Get your student engaged with nature, science, and fun at the Museum & Aquarium! Throughout the year we feature camps that explore the world around us with hands-on learning. For more information, contact Melissa Wersinger at

  • Spring Breakers experience hands-on activities including live animal encounters, fun interactive games, crafts, and exploring all the wildlife the Museum & Aquarium has to offer. The camps are for Kindergarten through fifth grade. For more information, visit our events calendar.
  • Summer-CampOur summer camp sessions are a one-of-a-kind experience! Camp sessions are for children entering kindergarten through middle school and include interactive activities, live animal encounters, games, and crafts.

    For more information, visit our events calendar.

  • EdventuresJoin the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium for School’s Out Ed-Ventures that take place on specific dates when the Dubuque Community School District has no school. The programs are for students in Kindergarten – 5th grade and are available for half-day or full-day options.  Payment and registration are necessary and deadline is one week prior to each session.

    Check our our events calendar for upcoming Ed-Ventures!

  • Winter-Camp (8X8)The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is offering special day camps for kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade during the school winter break. There are 8 different sessions throughout the week.

    For more information and camp details, visit our event calendar.