Virginia Beach: Animals & Nature

Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum

Description: Seasonal. Art & artifacts documenting the migratory birds that pass through this area of Eastern Virginia.
Phone: (757) 437-8432

Discover Virginia

Description: Kayak Rentals, Kayak Tours and Outdoor Adventure Summer Camps for kids ages 6-10.
Phone: (757) 721-9668

False Cape State Park

Description: Wildlife, Hiking, Biking, Boating, Educational Programs.
Phone: (757) 426-7128

First Landing State Park

Description: Swimming, trails, wildlife, children's programming
Phone: (757) 412-2300

Hunt Club Farm

Description: Petting Farm with many children's activities. Birthday parties. Special Events.

Summer Farm Camps available in June, July & August. Half Day and Full Day Summer Camps.
Phone: (757) 427-9520

Nature Matters/Virginia Junior Master Naturalists

Description: Nature club for children and teens with a focus on 1. Having FUN outdoors!
2. Learning about the natural world
3. Getting environmentally INVOLVED. Open to all children/teens in Hampton Roads, meetings take place in Virginia Beach

Taylor Farm

Description: Petting farm
Phone: (757) 427-6461

The Bunny Hutch

Description: A zoo that isn't a zoo! The Bunny Hutch combines elements of a zoo, animal adoption, nutrition, pet sitting, animal rehabilitation, grooming, birthday parties, pet walkers, conditioning, community outreach, classes, habitat enrichment, conservation and fun. Summer Camps and Birthday Parties available.
Phone: (866) 488-4248

Tinkergarten

Description: Tinkergarten® provides the best early childhood education in the healthiest classroom of all—the outdoors. We match families with leaders in their local community who offer activity-based kids classes that help them develop the skills that matter most—all while having fun! Ages 18 months and up.

VB Sea Camp

Description: Presented by the Oyster Reef Keepers of Virginia. We use our child-sized kayaks, stand up paddleboards, surfboards, nets and explore our local estuarine habitats on every
Sea Camp. All camps are 9 AM – 4 PM. Proceeds support our award winning student oyster restoration program with
local schools.
Phone: (757) 323-4212

Virginia Aquarium

Description: Hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, and marshlands. 3D IMAX® Theater. Boat trips, tours, childrens programs. Birthday parties available.
Phone: (757) 385-3474

Virginia Beach 4H Programs and Camps

Description: 4-H is the youth development program of the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service conducted by Virginia Tech and Virginia State Universities. It is an informal, hands-on education approach focusing on building lifelong learning skills that develop youths' potential through community clubs, special-interest groups, camps and in-school programs. Projects cover subjects ranging from citizenship, foods and health, to animal sciences. These are "learn-by-doing" programs for youth ages 5-19.? Overnight Camp available.
Phone: (757) 385-4769

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

Description: Classes, sports and activities for all ages. Many free special events open to the community. Summer Camps and Birthday parties available.
Phone: (757) 385-0402

Virginia Beach Planetarium

Description: Planetarium with free shows for the public, reservations required.
Phone: (757) 648-4940

Virginia Beach SPCA

Description: Local SPCA chapter. Birthday party venue. Tours, Special Events, Volunteer Opportunities and Summer Camps offered.
Phone: (757) 427-0070