Homeschool Classes


Naturalist Summer Series


Naturalist Photographer, June 23 & 24

Ages 7-15
June 23, 2015 10 AM - 1 PM at Lettuce Lake Park
June 24, 2015 10 AM - 12 PM at The Florida Aquarium
Members: $80, Non-members: $100

In this workshop, led by Shutterbug Academy Instructor Kim Hicks, students will learn basic photography skills and put them to use in the field photographing the beautiful wildlife at Lettuce Lake Park. On the second day, students will meet at The Florida Aquarium to get their pictures printed and work with Aquarium Instructors to identify species and pick a couple of shots to start a photographic portfolio.

Naturalist Fish ID, July 1 & 2

Ages 9-17 
July 1, 2015 10 AM - 11:30 AM at The Florida Aquarium
July 2, 2015 8 AM - 12:00 PM at The Florida Aquarium
Members: $80, Non-members: $100

In this workshop, students will learn how to observe and describe fish so that they are able to identify and understand the characteristics of various species. During the second session, students will don special gear and put their fish knowledge to the test while swimming in The Florida Aquarium's coral reef exhibit.

Naturalist Interpreter, August 11-13

Ages 9-17
August 11-13, 2015 10:00-11:30 AM every day
Members: $65, Non-members: $50

In this workshop, students wil learn the basics of being a naturalist interpreter. On day one, students will be introduced to the basics of public speaking and communication. On day two, students will learn how to research accurate information and organize it into a short presentation. On the final day, students will put it all together and present a short interpretation program of their own.



School Year Programs

Fascinated by marine science, biology, and/or ecology? Then dive right in to homeschool 2015-2016 at the Florida Aquarium! Here you will learn about our marine environment and all of its wonder! Each month will focus on a different theme all the while exploring the fascinating world of marine science! The link to the flyer below covers programming for ages 6 - 14. For 3-5 year old programs please refer to the AquaTots program page.

Registration will begin on August 1, 2015


Join us for Homeschool Day on October 2nd!


2015-2016 School Year Schedule

Have a homeschool group or co-op? Consider a Field Trip.



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