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Group Visit and/or Education Program Request

Group Visit and/or Education Program Request

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Please complete the form below to request a group visit and/or an Education program with Mystic Aquarium.

We offer a variety of Education programs for Pre-K to grade 12. Classes can be conducted while visiting Mystic Aquarium, or we can bring our classes to you at your location! Classes can also be conducted virtually with our live distance learning options.

Whether at the Aquarium, at your location or virtual, each classroom program…

  • is immersive and FUN, including 15 minutes of a “Touch and Learn” session with live invertebrates!
  • is 45 minutes long.
  • can accommodate up to 25 students per program.
  • must be reserved at least three weeks prior to the program date.
  • • can be reserved Monday-Friday to start on the half-hour from 9:30 to 3:30. Weekend program times vary depending on location. Later times can also be requested. Earlier times can be requested for programs at the Aquarium only
  • must be paid at least two weeks in advance of the program. Payment cannot be accepted on the day of the program by instructors or at the gate.
  • cannot be refunded if a cancellation is made within two weeks of the program date.

Aquarium School/Youth Group Admission Only Rates

Please note that seasonal pricing applies.

September – May: $16/student (under 18) and June – August: $20/student (under 18)

1 free adult chaperone per 5 students in Pre-K-grade 12

1 free adult chaperone per 20 students of higher education

September – May: $20/adult and for additional chaperones and June – August: $25/adult and for additional chaperones

ALL GROUP TYPES MUST HAVE:
  • At least 10 paying guests. (Children under 2 do not apply.)
  • Group admission must be reserved at least two weeks in advance and purchased at least one week in advance in one payment transaction. (Please note that the reservations office is open Monday-Friday.)
  • All youth arrive and enter the gates with their adult chaperone on the date and within the hour that was purchased.

Classroom Programs at Mystic Aquarium

Monday – Friday Cost: $75.00 per program for up to 25 students plus school/youth group admissions.

Saturday – Sunday Cost: $150 per program for up to 25 students plus school/youth group admissions. Times offered 10:00am or 1:00pm.

Distance Learning Virtual Programs

Monday – Friday Cost: $200 per program or $1,000 for a package of six programs

Please inquire about weekend programming.

Traveling Outreach Programs Costs per Instructor:

Please note that seasonal pricing applies.

September – May

  • $325 for up to two classes
  • $425 for three classes
  • $525 for four classes

June - August

  • $375 for up to two classes
  • $475 for three classes
  • $575 for four classes

Additional Requirements:

  • Traveling programs are offered within 90 miles of Mystic, CT.
  • All programs must be reserved for the same day, at the same location to receive this rate.
  • A $50 fee will be assessed per hour if there is an hour or more break between programs.
  • A maximum of four consecutive classes can be taught by each Aquarium instructor per day.
  • It is ideal for all programs to take place in the same room (preferred) with an adult chaperone present at all times (required.)

Program Registration:

After reviewing the program topics, please complete the form below to request a reservation for Education programs whether at the Aquarium, at your location or through distance learning. If you need more information or a quote for multiple/package programs, please contact us at EducationInfo@MysticAquarium.org or 860.572.5955 x431.

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Please allow 3-5 business days for your request to be processed. You will receive an email confirmation for your order from educationinfo@mysticaquarium.org. We recommend you also check your SPAM if you have not received a response by the 5th business day. Thank you!

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