Our Mission:  The WAVE Foundation, in partnership with the Newport Aquarium, strives to excite, engage and educate our community about the wonders of aquatic life and the importance of conservation.

Programs exist in three core focus areas: education, conservation and volunteerism. WAVE provides unique education curriculum and experiences for students of all ages; supports and provides leadership in local, national and global conservation efforts; and has a vibrant volunteer program with over 500 dedicated volunteers.

The WAVE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization located at:






Summer Camp

Get ready to jump into the deep end and make some waves with Camp WAVE! Each action packed week will include adventures, activities, river exploration, behind-the-scenes glimpses, and of course up-close animal encounters all geared around and exciting theme.

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Putt for Penguins
Celebrity Golf Outing

Join former Cincinnati Bengal, David Fulcher, and the WAVE Foundation for our 6th Annual Putt for Penguins Celebrity Golf Outing 

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State of Kentucky
Special License Plate

If you live in the state of Kentucky you can show your support for the WAVE Foundation by getting your very own Penguin License Plate.

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