Homeschool Field Trip Programs

HOMESCHOOL FIELD TRIPS

Students and adults alike will discover the Indian River Lagoon by land and sea! Dolphins, manatees, birds, and other marine life may be encountered as the naturalist describes the lagoon and inhabitants aboard our 40 person pontoon. Participants will disembark onto a remote island in the lagoon to explore in depth. Each month will focus on a different topic, providing an engaging educational experience.

This program is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. once each month throughout the school year.

K-12th grade | $25 per person
Minimum number of participants required for program to occur.
Students must be accompanied by an adult. Students AND adults must pay and register as participants.

See our Spring 2023 Schedule below and…

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January 10 • Migration Mania
When temperatures plunge so do birds . . . down to warmer weather! Why do animals migrate and what are the best ways to help them thrive during their migrations?

February 7 • Creature Connection
As we cruise through the Indian River Lagoon, we will drag a trawl net to see what is swimming behind us and discuss the critters that inhabit the most biodiverse estuary in North America.

March 14 • Where’d My Claw Go?
Arthropods of the Indian River Lagoon range in size, color, shape, and habitat. Let’s meet some of these creative critters!

April 11 • Oh to Be a Bivalve
Clams, oysters, mussels, oh my! These critters do more for their ecosystems than just making pretty shells.

May 9 • Creature Connection
As we cruise through the Indian River Lagoon, we will drag a trawl net to see what is swimming behind us and discuss the critters that inhabit the most biodiverse estuary in North America.

If you would like to schedule private field trip for your homeschool group, please book one of our Adventure Field Trips.
For questions or additional info, please contact Carley Metcalf at 386.428.4828 or [email protected]

Our Mission:

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