Summer camp

The world is full of natural wonders and there's no better place to go exploring than Summer Camp at the Tennessee Aquarium.



Chattanooga Riverboat Cruise
A Chattanooga Riverboat Cruise on the River Gorge Explorer is part thrill ride and part nature tour.

Barking Gecko

Programs List

Click on the program name for supplemental classroom information.

Your Place or Mine - Grades K-5

Why doesn't a tree frog live in the desert? Students will explore this question and more as they learn about the basic elements all animals need in their habitats for survival. They will meet live animals who make their homes in a variety of habitats, such as deserts, forests and wetlands. Along their journey, they will discover why it is important for humans to take care of habitats. 

Let's Go Froggin' - Grades 3-8
Frogs come in all different sizes, shapes and colors. Each is specially adapted to its environment. Students will meet a variety of frogs from around the world, and learn about some of their unique adaptations and survival techniques. We will also examine the relationships between humans and these remarkable creatures.

Comparison/Contrast between Reptiles & Amphibians -
Any Grade Level
Are snakes and frogs the same? A lizard and salamander have the same body shape, but are they related? Find out these answers and more as we look at the similarities and differences between several animals in the reptile and amphibian families. This program can be altered to meet the needs of your class.

General Animal Program - Any Grade Level
Have a specific topic or animal species you and your class are interested in? We have several animals that we can bring to the camera and discuss with your class. Please call to discuss which animals and topics of interests are available.
We are willing to discuss particular needs for your group. We may be able to adjust the intensity of the session to any grade level. 

To schedule a Distance Learning Program, simply click on the online registration form.  Contact Bray McDonald at (800) 262-0695, ext. 4093 or e-mail at for further information.