Homeschool Explorers Club

Dive into fun and learning with our four-part series especially for homeschooling families!
Homeschool Explorers Club sessions deliver thematic activities designed for homeschooling families and their children in grades K-12. Each session includes age-appropriate classroom lessons, learning stations throughout the Aquarium, animal enrichments and a scavenger hunt.

Pricing Per Session
 General AdmissionAquarium Members
Grades K - 8 $14.95$9.00
Grades 9 - 12$19.95$12.50
Chaperones$19.95Free
New for 2016-17: register for all four sessions at once!

Enjoy discounted pricing, ensure your students have a spot in all four sessions, and receive a custom Aquarium backpack and button when you register in advance for all four sessions at once. To purchase series tickets, call (843) 577-FISH (3474).

 Full Series
(total price)
Price Per Session
Grades K - 8 $36.00$9.00
Grades 9 - 12$50.00$12.50
Chaperones$60.00$15.00

2016-17 Sessions

Bird Brains

September 21, 2016
9 am – 1 pm
Activities begin at 10 am
Birds of a feather flock together to learn about fabulous fowl! Find out about the species of birds that call the Aquarium home, including an American kestrel, a bald eagle, a brown pelican and a great blue heron, and the unique adaptations that make birds special. Learn about birds in your own backyard and explore the STEM connection between nature and humans by learning about biomimicry. To purchase tickets, call (843) 577-FISH (3474).

Water Wonders

November 16, 2016
9 am – 1 pm
Activities begin at 10 am
It covers 71 percent of Earth’s surface; it can be a solid, a liquid or a gas; and it’s essential to life. How much do you really know about water? Discover why plants and animals need water to survive, and study how water moves from the mountains to the sea in a watershed. Take home some new ideas about how you can protect and conserve water to help the planet. To purchase tickets, call (843) 577-FISH (3474).

Herp Heroes: Reptiles and Amphibians

January 18, 2017
9 am – 1 pm
Activities begin at 10 am
Practice your herpetology skills by learning about these cold-blooded creatures. Discover what an indicator species is and which reptiles and amphibians are considered indicator species. Find out more about FrogWatch USA, a citizen science program to learn about wetlands by reporting on the calls of frogs and toads. Hear about how the pet trade affects these creeping, crawling critters and how you can make responsible decisions about pet ownership. To purchase tickets, call (843) 577-FISH (3474).

JAW-some Sharks

March 15, 2017
9 am – 1 pm
Activities begin at 10 am
Do you think sharks pose a greater risk to humans, or we pose a greater risk to sharks? Get ready for a fin-tastic day all about the ocean’s apex predator. Separate fact from fiction when it comes to these misunderstood animals. Explore updates from OCEARCH’s Global Shark Tracker to see the range and location of sharks that visit our area. Plus, learn what you can do to protect sharks in the wild. To purchase tickets, call (843) 577-FISH (3474).

ANIMALS

Discover our most popular species and how you can protect them. Learn more.

CALENDAR & EVENTS

Don't miss the latest events, special offers and news. Learn more.

SOUTH CAROLINA TEACHERS

Our state’s teachers enjoy free admission and a discount on membership.  Call (843) 579-8518 to learn more.

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