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Events

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event. Please check back regularly, as we update this list frequently.

  • Tidepool Bingo!

    As the season comes to a close, there is still learning to do out in the intertidal! The second best aquarium around is the Discovery Passage Itself! To keep us all busy, we are providing tidepool bingo sheets to take with you to the beach......

  • Aug 18: Night Under the Sea Stars!

    The Discovery Passage Aquarium is hosting its LAST NIGHT EVENT of the season on August 18th, from 6:30PM to 8:00PM. You might think that Campbell River doesn’t have much of a ‘night life’. And that’s because it’s all in the depth of the Discovery Passage!......

  • Aug 31: End of Season Release Party

    To celebrate the end of our BEST SEASON YET, The DPA is inviting Campbell River to its annual release party! On August 31st at 12:00PM, we will be meeting at the Discovery Passage Aquarium to begin transferring animals from their aquariums to buckets and totes......

  • Summer Camps for Marine Explorers at the Aquarium

    The Discovery Passage Aquarium is excited to announce that we are offering week-long summer day camps for curious and creative youth in Campbell River. This new program will allow participants to explore marine creatures and ecosystems in a hands-on and fun filled camp environment. Participants......

  • May 15: Speaker Series – Ramona de Graaf talks about forage fish on our beaches!

    Join Ramona C. de Graaf to learn about fish forage species that spawn on the beach right under our feet and drive our local ocean ecosystem. Attendees will learn about the key forage fish species, drivers of our local ocean ecosystem, that spawn on beaches – right......

  • Mar 20 – Speaker Series: Dr. John Ford – The Status of Marine Mammals

    Public Science Speaker Series the Status of Marine Mammals: The good, the bad and the ugly   Dive into a chapter of the history of marine mammals in the region on March 20 at the Maritime Heritage Centre at 7 p.m. From their peaceful coexistence......

  • We’re Hiring Summer Staff at the Aquarium

    If you are passionate about marine life and would love to work at the Aquarium this summer, please review our current job postings. We are currently hiring Aquarium Interpreters and Explorer Lab Educators. Both positions are perfect for students who are planning to return to......

  • Feb 8 – Speaker Series: Eiko Jones Presents Watershed Awareness

    Take a photographic journey into the local watershed at the Discovery Passage Aquarium’s Public Science Speaker Series Award winning photographer Eiko Jones will be the first to speak this year in the Discovery Passage Aquarium’s Public Science Speaker Series. On Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.......

  • Nov 9 – Annual General Meeting

    All Discovery Passage Aquarium Society members are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 9 at 7pm at the Explorer Lab. The short meeting will include an update of the previous year’s activities, presentation of the financial report, and election of board......

  • Sep 23 – Speaker Series: The Return of Giants

    Are you a boater? Someone Interested in BC’s marine life? This presentation is for you. Join us on September 23 for an encore presentation on Humpback Whales by Marine Education and Research Society (MERS) researcher Jackie Hildering. The event is at the Marine Heritage Centre,......