Miami Seaquarium Back-To-School Educational Programs 2012

Miami Seaquarium Back-To-School Educational Programs
September – December, 2012
Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
For more information regarding schedules or to register for either program, please call (305) 361-5705 ext. 207.

For more than 50 years, Miami Seaquarium has been a firm advocate of marine life education and conservation. Through its current interactive educational programs, Miami Seaquarium wants to continue its mission of educating students of all ages about the wonders of marine life. Miami Seaquarium hosts several educational programs, such as: Day Camps, Home School Days and “Mommy and Me,” a program for mothers and young children.

Day Camps
Offered as alternatives to Miami-Dade County Public Schools teacher work days, kids K-12 will explore various marine mammal species, what they need for their survival, their diet and what makes them unique. Additionally, students will enjoy exciting animal interactions, shows, art projects, games and marine biology fun. Dates include:
o September 17, 2012: Shark Attack
o September 26, 2012: Dolphins, Orcas and Sea Lions. Oh My!
o October 26, 2012: Secrets of the Dep Sea
o November 6, 2012: Majestic Manatees
o November 12, 2012: Colorful Coral Reefs

Home School
Home School students can participate in the educational programs offered at Miami Seaquarium. The program teaches students from pre-K to high school about marine plants, animals and many other aspects of marine life in an interactive, hands-on way. Dates include:
o September 12, 2012: Marine Habitats of South Florida
o October 10, 2012: Blue Planet
o November 14, 2012: Fish, Sharks, Rays
o December 12, 2012: Endangered Species

Mommy and Me
Mothers and their children between the ages of two to five may enjoy “Mommy and Me.” During the program, mother and child will learn about different animals, from sea turtles to reptiles. The program will offer mothers and children the opportunity to interrelate and bond with these unique animals. Dates include:
o September 5, 2012: Dynamic Dolphins
o October 3, 2012: Freaky Fish
o November 7, 2012: Sensational Seals and Sea Lions
o December 5, 2012: Rockin’ Reptiles

Boy Scout and Girl Scout Weekend
Join us at the Miami Seaquarium and help us celebrate the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts with a special weekend full of fun. In addition to the exhibits and shows, the scouts can visit booths that are going to be set up next to the Education Center from 10am-2pm to receive more information on the Education programs we have to offer. Special admission price for the below dates are $12 for scouts and accompanying guests receive 50 percent off regular park admission for up to four guests. Scouts can enter to win free admission to this year’s Boy Scout and Girl Scout Campout for up to 15 people. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts must come in their complete uniform in order to receive special discount offer. Dates include:
o October 6 & 7, 2012: Boy Scout Weekend
o October 20 & 21, 2012: Girl Scout Weekend