MIAMI SEAQUARIUM CONTINUES MISSION TO EDUCATE STUDENTS THROUGH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN 2013
MIAMI – (March 5, 2013) - 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 continues 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, Trainer for a Day, “Mommy and Me,” a program for mothers and young children and Boy Scout and Girl Scout Camp Out.
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.
March 22, 2013: Whale Tales
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.
March 13, 2013: Go Green
April 10, 2013: Life in the Deep
Mommy and Me
Mothers and their children between the ages of two and five may enjoy “Mommy and Me.” During the program, mother and child will learn about different animals, from stingrays to manatees. The program will offer mothers and children the opportunity to interrelate and bond with these unique animals.
March 6, 2013: Magnificent Manatees
April 3, 2013: Shocking Sharks
Boy Scout and Girl Scout Campout
Join packs and troops from all over South Florida and explore Miami Seaquarium after dark. Camp under the stars and watch the night sky light up while participating in an exciting oceanic journey throughout the day. The two day event offers science presentations, marine mammal shows, dinner, breakfast, snacks and opportunity to interact at least one of our manatees, sea turtles, dolphins, or sea lions. All participants will need to provide their own tent and camping equipment.
March 9, 2013: Boy Scout Campout
April 6, 2013: Girl Scout Campout
Springtime brings excitement to Miami Seaquarium®. Each day of camp consists of one animal show, at least one animal interaction, arts and crafts, interactive games and so much more! Also included with camp is a t-shirt, souvenir photo, lunch and snack. Spring camp dates are: March 25-29, 2013
Miami Seaquarium, South Florida's most popular tourist attraction, is a family-oriented marine-life park open to the public 365 days a year. The park provides visitors with a greater understanding and appreciation for marine life through shows, presentations and exhibits. More information on Miami Seaquarium visit www.miamiseaquarium.comor www.facebook.com/miamiseaquarium. For more information regarding schedules or to register for either program,please call (305) 361-5705 ext. 207.
Miami Seaquarium is an accredited member of the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums, an international organization committed to the care and conservation of marine mammals. Accreditation by the Alliance means this facility meets or exceeds all the standards of excellence for marine mammal care, husbandry, conservation and education.