Summer Programs at the Museum

to the beachSpring is just around the corner. And summer is not far behind.. The Maritime Museum is gearing up for another busy, fun and educational season. Our summer programs are shaping up for all ages.

First comes the Friday morning kids programs. These programs run from July 1 thru Aug. 26 – 10 am to 1 pm. No reservations required! ALO 10 am Enjoy a fun, hands-on activity while you learn about the plants and animals that make up the ocean’s ecosystems, learning what you can do to help Alliance for a Living Ocean improve and protect the environment.

NJMM 10:30 am – The NJ Maritime Museum offers an hour of fun, educational activities for kids from age 3 to 13, including scavenger hunts, beach bingo, and shell decorating, contingent on the ages and number of children attending. Prizes are awarded to all participants!

ReClam the Bay 11:30 am – A clam is man’s best friend; a hands-on presentation to learn about shellfish gardening and the Barnegat Bay watershed.

Next up is the award winning Marine Science Camp

This camp is a Hands on Feet Wet Learning Experience! Seining, Deep Sea Animals, Dolphin Echolocation, Water Quality Testing, Shark Conservation, Biomechanics, Manatee Rescue Drills, Kayaking and Much More! Taught by marine biologists/environmentalists.

9am-2pm, M-F: Grades K thru 8

July 11-15

July 18-22 Teens Only

July 25-29

August 1-5

August 8-12

August 15-19

For Registration visit:

or call 732-250-8124

And finally, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center will be presenting programs each Monday at 2:00 pm. Program topics and dates include

Mon. June 27: Seals of New Jersey

Mon. July 11: Dolphins of New Jersey

Mon. July 18: Sea Turtles of New Jersey

Mon. July 25: Seals of New Jersey

Mon. Aug. 1: Dolphins of New Jersey

Mon. Aug. 8: Sea Turtles of New Jersey

Mon. Aug. 15: Seals of New Jersey

These programs are open to all ages. No reservation required. For more information, visit

The museum is open daily in June, July and August from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. There is always something interesting going on. Bring the family and come see us whenever you can.

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