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Discover Marine Life This Summer!

Explore the local seashore! Back by popular demand – “Discover Marine Life,” the National Marine Life Center’s summer day program. Dive into the world of marine animal biology and conservation as you spend a week getting to know your favorite seafaring species. Discover how wildlife rehabilitation experts tend turtles, study seals, and doctor dolphins! Learn about sharks, fish, and invertebrates. Explore a tidal habitat and collect critters to study throughout the week. Participate in a variety of other exciting indoor and outdoor activities.

Register and Discover Marine Animals!Session 1 is scheduled for Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22; Session 2 for Monday, July 25 through Friday, July 29, and Session 3 for Monday, August 1 through ?Friday, August 5. The program runs from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm daily. Sessions 1, 2, and 3 are the same program. The program is recommended for ages 9-13 years (grades 3-7). The cost for the five-day program is $149/members or $199/non-members. Families must be members at the $50 Gray Seal level or higher to qualify for the member rate.

Learn what seals and turtles eat!The program takes place at the National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, in Buzzards Bay. Please be aware that there will be limited exposure to live seals, and turtles, depending on the number and condition of our animal patients. Students may spend part of each day outdoors and should come prepared with appropriate clothing including layers, a change of clothes, water shoes, and sunscreen. Students must bring their own lunch. Snacks and water are provided.

There is a minimum 5 children required to run the program.

To register…

1. Complete the Summer Day Program Registration & Authorization Form and submit in person, by e-mail, by regular mail, or by fax.

Click here for a PDF Registration & Authorization Form to print and mail, fax, or drop off.
Click here for an online Registration & Authorization Form to submit electronically.

2. Pay on-line, in person, or by phone.

In person: National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA
By phone: (508) 743-9888 x303, ask for Casey
By fax: (508) 759-5477
Online: Select options below.

Become a Member!

Pay On-Line – SESSION 1 (7/18-22/16), Member = $149

Pay On-Line – SESSION 1 (7/18-22/16), Non-Member = $199

Become a Member!

Pay On-Line – SESSION 2 (7/25-29/16), Member = $149

Pay On-Line – SESSION 2 (7/25-29/16), Non-Member = $199

Become a Member!

Pay On-Line – SESSION 3 (8/1-5/16), Member = $149

Pay On-Line – SESSION 3 (8/1-5/16), Non-Member = $199

We are looking forward to summer fun diving into the world of marine animals!

One Comment

  1. I am interested in signing up my children. They are 10 and 13. Before I fill out the form I want to make sure there is still availability. Please let me know.

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