Spring and Summer Programs

Start your day with new spring and summer programs at Shedd! From Yoga to science, there's something for everyone. See our adult, family and youth programs below.

Family Workshops

Underwater Beauty Jelly

Underwater Rhythm
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.

Nickel Eating

Upcycled Art
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.

Giant Pacific Octopus

Exploring the Colorful Aquatic World
Jun. 23, 10 a.m.-noon
Explore the concept of color in the natural world, inspired by Shedd’s special exhibit, Underwater Beauty.

Family Festivals

Boy and Dad at Shedd

Father's and Caregiver's Day
Jun. 16, 10 a.m.-noon
Celebrate our natural world with the whole family! Meet a live animal, engage in hands-on activities and make a craft to take home.

Aquarium Adventure Kids

Scientist with microscope

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!

Stingray mouth

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)

Stingray Touch

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!

Adult Programs

A woman doing Yoga

Shedd Yoga Flow
May 4, 26, and June 8, 23, 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 learning@sheddaquarium.org. We look forward to assisting you.