Jenkinson's Aquarium & Boardwalk

Your school or youth group can combine fun and learning at Jenkinson’s Aquarium & Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach at the New Jersey Shore. Jenkinson’s Boardwalk offers many group packages and rates for all its facilities, including miniature golf, funhouse, ropes course, and amusement park rides. Our Aquarium is a place for discovery. Sharks, seals, penguins, and tropical birds are all found in their own habitats. Knowledgeable staff members provide guided tours and hands-on learning experiences. 
Contact Info
Address: 300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742. Ocean County.
Tel: 732-892-3274. 
Fax: 732-892-3069. 
Hrs: Year round. Call for seasonal schedules. 
School groups of all ages have fun at Jenkinson's! Focus Programs (available September-February) at the aquarium aim to teach groups about ecosystems, endangered species, conservation, and more. Contact the Education Department to inquire about designing your own focus program. It is recommended that you visit the aquarium for tours with your school group from September-February as group visitation is heavy during the spring season. Learn more
Contact Info 
Contact: 732-899-1659. 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. 
Group Size: 20 minimum.
Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. 
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Varies.
Registration: Online, Phone, Email.
Food Options: Lunch options available September-June.
Cost: Varies.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Environmental Studies.
Topics Covered: Biology, marine life, animals, invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, conservation, ecosystems, habitats, geography, animal adaptations, endangered species.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Aquarium Lesson Plan

Did you know a sea cucumber can shoot its intestines at predators in order to avoid being eaten? That an electric eel can produce 500 watts of electricity to frighten away predators? Let students act like scientists to observe marine life while focusing on habitat, survival, and defense mechanisms.... Continue