New York Aquarium
Children Programs

Are you a future zookeeper? This program is a perfect fit! You will learn what it takes to care for wild animals in this fun and educational drop-off experience. This is a drop-off program.

Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS

Junior Keepers: Sea Lions

Spend a day as an aquarium marine biologist! Join us to learn about sea lions and other marine mammals, go behind the scenes, and meet a small ocean animal up close.

Ages: 6 - 11 years old

Price: $32 members
$40 regular
Dates: Saturday, 2/17
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Junior Keepers: March of Penguins

Waddle with us as we spend a day with some feathered friends! Learn more about these stunning seabirds and how we take care of them. We’ll go behind the scenes, and meet a small ocean invertebrate up close.

Ages: 6 - 11 years old

Price: $32 members
$40 regular
Dates: Saturday, 3/16
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher

Junior Keepers: Otter This World

Some underwater animals are so unique that they seem almost alien. Spend a day in a galaxSEA far far away as we shed light on unusual creatures and deep sea exploration. We'll also go behind the scenes, and meet a small ocean invertebrate up close.

Ages: 6 - 11 years old

Price: $32 members
$40 regular
Dates: Saturday, 5/4
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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