Youth Exhibit Guide Program
Science-Driven Summer Volunteer Opportunity
10 - 12
$40 materials fee (if accepted)
Main Aquarium Campus
The National Aquarium Youth Exhibit Guide Program gives local high school students the opportunity to spend a summer volunteering at the Aquarium, working with our staff in our exhibits, sharing in the Aquarium's unique mission and magic.
This program will provide students with a realistic look at careers in marine biology, valuable work experience and an opportunity to connect with other students who share similar interests.
Accepted students must:
Applications for summer 2022 Youth Exhibit Guide season open on December 1, 2021, and close January 24, 2022. Interviews will be conducted February 26-27, 2022, and March 3-6, 2022. Students will be notified of selection during the week of March 7, 2022.
Sign up for Youth Program Alerts to receive notifications on when next year's application opens.
If accepted into the program, participants will be asked to provide a $40 fee for course registration and materials. Need-based scholarships are available to our Baltimore City neighbors.
Disclaimer: The Youth Programs team is closely monitoring COVID-19 numbers and reserves the right to modify program details according to staff and participant safety.
Volunteering at the Aquarium provides a unique learning opportunity and valuable work experience with a wide range of benefits. As a guide in the galleries, you will enjoy: