Spring Break Activities At The Aquarium

March 04, 2008

Spring Break Programs

The Oregon Coast Aquarium will offer Home School Day March 17 and activities for all ages during spring break. This is a wonderful opportunity for families to enjoy themselves at the beach while learning about marine science and spending time together. Our educators are really special and deeply dedicated to inspiring kids to connect with nature.

March 23 - Sharks and Finned Friends Encounter - 1:30pm– 2:30pm

Ages 8 and up. How many eggs does a wolf eel lay? What is it like to feed our animals at the aquarium? Learn the answers to these questions and more as you go on a behind the scenes tour of the Aquarium and help aquarists feed the animals of Passages of the Deep. A photo of one of our finned friends is included! Register by calling 541-867-3474 Ext. 2313.

March 24 and 25 - Flock of Fledglings: Parent’s Day Out - 2:00 - 4:30pm

Ages 4 & 5. This class will answer many questions about how animals taste their food in a sea full of salt water. Register by calling 541-867-3474 Ext. 5301.

March 25 - Sea Otter Encounter - 12:30-1:30pm

Ages 8 and up. Learn about the sea otter’s many adaptations and the challenges these adaptations pose for their caretakers. Prepare sea otter treats and meet a mammalogist to learn about animal care and feeding as you watch sea otters up close. Register by calling 541-867-3474 Ext. 2313.

March 26 - Sea Squirts - 10:30 am– 12:00pm “Terrific Touch: Part II”

Ages 2 & 3 year olds and their parents. Part II will further explore sense of touch by finding out what different marine animals feel like. Register by calling 541-867-3474 Ext. 5301.

March 27 – 28 - Spring Break Family Adventure Camp

Ages 6 and up. Explore the tidepools, take a wildlife watching boat trip, go kayaking up an estuary, come up close and personal with aquarium residents, and sleep with the sharks. Dinner and breakfast are included. Register by calling 541-867-3474 Ext. 5301.

March 27 - Family Sleepover 6pm-9am

All ages. A family slumber party unlike any other. Fall asleep to the soothing sights and sounds of sharks swimming overhead. Register by calling 541-867-3474 Ext. 5301.

March 29 - Sea Lion Encounter - 10am– 11am

Ages 8 and up. Have you ever wondered what it is like to be kissed by a sea lion? Find out first hand what it is like to care for sea lions. Tour includes a sea lion kiss and photo. Register by calling 541-867-3474 Ext. 2313.

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