks in our 285,000-gallon Graveyard of the Atlantic exhibit!|
|Birthday Parties Want your child to have the most memorable party? Schedule your celebration at the Aquarium! Live animals are guaranteed to add excitement to your special day.|
|Sleeping with the Sharks Imagine a slumber party at the Aquarium in front of the 285,000-gallon Graveyard of the Atlantic exhibit, as sharks and other fishes swim close by!|
|Marine Labs and Dissections Students become detectives and investigate a variety of animals up-close and personal!|
|Scout Programs Boy and Girl Scouts earn merit badges through the Aquarium’s scout programs. For more information call 252-473-3494, ext. 246.|