Exploring the Colorful Aquatic World
Apr. 7, 10 a.m.-noon
Explore the concept of color in the natural world, inspired by Shedd’s special exhibit, Underwater Beauty.
Nature's Patterns and Textures
May 5, 10 a.m.-noon
Explore and compare texture and patterns found in nature while engaging in hands-on exploration and creating artwork.
Jun. 2, 10 a.m.-noon
Get inspired by our Underwater Beauty animals, which pulse and dance. Explore movement and sound in this creative workshop.
Jul. 7, 10 a.m.-noon
Learn more about what animals need, explore healthy habitats and keep trash out of the environment by creating an upcycled art project.
Apr. through Jun., 10 a.m.-noon
Held on special celebration days, this program allows you to see animals up close, explore hands-on activities and party with a purpose!
Aquarium Adventure Kids
Do Animals Play?
Apr. 20, 9 a.m.-noon
Play is great way to stay healthy and explore the world. Get a chance to see some of our animals play, and then play games inspired by animals.
Why Are Some Animals Slimy?
May 18, 9 a.m.-noon
The shiny, gooey coating on some animals helps them in a lot of ways! See how animals put their slime into action!
What Do We Learn From Animal Poop?
Jun. 15, 9 a.m.-noon
An animal’s poop can tell us a lot about its diet and health. Get the scoop on Shedd animals in a whole new way by investigating their poop!
Do Animals Lose Teeth Too?
Jul. 20, 9 a.m.-noon
Different animals have specialized teeth for the job of eating. See what you can learn about an animal just from its teeth!
Camp Shedd (Grades K-5)
Camp Shedd: School's Out
Apr. 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
A day of hands-on science activities, animal encounters and habitat exploration at Shedd Aquarium.
Camp Shedd: Summer Splash
June and August, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Join us for a week of summer camp to explore the world of animal super powers!
Shedd Yoga Flow
Mar. 23, Apr. 13, May 4, 8-10 a.m.
Calm your body and mind with a yoga class in one of Shedd’s peaceful animal exhibits before we open to the public.
At Shedd Aquarium, we believe there should be no boundaries to your experience. If you have an accommodation request related to a disability, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to assisting you.