SLEEPOVERS

Sleepovers

Ever dream of sleeping under the peaks alongside sharks, stingrays and more?

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Scout Programs

A visit to the Tennessee Aquarium is a fascinating troop outing and fun way to earn one of several badges related to nature or wildlife.

Cub Scouts
Cub Scouts can explore the natural world while meeting achievements and electives along the way at the Tennessee Aquarium. We've already done some of the homework for you - so click below for ideas. To make a reservation, call 800-262-0695, ext. 3600 or 423-265-0698 to speak to a reservationist.


Girl Scouts

Road Work Ahead!

Splash is currently undergoing renovations. By March 2012, Splash will be a smooth, new scenic route to help you along your Girl Scout Journey. Check back here or call Julia Gregory at (423) 785-4054 or toll free at (800) 262-0695, ext. 4054, to see when we’ll be ready to book your Brownie or Junior adventure at the Aquarium.

Special equipment is at your disposal to help your troop take their visit to the max! Additional classroom activities complete the requirements for your badge or Try-It. The Splash! program (see below) offers badge work during a self-guided tour for Brownies and Juniors.


Brownie Splash                              Junior Splash
Animal Try-It                                     Wildlife Badge
Watching Wildlife Try-It                   Plants & Animals Badge

Upon arrival, a staff member will show you to the Discovery Classroom, orient you to the Aquarium and introduce you to the Splash program. You’ll have the tool that makes you, the leader, an instant expert and focuses your girls’ attention as you tour the Aquarium. Special equipment is at your disposal to help your group take their visit to the max! Additional classroom activities complete the requirements for your badge or Try-It. You'll have use of the classroom for three hours. Click here for more information about the Splash program.

  • $20 per scout
  • Commemorative patch included!
  • Add an IMAX film for only $6 more

    To register for a SPLASH program, call (800) 262-0695, ext. 3600 or 423-265-0698 to speak to a reservationist.


    BOX LUNCHES

    If you are looking for a rain-proof and entertaining way to serve lunch to your group, let us help. Box lunches are now available at IMAX with advance reservations and can be eaten in the theater during a movie. Group lunches are priced at $5.00, and include a turkey sandwich, fruit, cookie and a drink. Not only will this save valuable time, but groups will be engaged by one of our exciting IMAX films.

    Sleepover at the Aquarium

    Go where few have gone before! Join us as we embark on a whole new adventure -- sleeping in the deep at the Aquarium. You’ll get up-close with some of the coolest animals and go behind closed doors to see just what it’s like to be an aquarist.