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*Penguin Encounter
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In this 60-minute program, one of our penguin specialists will describe these remarkable birds and their care here at the aquarium. Participants also learn about the history of the species and conservation issues affecting these intriguing animals.

Participants must be 6 years old and children ages 6-12 years must be accompanied by an adult who has paid to participate in the encounter.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to encounter time.

If you have a Gift Certificate please contact Reservations at 860.572.5955 ext. 520 to register.


Penguin Encounter - Aquarium Member
Price: $69.00
Must be a current Aquarium Member - membership card required upon entry.


Children must be at least 6 to participate and children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has paid to participate in the encounter.


Penguin Encounter
Price: $79.00
This Ticket does not include admission. Admission is required with all Encounter Programs and can be purchased at the gate when you arrive or you can add it to your online order during your purchase. If you have a coupon or other discount that can be applied to your admission, please purchase your admission ticket at our gate upon arrival.


Children must be at least 6 to participate and children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has paid to participate in the encounter.


 
*Penguins Up Close
Enjoy an exclusive opportunity to learn about animal care from our Penguin Specialists and the important work being done to help protect this endangered species. The 30-minute adventure begins with a walk through the picturesque outdoor exhibits, then climb the stairs to the penguin care facility for a program that includes a private behind-the-scenes look at the intricacies of Penguin care including training behaviors, animal/trainer relationships and, of course, the chance to interact with an African penguin.


Participants must be 6 years old and children ages 6-12 years must be accompanied by an adult who has paid to participate in the encounter.

There is a maximum of 2 guests per program.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to encounter time.

If you have a Gift Certificate please contact Reservations at 860.572.5955 ext. 520 to register.


Penguin Up Close
Price: $99.00
This Ticket does not include admission. Admission is required with all Encounter Programs and can be purchased at the gate when you arrive or you can add it to your online order during your purchase. If you have a coupon or other discount that can be applied to your admission, please purchase your admission ticket at our gate upon arrival.


Children must be at least 6 to participate and children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has paid to participate in the encounter.


Penguin Up Close - Aquarium Member
Price: $89.00
Must be a current Aquarium Member - membership card required upon entry.


Children must be at least 6 to participate and children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has paid to participate in the encounter.


 
*Paint with a Sting Ray
NEW THIS SUMMER! Step into the Ray Touch tent and help our staff during a private feeding and enrichment session. This truly unique and interactive experience allows you to work side-by-side with our Aquarists to provide enrichment for our Cownose stringrays. Through the use of a specially-crafted tool, the attached paintbrush will move as the stingrays below eat during this stimulating enrichment session. Participants will achieve a better understanding not only of stingrays and their natural behaviors, but also the benefits of providing them with various stimuli - all while creating a one-of-a-kind piece of art for your family.

Fee is per family (8 guests maximum).

Children must be at least 6 years old to participate in the painting portion of the encounter. Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying, participating adult. Please Note: Children under 6 yrs. old can enter and watch the program but cannot participate.

If you have a Gift Certificate please contact Reservations at 860.572.5955 ext. 520 to register.

Paint with a Sting Ray
Price: $50.00

Children must be at least 6 to participate!!!
Please Note: Children under 6 yrs. old can enter and watch the program but cannot participate.

**1 ticket per family/group of upto 8 guests!**


Paint with a Sting Ray - Aquarium Member
Price: $40.00
Must be a current Aquarium Member - membership card required upon entry.

Children must be at least 6 to participate!!!

Please Note: Children under 6 yrs. old can enter and watch the program but cannot participate.

**1 ticket per family/group of upto 8 guests!**


 
*First Responder Training
Sign-up to be a First Responder for Mystic Aquariums Stranding Program! Class will include a basic Mystic Aquarium orientation and initial training to join the Animal Rescue Team. First Responders are typically the first set of eyes and ears in the field assessing reports of marine mammals and sea turtles for Connecticut, Rhode Island and Fishers Island, NY. This class is FREE to anyone interested who is 18 years or older. No prior training required.

Dec. 17th at CT Audubon Society C.C. Milford, CT
 
Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center
1 Milford Point Rd
Milford, CT

For more location information please visit http://www.ctaudubon.org/coastal-center-at-milford-point/

Session 1st Responder - CT Aud: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 1:00PM - 3:00PM   AVAILABLE

Jan. 10th - Sachuest Point Nature Center, RI
 
Sachuest Point Nature Center
769 Sachuest Point Rd
Middletown, RI 02842

6:00 - 8:00pm

For more location information please visit http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Sachuest_Point/visit/directions.html

Session 1st Responder - Sachue: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 6:00PM - 8:00PM   AVAILABLE

 
*Birthday Parties
Our In House Parties takes place in a private learning lab with a Party host where you and your guests will enjoy an age appropriate, educational and entertaining themed program, a private touch tank of live sea creatures or a live reptile for your guests to experience based on the chosen program topic, a personalized Ocean Themed Birthday Cake, Decorative tableware and utensils and a fun party favor for each child!

In-House Party
Regular Price: $450.00
Member Price: $375.00

Come and celebrate your child's special day at the Mystic Aquatrium.

The package is 1 1/2 hours and also includes admission to the Mystic Aquarium after your scheduled party; where guests will be able to explore the wonders of the ocean world.


In-House Pizza Party
Regular Price: $475.00
Member Price: $400.00
Have Delicious Pizza at your Party! The In-House Pizza Party includes extra half hour for the Pizza Party Portion of the Birthday Party! The package also includes admission to the Mystic Aquarium after your scheduled party; where guests will be able to explore the wonders of the ocean world.