Teen Learning Lab Events

Club Shedd

Do you have what it takes to be in the club? Club Shedd provides teens with skill-building opportunities and workshops to help them develop solutions that could impact the aquarium. 

Observations nights
Learn about behavior observations by studying some of the 32,000 animals in Shedd's collection.

Use the Observe to Learn iPad app developed by the Lincoln Park Zoo to analyze and record the behavior of animals in their habitats at Shedd.

Animal connection: titi monkeys, Goeldis monkeys, pygmy marmosets
Career skills: aquarist, animal trainer, animal health, husbandry

When: Saturday, Sept. 20, from noon to 2 p.m.
Where: Teen Learning Lab at Shedd Aquarium
Cost: Free (Note: Ventra CTA passes, if available, will be provided for teens that attend. Each teen will receive one (1) single-ride pass.)

Click here to RSVP for these observation nights.


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Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4 to 8 p.m.
Saturdays: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer hours (June 1 - August 31):
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2 to 8 p.m.
Saturdays: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where we’re located

Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605

Enter through the Learning entrance (on the north side of the building, to the left of the main entrance).


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