Awesome Virtual Camps

Glen Echo Park Aquarium (GEPA) offers virtual summer camps for children ages 4-8 and 8-12!  Three themes – Bay Critters, Nature, and Turtles.  Each only $100!


The summer camps run Mon-Fri from 10-12 pm for younger children, and 1-3 pm for the older children.


These 2 hour long camps include:

  • Discovering the aquatic and terrestrial world with live lessons!
  • Performing science experiments!
  • Creating art and crafts to enhance learning!
  • Fun Games!
  • Exploring the world with Google Maps!
  • Interactive quizzes to get the brains thinking!

This camp is run by out excellent staff at Glen Echo Park Aquarium using  Zoom.  We adhere to safety protocols to ensure that only campers and staff are in the virtual classroom.
Bay Buddies Camp (Ages 5-8) & Chesapeake Critters Camp (Ages 8-12)
 July 6-10, July 27-31, and Aug 17-21 – $100 
Wade into our Chesapeake Bay Watershed on a virtual journey of a water drop with Glen Echo Park Aquarium. Slide into learning about the varied life and habitats water passes as you meet the animals of our Aquarium from creek to river to the Bay. Discover crabs, fish, and snails as well as the history of our Chesapeake Bay. Then join us further on an epic virtual tour of the Bay as we showcase diverse Bay habitats from beach to marsh to brackish environments. This online camp will incorporate learning, games, and crafts to bring your learning to life! Supply list provided via email. Info:

Enroll Here

 Nature Nuts Camp (Ages 5-8) & Eco Explorers Camp (Ages 8-12)
July 20-24 & Aug 10-14 – $100 
Its an amazing and exciting world outside – lets investigate! Explore the outdoors with Glen Echo Park Aquarium virtually and take what you learn on your own outdoor adventures.  Journey with us to explore a variety of habitats, as we play games, take virtual hikes, and create crafts from things you find inside and outside your home. Lets see where our outdoor treks take us! Supply list provided via email. Info:
Totally Turtles Camp (Ages 5-8) & Turtle Adventure Camp (Ages 8-12)
July 13-17, Aug 3-7, Aug 24-28 – $100
Investigate the world of turtles with Glen Echo Park Aquarium! In this online camp, we will get to know all things turtle—from their anatomy to their habitat and diet. Meet and greet the turtles here at the Aquarium: Take an up close look at Knubbins and Jackson, our aquatic turtles, and explore their habitats as we take a virtual trip to the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay. Visit our box turtle, Scoots, and explore his environment with our Aquarium Educator on a wander in the woods down to Minnehaha Creek. Lastly, jump into a sea turtles world as we virtually swim through the ocean to inspect how they survive there. This exciting online camp incorporates learning, games, and crafts to bring your learning to life! Supply list provided via email. Info:
Virtual Summer Camps 2020 for 4-7 year olds: 
June 22-26 –  Totally Turtles 
June 29-July 3 –  Nature Nuts
July 6-10 – Bay Buddies
July 13-17 – Totally Turtles
July 20-24 – Nature Nuts
July 27-31 – Bay Buddies
August 3-7 – Totally Turtles
August 10-14 – Nature Nuts
August 17-21 – Bay Buddies
August 24-28 – Totally Turtles

Virtual Summer Camps 2020 for 8-12 year olds: 
June 22-26 –  Turtle Adventure 
June 29-July 3 –  Eco Explorers
July 6-10 – Chesapeake Critters
July 13-17 – Turtle Adventure 
July 20-24 – Eco Explorers
July 27-31 – Chesapeake Critters
August 3-7 – Turtle Adventure 
August 10-14 – Chesapeake Critters
August 17-21 – Bay Buddies
August 24-28 – Turtle Adventure 



Click here to register for Camps at GEPA!