Homeschoolers

We Love Homeschooling Families!

Ripley’s Aquarium offers special programs for all home schooled students.

What to expect during your visit:

  • Students will find themselves immersed in a watery world of sharks, rays, colorful tropical fish and incredible hands-on learning experiences.
  • All classes include a lesson and hands-on activity.  Some classes may include a craft and field trip.
  • We strive to ensure that the experiences provided will be an extension of what is learned in the classroom, and to provide students with a  deeper understanding of why it is important to protect and conserve our ocean’s environment.

 

NEW CLASSES FOR 2014 -

October 23rdTotally Turtles – What do a Hawksbill, Leatherback, Box, Red-Eared and Spiny Softshell have in common?  They are all turtles!  Turtles are so cool and lovable but they are in trouble.  Students will learn how to tell the difference between a land turtle and an aquatic turtle and what they can do to protect them. C

Cost: $12.00 per person

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

 

November 20thLife in the Salt Marsh – Salt Marshes are those areas between land and water along the intertidal shore where the salt content ranges from ocean strength to near fresh water.  These valuable habitats are vital in the protection of our oceans and marine life.  After a brief classroom lesson, we will visit a salt marsh to experience it hands-on.  We will collect and observe some of its inhabitants.  Please be prepared to get dirty.

Cost: $16.00 per person

Time: 10:00am-1:00pm

Space is limited.  Pre-Registration is reguired

 

January 22ndSharkology – Students will learn fascinating facts about some of the most misunderstood group of fish that live in the oceans, the Sharks and Rays.  This program will take you from touching a live shark to seeing what is inside a shark during a shark dissection.  As you become a Sharkologist, you will have a better understanding of why sharks play an important part in our oceans ecosystems and whey we need to protect them.

Cost: $12.00 per person

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

 

February 26thWacky & WeirdA trip to the Believe It or Not! Odditorium  Join us on a field trip to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium to see some truly mysterious and fascinating animals, people and objects from around the world.  Upon arriving back at the aquarium, you will be introduced to the “Odd is in” program!  This program teaches young people that is ok to be different and to be yourself along with in an anti-bullying message.

Cost: $12.00 per person

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Meet at the Believe It or Not! Odditorium

 

March 26thSecret Life of Seashells – Join our educator as you dive into the interesting world of these magnificent animals .  The shell-builders of the phylum Mollusca are some of the most ancient and successful animals on the planet.  This “hands-on” program will use live animals to help understand what their role is in the marine environment.  This program includes a field trip to the beach!

Cost: $16.00 per person

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Space is Limited.  Pre-registration is required. 

 

April 23rdEarth Day CelebrationLet the Recycling Begin!!  Let’s get together and do some recycling using old stuff to create something new and fascinating.  Students will learn why it is important to recycle and how it could protect your future!  We will take a field trip to a local beach to do a beach sweep to find our own things to recycle.

Cost: $12.00 per person

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

 

 

 For reservations and questions please call (843) 916-0888

 

 


Additional Information & Reservations

Contact 1-800-734-8888, ext. 3226 to make a reservation