Experiences : Summer Programming

Visit us during the months of June – September and experience youth, family and adult programming.


Summer brings our favorite time of year – peak nesting season! We are excited for what is becoming a very busy year, and we have developed three programs to share that excitement with you: Turtle WalksBiologist Beach Walks and Hatchling Releases. Join us on one (or all!) of our summer beach programs to bring you and your family closer to the nesting action on our very own beaches.

Cost: Varies
Ages: Geared towards 8+
Time: Varies

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Dr. Logger is an educational ambassador for sea turtles. Through an interactive show, Dr. Logger and “Bob” the sea turtle educate the audience on the life of a sea turtle, by addressing various topics: threats, nesting, anatomy, lifestyle, etc. This show is for guests of all ages, it’s interactive with the audience and fast-paced. No pre-registration is required.

Cost: Free
Ages: All
Time: Sundays at 2pm

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Our Guided Tour program is designed to offer guests a more comprehensive experience on campus. During this 1 hour program, an education docent leads registered guests through the Exhibit Hall and Turtle Yard, touching on topics such as conservation efforts, LMC history, and the current conditions of our patients.

Cost: Varies
Ages: All
Time: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 2pm
Sundays at 12pm

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s summer camp programs are interactive, educational and stimulating. Each camp is geared towards children ages 6* through 17. Students participating in the Jr. Marine Biologist summer camp program will gain an understanding of various nature-related topics such as (but not limited to) ecology and marine biology, with an emphasis on conservation.

Cost: Starting at $175
Ages: 6*-17 years
*Must have completed Kindergarten prior to registration

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In partnership with Jupiter Dive Center, this Sea Turtle Awareness Distinctive Specialty course introduces SCUBA divers to basic sea turtle identification and conservation. Students will be given the knowledge and skills needed to identify sea turtles and record sightings as well as the decline in sea turtle populations, importance of sea turtles to marine biodiversity and what you can do aid in marine conservation.

Cost: $199
Ages: Limited to PADI Open Water or higher level certified divers

 

 



Serving the World’s Imperiled Marine life (SWIM). Our destination eco tour programs make travel look (do) good! Travel with LMC staff to global destinations and take an active role in global conservation efforts to help minimize the effects of human impacts on marine life. Guests will explore diverse ecosystems while learning about threatened and endangered marine life and their ecological importance in local communities and our world ocean. Destinations include Nicaragua and Maui, Hawai’i.

Cost: Varies
Ages: 18+

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Turtle Talk is an interactive way to engage visitors 8 years and older in a lecture style program and tour. The program will be 30 minutes and is designed to educate young adults and adults about sea turtle biology, ecology, and conservation.

The presentation will be 20 minutes followed by 5 minutes in the Rinker Breezeway to discuss the Rescue to Release wall and 5 minutes outside of the Hospital to discuss sea turtle rehabilitation. The program will be free to the public. The program will run every Sunday year round. The program will begin at 10:30am and conclude at 11:00am.

Cost: Free
Ages: Geared towards 8+
Contact: Sue Thompson at: sthompson@marinelife.org

 


For more information or to schedule a program, please contact:
Education Administrator: 561-627-8280, ext. 119
sthompson@marinelife.org