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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Mystic Aquarium announces events and activities for July

Special Conservation-Themed Programming Offers Family-Friendly Fun

Kids with beluga at nightDuring the month of July, Mystic Aquarium’s conservation events are all about Nature Play Programming. 

The Aquarium’s conservation-focused programs are designed to inform guests about the importance of preserving and protecting the environment through fun and engaging outdoor experiences.

The outdoor family fun kicks-off on Tuesday, July 3 with a Nature Play Aquarium Camp Out. 

The overnight adventure starts at 7:00 pm and wraps up the following morning at 9:00 am. Participating families will have the unique opportunity to explore the Aquarium at night.

This one-of-a-kind special event will have participants camping inside the Aquarium, exploring the Sea School Green and enjoying a night hike on a local land trust preserve. The program cost is $25 per person. 

All participants must bring their own tent and sleeping gear. Children must be accompanied by a paying, participating adult.

The fun continues as Aquarium guests are invited to let nature be their muse during Nature Play in the Green on July 14. 

With this the final event in the Aquarium’s summer Nature Play Programming series, the Sea School Green opens from 10:00am to 12:00pm for Aquarium members and guests to get hands on with “Nature Art.” 

Families are encouraged to let their imaginations soar while creating leafy creatures, fairy houses and more out of natural products.

To learn more and view the current calendar of events, visit

Mystic Aquarium, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, is counted among the nation’s leading aquariums with more than 300 species and an extensive collection of marine mammals, including New England’s only belugas. Mystic Aquarium has been a pioneer in offering guests a variety of up close encounters with a wide range of marine animals. The mission of Mystic Aquarium is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through conservation, education and research. Mystic Aquarium receives major support from The Coca-Cola Company, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Resorts World Sentosa and United Technologies Corporation. Learn more at