Aquatarium STEAM Sleepovers
Choose your sleepover adventure below:
|Option #1: Spooky Shipwrecks||Learn about the HMS Ontario, a British warship that met its demise during a stormy night in 1780, and the Sir Robert Peel, a Canadian steamboat that was seized and burned by a real-life pirate!|
Watch a short film* about shipwrecks and create a model ship.
|Option #2: A Fishy Situation||Tour the Aquatarium and visit the many different fish species that are commonly found in the St. Lawrence River! Learn some exciting fishy facts as you go!|
Watch a short film* about fish and create a piece of artwork.
|Option #3: Blast from the Past||Take a trip back in time and learn all about the creatures found in the Champlain Sea 10,000 years ago. Touch Sea Stars, Hermit Crabs and Sea Anemones!|
Learn about different rocks found in the 1000 Islands region and create your own fossil.
Watch a video* related to geology.
|Option #4: Cosmic Adventure||Experience a journey into space as our Pilot House becomes a planetarium, projecting stars and planets onto the ceiling.|
Enjoy a guided tour around the Aquatarium and create a celestial craft.
*Videos and crafts will be tailored to specific age groups
Cost: $39.95 / person (tax not included)
Arrival: 6:30 p.m.
Departure: 8:00 a.m.
- Aquatarium staff will not be responsible for supervising sleepover participants
- All children must be accompanied by an adult
- Children 8 and under: one adult must be present for every 5 children
- Children over the age of 8: one adult must be present for every 10 children
Any additional chaperones wishing to attend the sleepover will receive a special admission price of $12.99
Each sleepover participant will receive a discounted Aquatarium admission pass of $9.99 for a future visit
Shadow books and flashlights are provided for a lights-out adventure!
- Sleepovers must be booked one week in advance
- Minimum number of sleepover participants = 5
- Maximum number of sleepover participants = 25
Itinerary (times are an approximation)
6:30 p.m. Arrival and orientation
7:00 p.m. Educational tour
7:30 p.m. Art activity
8:00 p.m. Movie (snack provided)
9:00 p.m. Get ready for your night in the Aquatarium
9:30 – 10:00 pm Lights Out
7:00 a.m. Lights On (continental breakfast provided)
8:00 a.m. Departure
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For more information, or to book a sleepover, please contact the Education Team at:
613-342-6789 x 7004