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WE LOVE HOMESCHOOLING FAMILIES!

Ripley’s Aquarium offers special programs for all home schooled students. We offer a walkup discount at $10.99+tax/person for teaching parents, homeschool children and immediate siblings in the same household. You must provide either a letter of intent, attendance record, or homeschool ID card at our admission windows in order to receive this discount.

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Please fill out the form below and we will contact you with more information! All programs are based on availability and completion of the form is NOT a reservation. If you would like to make a reservation, please call 1-888-240-1358.

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NEW PROGRAM TIMES:

Grades K-3: 12:30 pm

Grades 4-8: 1:30 pm

LAB TIME: 2:30pm

Cost for lab: $12.00 plus tax per child
Must be 9 years of age or older to participate in labs
*Minimum of 4 kids required to hold the lab

COST:

GRADES K-8: $11.00 plus tax
AGES 2-5: $5.99 plus tax
UNDER 2: FREE
ADULTS: $7.00 plus tax

RESERVATIONS:

Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance of the program date.
Home school families with annual passes may attend programs for $4.00 plus tax
($4.39) per child (grades K-8).
Home school families with annual passes may attend Labs for $8.00 plus tax per child.

*Full payment is due upon booking. There are no refunds for any programs unless we must cancel the program. If you need to cancel your reservation and you do somore than 24 hours in advance of the program date, we will hold your payment as credit for a future program as long as it is within that school year. If you cancel within 24 hours of the program date or you do not show up for the program, you will not be refunded and payment will not be transferred to another date.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

CLICK ON PROGRAM TITLES BELOW FOR DESCRIPTIONS.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

RIVERS AND STREAMS


During this first program, we will be introducing the students to our Aquatic Habitats class which we will be discussing a different habitat each month. This month we will be focusing on Rivers and streams and their important roles in the environment.
*River Exploration lab component


OCTOBER 18, 2017

LAKES AND PONDS


Unlike rivers and streams from last month, we will be focusing on the more stationary bodies of water of lakes and ponds this month. We will discuss what makes them different, what their major role in the environment is and how we can help protect them.


NOVEMBER 15, 2017

WETLANDS AND ESTUARIES


Estuaries and wetlands provide vital protection for our coastlines find out more during this month’s class.


DECEMBER 20, 2018

MUD FLATS


This month we will be discussing whatmud flats are, how are they formed and how development overtime changes them.

JANUARY 18, 2018

SWAMPS


Have you ever heard of cypress knees and wondered where you will most likely see alligators? We will learn more about these habitats and what creatures make this their home.

FEBRUARY 15, 2018

MARSHES VS. SALT MARSHES


What is the difference between an inland marsh and a salt marsh.

MARCH 15, 2018

MANGROVES


How these important environments create a nursery for young animals.


APRIL 19, 2018

SHALLOW AND OPEN OCEANS


We will discover the interesting and diverse habitats of the shallow and deep oceans traveling virtually from the beaches to the deepest depths of the ocean floor.

*Shark dissection lab component


MAY 17, 2018

LAGOONS


This month is all about lagoons, where they are found, what types of lagoons exist and what plants/ animals live in this habitat.

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST MORE INFO

 

Please fill out the form below and we will contact you with more information! All programs are based on availability and completion of the form is NOT a reservation. If you would like to make a reservation, please call 1-888-240-1358.

:
You will receive an email notification to confirm your consent.