Open 9 am - 5 pm

Shedd Aquarium Teen Nature Days Options

Teen Nature Days Registration

  • You must complete a participation agreement before participating in a Teen Nature Days
  • Participation agreements will be emailed to you after you register for a Teen Nature Day
  • Questions? Contact us at [email protected]


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 [email protected] or call 312-939-2438. We look forward to assisting you.

What to Bring and Wear to Teen Nature Days?

  • Signed participation agreement and other waivers, if you have not submitted them electronically
  • Wear weather appropriate outdoor clothing and shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty
  • You must wear closed-toe shoes
  • Face mask that meets COVID-19 standards
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Personal hand sanitizer

Teen Nature Days FAQ

Stay updated on Teen Nature Days

Want the most up-to-date information on Teen Nature Days? Subscribe for our emails and select "Teen Programs."

Sign up for Teen Emails

  • A butterfly rests on a round cluster of pink allium, sipping nectar from the fragrant flowers.
  • The Chicago skyline, viewed through a field of native plants.
  • Two teens with long pole graspers search for trash hidden in the sand during a beach sweep.
  • Staff and volunteers plant greenery on a section of a floating island


Teens currently enrolled in high school




Teens will meet at Shedd Aquarium. Bussing from Shedd to (and from) the event location will be provided at no cost.

Additional Notes

Teen Nature Days are weather dependent.