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Elves bring Holiday Magic to Aquarium

A camper shows off the ornament he created at the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher’s Holiday Elf Camp. Camps will be held Saturdays, Dec. 7, 14 and 21. 

Kure Beach, NC — The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher gives all of Santa’s helpers a holiday boost. Little elves are invited to the Aquarium’s Holiday Elf Camps Saturdays, Dec. 7, 14, and 21 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Campers, ages 5 to 12, make and wrap gifts for loved ones, make friends with other elves and create memories. Each day features a different animal theme.
Elf Camp gives Santa’s adult helpers free time to check their lists or take a little time for themselves. Children may register for one, two or three days of camp. The program fee of $50 per day includes Aquarium admission, lunch, snacks, crafts, holiday gift-wrap and instruction. Register early to get the date you want. Pre-registration is required. This year the Aquarium also offers limited transportation from the Monkey Junction area to and from camps. An additional fee and pre-registration is required for this service.
The Aquarium will be closed on Christmas Day and will reopen at 9 AM on December 26, 2013.
For more information and reservations for Holiday Elf Camps visit www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher or call (910) 458-7468.
The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher is located 15 miles south of Wilmington on US 421, in Kure Beach. The site is less than a mile from the Fort Fisher ferry terminal. Regular hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas). Normal admission: $8 adults ages 13-61; $7 seniors 62 and older; $6 ages 3-12. Free admission for: children 2 and younger; registered groups of N.C. school children, and NC Aquarium Society members. General information: http://www.ncaquariums.com/fort-fisher .