Calling all scouts! Join our Aquarium Staff and dive into an adventure full of discovery, scientific inquiry, and hands-on fun. The Living Art Marine Center is the place to be for in-depth scout programs, workshops, laboratory classes, or outdoor adventures.
A wide variety of programs can be chosen for tiger, wolf, bear, and webelos ranks. Our scout program covers part or full requirements of rank electives, academic pins, belt loops, and the oceanography merit badge.
Please ask our Education Department staff for information on which program is the best choice for your scout group.

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Touching animals is an important part of learning. Marine Center Excursion
Scout program includes a 90 minute guided tour with one of our marine educators to see our aquarium exhibits, to learn about different kinds of fish, play, craft activities, touch animals, and talk to a professional in the field.
Ideal for tiger, wolf, and bear rank electives.
Cost: $5.50 per scout (minimum of 15 scouts).
Scout special: T-shirt printing for $5.50 per shirt.
When: any day of the week.
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Explore animals in their natural habitat. Reef Walk
Explore Hawai'i's shallow water marine life in this 2 hour outdoors adventure.
Scouts learn about different animals of the Hawaiian reefs, camouflage, animal classification, important safety tips on visiting the reef, and how to be a good reef visitor.
Cost: $8.50 per person (minimum of 15 scouts).
Scout special: transect study available upon request.
When: dates, times, and location varies.
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Touching Hermit Crabs is part of the fun. Reef Walk and Microbe Monsters Lab
This two day program includes a reef walk program as well as a laboratory class the next day to study microscopic organisms. Scouts will observe first hand how plankton is being collected using a plankton net and will identify microscopic organisms. Bring your water scope optional.
This program covers important requirements for the Oceanography Merit Badge as well as belt loops and pins.
Cost: $18.50 per scout (minimum of 15 scouts).
Scout special: plankton tow included.
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Learn about the Opae Ula and take home this unique pet shrimp animal. Opae Ula - Endangered and Endemic
Two hour program includes learning about Hawai'i's endemic and endangered anchialine pond shrimp and their ecosystem, making your own Opae Ula aquarium to take home*, touching animals, and a tour of our Aquarium Exhibits. What can you do to save this endangered animal?
Cost: $12.50 per scout (minimum of 15 scouts).
Scout special: guided tour with focus on endemic animals.
*scouts will take home the non-endangered variety of Opae Ula.
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Touching Hermit Crabs is part of the fun. Wacky Wild Wet Lab
Perform cool science experiments while learning about the properties of water, temperature, salinity density, and the water cycle. Scouts also use the scientific method and perform a science experiment with a testable hypothesis.
This lab class covers important requirements for the Cub Scout Academics Science program.
Cost: $12.50 per scout (minimum of 15 scouts).
Scout special: a visit to the Aquaponics Garden..
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Dissecttion is an important part of scientific inquiry. Squid Dissection - with Fish Feeding Tour
Dissection is an important part of science discovery that can help us better understand how life works. Scouts will dissect their own squid, learn about the internal and external anatomy of this animal and write their name on a card with squid ink! Scouts will also touch animals at the Discovery Zone.
Cost: $12.50 per scout (minimum of 15 guests).
Scout special: fish feeding tour included.
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Reservations are required for all programs. While last minute spots may be available, it is recommended to book at least 2 weeks in advance.
Smaller troops or dens may combine to meet the minimum required group size. Scouts may also attend our public family workshops and lab classes.
Click on the appropriate link below to make an online reservation request. All reservations requests will be confirmed by e-mail within 48 hours.

Program Cost* Reservations
Marine Center Excursion $5.50 Click to make a group reservation.
Reef Walk $8.50 Click to make a group reservation.
Reef Walk & Microbe Monsters $18.50 Click to make a group reservation.
Opae Ula - Endangered & Endemic $12.50 Click to make a group reservation.
Wacky Wild Wet Lab $12.50 Click to make a group reservation.
Squid Dissection $12.50 Click to make a group reservation.
*price per scout. Adult reef walk $8.50. Adult admission for all other programs $5.50.

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Our scouts had such a great time. Highly recommend this to anyone considering it!
Our scouts had such a great time. Highly recommend this to anyone considering it!
--Allison Perkins Marlow

Dissection is an important part of studying the internal and external anatomy of animals.
Dissection is an important part of studying the internal and external anatomy of animals.

Mahalo for such an amazing day!!!
Mahalo for such an amazing day!!!
We loved it!
--Kimberly Lambert Wilson

Print your own fish design on paper or t-shirt.
Print your own fish design on paper or t-shirt.

What's your favorite animal
What's your favorite animal
and how does it live?

Friendly and knowlegable educators will make your visit one to never forget.
Friendly and knowledgeable educators will make your visit one to never forget.