The Heart of What We Do

Our team of award-winning educators combine the joy of learning with the wonders of nature through STEM-based programming and interactive activities. Their love and knowledge of water, wildlife and wild places inspire people to become protectors of our planet and spark the conservationists of tomorrow, lighting the way for kids and adults alike to be lifelong advocates for wildlife. Education is truly the heart of what we do.

Virtual Sea Turtle Visit

Virtual Programs

Our Virtual Programs bring the Aquarium to you through Virtual Field Trips, live Virtual Visits and Turtle Talks.

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Teen Programs

The South Carolina Aquarium offers programs to help teens connect with water, wildlife and wild places, including our High School Intern Program, Teen Conservation Crew and Job Shadow program.

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Dominion Energy School Programs

The Aquarium proudly offers free programming to schools through donation-funded Dominion Energy School Programs. Students visiting the Aquarium as part of Dominion Energy School Programs participate in classroom activities that reinforce South Carolina state science standards.

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Education Outreach

Let the Aquarium come to you! Our Education Outreach team travels all over the state hoping to inspire people of all ages to care for water, wildlife, and wild places.

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Science at Sunset

Join our dedicated and enthusiastic staff on an adventure through the Aquarium at night! You group will explore the Aquarium’s exhibits and galleries, learn about our natural world, come face to face with live animals and create amazing memories.

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Splash Program

The Splash Program is a fun opportunity for 13-15-year-old students to volunteer with a parent or guardian as exhibit guides and share the Aquarium’s mission.

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Lifelong Learning

Broaden your mind and expand your horizons with South Carolina Aquarium Lifelong Learning. These thought-provoking events are designed to share knowledge, shift perspectives and start conversations among adults wanting to learn in unique social settings. Events will include light bites, beer and wine.

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Education Resources

We provide resources for our fellow educators and teachers, from our Online Curriculum to professional development opportunities.

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