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Meet a Penguin Trainer -Live Webcast from Immersion Learning

Immersion Learning invites you and your upper elementary and middle school students to participate in a 30-minute live webcast with penguin trainer Tracy Camp on Tuesday, October 19, at 12:30 pm, 4:30 pm, or 6:30 pm Eastern. Camp is a penguin trainer at Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration. She trains and provides daily care for over 25 African penguins and recently returned from a  trip to South Africa where she assisted in penguin field research and rehabilitation efforts. During the webcast, students will hear about Camp’s work and career path and will have a chance to interact with her by voting in polls and asking questions. Visit the Immersion website at immersionlearning.org/webcasts for more information and to register for this free webcast.

Mystic Aquarium Penguin Run/Walk

Lace up your sneakers and get ready to run or walk for the good of our feathered friends. Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration will hold a 5K run and 2-mile walk at 9 AM  on Saturday, October 17 to benefit the Aquarium’s African penguins.
The event also includes a middle school cross-country team competition and new fundraising team competition. Prizes will be awarded to the top fundraisers and in eight age divisions for males and females. Click here to learn more.