"We've taken a few educational boat trips over the years but yours was by far the best all-around experience. The highlight had to be the breadth of sea life we pulled up and investigated, interacted with and, of course, learn about."

– Rockland County, NY, camp director

Teachers & Groups

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Sand Tiger Shark Fun Fact

Look closely at the sand tiger sharks in the "Ocean Beyond the Sound" exhibit. Their snout and jaws are covered in tiny holes. These are receptors for the sharks' "sixth sense" – their ability to detect bioelectric fields emitted by other animals (including potential prey).

Who Can Apply ...?

Aquar.TeMPEST.trout1 copy 2All 9th- and 10th-grade students in the Norwalk and Stamford public schools who have an interest in science, technology, engineering or math are encouraged to apply!

TeMPEST is a competitive program with limited space. We ask students to submit a completed application along with a letter of recommendation from a teacher or mentor.


We are currently accepting applications for the 2017/2018 school year.


You can download the application here: pdf2017-18 TeMPEST Application


Completed applications can be submitted:


By mail:

Attn Bridget Cervero

10 N Water Street

Norwalk, CT 06854


By fax:



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