Mark your calendar for these incredible opportunities throughout the year for you and your kids!

The Jenkinson's Aquarium Program Guide 2019 is out, and now's the time to schedule plans for your family!

The Aquarium is open all year, so take advantage of being a local with these great upcoming events.

January:

Half-price admission on weekdays starting on the 2nd, except for Jan. 21st.

Jan. 4th -- Pizza and Penguins

Jan. 19th -- Behind the Scenes Tours

Jan. 20th -- Penguin Awareness Day

Jan. 21st -- Junior Keepers program for students ages 10 -16

 

February:

Feb. 2nd: Behind the Scenes Tour

Feb. 8th and 9th: Family Date Night

Feb. 18th: Junior Keepers for students ages 10 - 16

Feb. 23rd -- Polar Bear Day

(Jenkinson's Aquarium)

 

March:

March 2nd -- Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday

March 15th -- Pizza and Penguins

March 23rd -- International Day of the Seal

 

April:

April 7th -- Behind the Scenes Tour

April 13th -- Mermaid Tea Party

April 20th -- Earth Day Celebration

April 22nd 00 Penguin Pointers

April 27th -- Turtle Appreciation Day

 

May:

May 3rd -- Pizza and Penguins

May 5th -- Behind the Scenes Tour

May 18th -- Saving Species from Extinction

 

June:

June 8th -- World Oceans Day

June 14th -- Sub Sandwiches with the Sloth!

June 22nd -- World Rainforest Day

 

July:

July 6th -- Princesses and Pirates Dress-up Day

July 13th and 14th -- Shark Awareness Weekend

(Jenkinson's Aquarium)

 

August:

Aug. 3rd -- Pinelands Appreciation Day

 

September:

Sept. 14th: Behind the Scenes Tour

Sept. 15th -- Mermaid Tea Party

 

October:

Oct. 5th -- Sloth Saturday

Oct. 12th -- African Penguin Awareness Day

Oct. 14th - Junior Keepers

 

November:

Nov. 2nd -- Behind the Scenes Tour

Nov. 22nd -- Pizza and Penguins

(Jenk's Aquarium animal photo by Liz Jeressi)
(I love Wally the Sloth!!! Photo from Liz Jeressi)

 

December:

Dec. 1st -- Behind the Scenes Tour

Dec. 7th -- Wildlife Conservation Day

Dec. 14th -- The Scoop on Sloths

Dec. 30th  -- Junior Keepers

 

CLICK HERE for details on all of these events, including time frames, whether or not you need to register in advance, whether or not there is an addition fee aside from general admission, and whether or not there is an age minimum or range.

(Photo by Liz Jeressi)

 

There are also some other great programs including summer camps and outdoor activities in good weather, some of which you have to sign up for in advance:

Morning Beach Walks (3/30, 4/6, 5/7)

Beachcombing (Every Monday in July and August)

Kid's Beach Blanket Bingo (Every Wednesday in July and August)

Breakfast with the Animals (June 28th and Nov. 16th)

Tea by the Sea (9/26, 10/10, 11/14)

Lunch with a Keeper

Animal Encounters (a meet and feed event!)

 

(Jenk's Aquarium animal photo by Liz Jeressi)

CLICK HERE for the Aquarium Hours both off-season and summer.

CLICK HERE for the animal feeding schedule...because that's always a great time to go!

(Photo by Liz Jeressi)