School Programs: June 2016!
Foster your student’s curiosity for the oceans! Bring your class to the Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium while meeting your curriculum criteria. Book one of our exciting programs:
Mini Voyagers of Change (Grades 1 & 2)
Junior Habitat Explorers (Grade 3)
Habitat Explorers (Grade 4)
Invertebrate Investigators (Grades 5 & 6)
Apprentice Aquarists (Grades 7 & 8)
NEW! Reproduction Rationale (Grade 9)
Click Here for the full 2016 Educational Activities Booklet.
See the full Educational Activities Booklet for our program adapted to groups with special needs.
Want programming for any other grades?
Please contact us. We can make arrangements based on your goals or curriculum outcomes.
General Program Details for Teachers
Length of Program
Grades 1-3 60 mins
Grades 4 – 12 1.5 hours
Dates and times
Monday to Friday weekly until October 9th.
Start times are flexible between 9:30am and 11:00am.
We have a 30 student maximum due to our staffing and facility size.
Classes can be arranged to take place back to back to accommodate for buses.
For example: Two classes of Grade 6 students with 30 students each, one group starting at 10:00 AM and another at 11:30AM.
The teacher/school is responsible for providing the following ratios:
Grades 1 to 5 | 10:1 student to chaperon ratio
Grades 6 and up | 15:1 student to chaperon ratio
You will have two staff guides with the students throughout the program.
*Adults required for ratios are free, additional adults (includes teachers and chaperones) are $6/each
*All prices include tax
Payment can be made following the program at the front desk .
If costs become a barrier, please let us know. We may be able to find funding or source a donor to help support your class.
Yes! Two single stall washrooms are located outside the Aquarium and accessible to students with limited mobility.
We are a wheelchair-friendly facility. Please let us know if you would like us to make any modifications to the programs based on special needs or requirements.
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Questions? Ready to book?
Please fill out the booking inquiry form on the right or contact us to discuss your booking and check availability today!