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Bug Club

Bug Club

Bug Club is for curious young naturalists who love learning about fascinating multi-legged creatures.

This club belongs to its members!

Membership includes a monthly newsletter (the Monthly Moult), fun meetings and a Bug Club t-shirt.

During our meetings, we participate in games, crafts, show n’ tells, experiments and meet live animals.

The meetings in April through August are field trips. Directions to the field trip site and guidelines for dress and equipment appear in the newsletter. “Bug Clubbers” need to be accompanied by a parent or other authorized adult on field trips.

The mission of the Tennessee Aquarium Bug Club is to connect young people with the invertebrate world and to foster a life-long appreciation and enjoyment of the richness of the unexpected life around us.

Six or Eight, we’re all great!

When does Bug Club meet?

We meet the third Thursday of every month from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.  In the summer, hours change to 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Where does Bug Club meet?

in the Delta Swamp Classroom at the Tennessee Aquarium unless it's a field trip meeting. 

How much does Bug Club cost?

There is a $15.00 initiation fee for new Bug Club members.  Membership is $20.00 per quarter (every three months) for Tennessee Aquarium members or $30.00 for non-members.

Who can become a member? 

Bug Club is for children ages 5 to 11.  

How do I register?

To register or ask any Bug Club questions, please call Julia Gregory at (423) 785-4054 or e-mail