Education

Field Trip Programs

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K-12 Field Trip Programs

Discover Amazing at MDC this school year with hands-on & feet-wet Marine Education Field Trip Programs that students will love.

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Homeschool Field Trip Programs

Homeschool Field Trip Programs

Experience the Indian River Lagoon in a whole new way!

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Camps

School Year Camps

Activities for ages 5-12 during Volusia County holiday breaks. Whether we are kayaking, boating, or exploring our restored salt marsh, discovery awaits at every turn.

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Summer Camps

Summer camps that explore the Indian River Lagoon through a variety of hands-on, feet-wet activities.

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Community Programs

Sea Squirts

The Sea Squirts Program introduces marine life to children ages 3-5 years. Adults will accompany their children to the program. Activities may include examinations of species both skeletal and alive, arts and crafts, stories, audio visual presentations, and games.

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Saturdays on the Marsh

Learn how to bring fun & sustainable conservation practices into your own home! These workshops are suitable for all age groups and are geared toward families/households.

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Monday with Wild About Birds

Join us on a select Monday of each month to learn about the interesting world of raptors.

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Florida Master Naturalist Program

The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida’s natural world among Florida’s citizens and visitors.

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Our Mission:

"To protect and restore Florida's coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."