Mystic Aquarium is now handling the reservations for classes geared towards homeschoolers! We will be breaking up the school year into 2 sessions. Our offerings for the months of March to June are listed below. Each class is 60 minutes in length and tailored to specific grade range. All classes take place in Classroom A, located near the shark exhibit on the main floor of the aquarium, with the exception of the June class which will be held at Bluff Point State Park.
Please note: Programs fee does not include aquarium admission. Non-members will be required to pay regular admission rates in order to enter the aquarium. Special arrangements can be made for child drop-off and pick-up outside the aquarium for non-members participating in program.
Cost: Members, $32 per child. 25 child maximum and 6 child minimum per class.
Classes sold as a 4 part series for $32. Classes cannot be sold separately.
Grade 1 to 3: 10:00-11:00
Grades 4 to 6: 11:30-12:30
Grades 7 to 9: 1:00-2:00
Program Schedule: Mondays. March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11
March 12 – Penguins
April 9 – Ocean Exploration
May 14 – American Indians and the Sea
June 11 – Coastal Field Program (at Bluff Point State Park)
March 22 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Classes occur 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, 5/3 and 5/10
Designed especially for preschoolers, ages 3-5, children will learn over 100 signs as well as sing songs and read. Instructors will teach directly to children, while parents and caregivers act as “teacher’s aides” during the class, helping with songs and activities. This program will take place in our Sea School Classroom, a welcoming space specifically designed for our youngest learners.
Marine Mammal Seminar
Wednesday evenings starting 9/5 – 12/5
Enhance your knowledge of marine mammals. In this weekly seminar, visiting scientists will discuss the natural history, evolution, anatomy, physiology, husbandry, cognition, behavior and conservation of these magnificent creatures. Our expert speakers offer a wealth of knowledge you won’t find anywhere else! Must have at least a junior standing for Fall 2018 semester.
Cost: $375/college student, $175/ audit