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 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.