Upcoming Shedd Events

Asleep with the Fishes

Mother and daughter sleeping overnight at SheddFriday, Feb. 15
Friday, Mar. 1
Friday, Mar. 15
Friday, Apr. 5
Friday, Apr. 19
Friday, May 10
6 p.m. 
Price: From $50 to $125 ($30 to $110 for members)
At our Asleep with the Fishes overnights, your family or group will see the aquarium like never before—at night! All overnights include animal and science activities, an aquatic presentation, animal encounters, aquatic crafts, a scavenger hunt and a Caribbean Reef feeding dive. You’ll also be free to explore any of the open exhibit spaces throughout the evening. Learn more and purchase tickets>

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Teen Science Expedition: The Bahamas

July 2019
Grades 9-12

Price: $4,500 ($4,200 for members)
What it’s like to be a marine biologist? Join us for Teen Science Expedition: The Bahamas to find out! You’ll get firsthand experience exploring the coral reefs of the Bahamas using scientific techniques to learn about the animals and their habitats. Working from Shedd’s research vessel, you’ll experience life as a marine science researcher, immersing yourself in discoveries by conducting research and learning about important Bahamian ecological challenges.  Learn more >

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Teen Science Expedition: Apostle Islands

July 2019
Grades 9-12

Price: $2,100 ($1,900 for members)
Imagine kayaking through a sea cave and exploring North America’s largest freshwater lake. Now make it a reality: Join us in the Apostle Islands as we discover the beauties of Lake Superior's natural treasures while learning about aquatic science and exploring the ecology of the Great Lakes region. No camping or kayaking experience is necessary. Learn more >

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Great Lakes Action Days

Great Lakes Action DaysVarious dates and locations
Get your hands dirty cleaning beaches, removing invasive plants and collecting important data through citizen science projects. Events are held year-round at natural areas along our local Lake Michigan shore and throughout the Chicago metro area. See all upcoming GLAD dates>

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