Teen Orientations

Whether you’re interested in biology, art, animal husbandry, or field research, or you’re simply looking to broaden your horizons, Shedd Aquarium has a place for you! Our Teen Orientations are designed to connect you to each of Shedd’s teen programs so that you can dive deeper into your interests. We invite you to participate and open yourself to an ocean of opportunity!

The free orientations take place once a month. Each one offers opportunities to learn about the aquarium, work alongside a Shedd mentor and participate in a program-driven activity.

Click here to register for an upcoming teen orientation!

Program Dates:
Aug. 9 (end of summer event, 6:30-9:00p)
Sept. 20 (Thurs., 5-7:30 p.m.)
Oct. 27 (Sat., 1-3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 17 (Sat., 1-3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 12 (Wed., 5-7:30 p.m.)

Age and Requirements

High school teens (minimum of 14 years old)

Program dates

Aug. 9 (end of summer event, 6:30-9:00p)
Sept. 20 (Thurs., 5-7:30 p.m.)
Oct. 27 (Sat., 1-3:30 p.m.)
Nov. 17 (Sat., 1-3:30 p.m.)
Dec. 12 (Wed., 5-7:30 p.m.)

Cost

Teen Orientations are free to all high school students. Please remember to bring your school ID with you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact us

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