Open to Ontario Homeschool Families Only

FAMILY HOMESCHOOL DAYS

Exclusive to homeschool families – experience workshops, dive shows and tank talks while you connect with over 20,000 aquatic animals.

HOW TO REGISTER

Please sign up on the form below for the Homeschool Days.

Homeschool Families

Contact Information

Dates and Workshops

Workshops September 25th

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Workshops October 23rd

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Workshops November 6th

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Workshops November 20th

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Workshops December 4th

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Workshops December 18th

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Confirming Your Visit

Please note that reservations are based on a first come, first serve basis. Submitting this form does not guarantee a reservation. We will follow up soon to confirm dates based on availability.

If you haven’t heard from the Aquarium within one (1) week of sending in your workshop request, please contact our Education Department at 647-351-3474 ext. 2648 or email education@ripleysaquariumofcanada.com.

Payment

Full payment of the amount shown on your confirmation is due in advance via credit card over the phone.

No refunds for overpayment will be made. No additional coupons, passes or annual pass discounts apply. Date modifications are subject to availability.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that in the event of bad weather if your trip must be cancelled, we will try to reschedule your trip, subject to available dates. Full refund within 48 hours of visit, less than 48 hours’ notice, no refunds

SAMPLE ITINERARY A

10:00am – Arrival and Check In
10:30am – 11:30am: Workshop
11:30am: Lunch
12:00pm – 1:15pm: Self-guided Tour of the Aquarium and visit the Kelp Kart
1:15pm: Dive Show
*Itinerary subject to change without notice

SAMPLE ITINERARY B

10:00am – Arrival and Check In
10:00am – 11:15am: Self-guided Tour of the Aquarium and visit the Kelp Kart
11:15am: Dive Show
12:00pm: Lunch
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Workshop
*Itinerary subject to change without notice

DETAILS:

  • Minimum age of child to participate in classroom workshop is 4 years old
  • Price per student is $14.50 plus HST
  • 1:4 ratio for complimentary adults. Additional adults are $25.50 plus HST.
  • Changes to reservation and additional participants are subject to availability
  • Programming subject to change without notice
  • Lunch is not provided, please ensure you pack a litterless lunch or you can purchase from Ripley’s Café.
  • Payment will be required in advance via credit card over the phone.
  • Cancelation policy: full refund within 48 hours of visit, less than 48 hours’ notice, no refunds
  • No additional coupons, passes or annual pass discounts apply.
  • Please complete online booking form on the previous page. For school board, please note “homeschooling family”. Include any children 3 years and under attending with you in the Comments field. Strollers are not be permitted in the classroom during the workshops.
  • Where two children of different grade levels will attend, the children will be assigned to workshops in the same time slot and the adult will attend the workshop with the younger student.

DATES AND PROGRAMS

Wednesday, October 23rd

  • Creatures Undercover (5-8) or Plankton Challenge (age 7-14)

Wednesday, November 6th

  • Amazing Algae (age 6-9) or Deep Sea Divers (age 9-13)

Wednesday, November 20th

  • Lake Invaders (age 8+)

Wednesday December 4th

  • Watery Web (age 7-10)

Wednesday December 18th

  • Pollution Solution (age 9-14)