Virtual Programs For Families

In response to the COVID-19 closures, we will be streaming some of our most popular educational programs each week!

Students, families and individuals are welcome to take part in these live-streaming virtual programs. All programs require advance reservations to receive the needed link.

Please note: All program times are in EST

Programs:

 

All About Sea Turtles | All Ages

All About Sea Turtles | All Ages

Cost: Suggested Donation

Join us to meet some of the Aquarium's most captivating residents, our sea turtles! Learn ways to identify different sea turtle species and get a behind-the-scenes look at how we care for and feed our sea turtles. Plus we'll discuss ways to keep oceans and beaches safe for turtles. 60 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.

Click Here to Register for monday, june 1 at 2 p.m. eST

All About Seals | All Ages

All About Seals | All Ages

Cost: Suggested Donation

Join us to meet the Maritime Aquarium seals and get a keeper's-eye view of a seal feeding and training session. Observe and discuss how seals are adapted for living in Long Island Sound,  plus get a peek at the plans and construction of our new seal pool - the most exciting new exhibit in the Aquarium's history! 60 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.

Click Here to Register For thursday, June 4 at 2 p.m. eST

Fish Tales | Toddler - Kindergarten

Fish Tales | Toddler - Kindergarten

Cost: Suggested Donation

During this interactive story time, an Aquarium educator will lead young children and their parents/caregivers through songs, rhymes, dances, book readings and maybe even a visit with an animal ambassador. 45 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.

Register for Monday, June 1 at 10 a.m. EST 
Register for friday, June 5 at 10 a.m. EST 

A House for Hermit Crab | PreK - Kindergarten

A House for Hermit Crab | PreK - Kindergarten

Cost: Suggested Donation

Hermit crab is outgrowing his shell and it’s time for a new home. Using Eric Carle’s classic story as motivation, we consider how living things use their environment to help them survive. 60 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.

Register for tuesday, june 2 at 2 p.m. EST 

Meet the Captain | Grades 6-12

Meet the Captain | Grades 6-12

Cost: Suggested Donation

Ever wonder what it is like to be captain of the Aquarium’s hybrid-electric research vessel? During this program, students will meet one of our captains and learn about their work and the personal and academic journey that led them to it. 60 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.

Click Here to Register for wednesday, june 3 at 2 p.m. eST

Life Between The Tides | Grades 3-5

Life Between The Tides | Grades 3-5

Cost: Suggested Donation

Visit a virtual intertidal zone to learn and observe the unique adaptations Long Island Sound species have developed to overcome living in this challenging area. Students will learn how tides occur, and determine the intertidal habitat animals are best adapted for surviving in based on physical and behavioral adaptations. 45 minutes. Please only register once for your entire family.

Register for friday, june 5 at 2 p.m. eST

Our Mission

Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.


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Phone: (203) 852-0700

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Norwalk, CT 06854

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