Open 9 am - 2 pm (Early Close)
Shedd Aquarium will be closing at 2:00 p.m. today for a private event.
Two young participants in Shedd's Summer Road Trip look through binoculars at something in the woods.
A frog sits on a piece of wood in Carbondale, Illinois, the spring sunshine painting its dappled brown and white body in a warm glow.

Dates and Groups

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Age and requirements

One adult must attend for every two children under the age of 18. Call 312-692-3312 if you need more information about this requirement.

What is included

  • Five hours of activities
  • Paddling experience in a canoe, kayak or row boat (weather dependent)
  • Badge or adventure loop

What is not included

  • Transportation to and from program site
  • Lunch


We believe there should be no boundaries to your Shedd Aquarium experience. If you have an accommodation request related to a disability, please contact us at [email protected] or 312-939-2438. We look forward to assisting you.

Please visit Shedd Aquarium’s Accessibility Guide to learn more.


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10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Herrick Lake Forest Preserve


$50 per person ($45 for members)


Contact us at [email protected] or call 312-939-2438.