Field Trip Programs
Discover Amazing at MDC this school year with hands-on & feet-wet Field Trip Programs that students will love.
Our Indian River Lagoon Experience offers students the opportunity to discover the IRL by land and sea! Dolphins, manatees, birds and other marine life may be encountered as the naturalist describes the lagoon and its inhabitants. Students will participate in a 1-3 hour experience that includes a boat tour with island exploration as well as two land/water based activities that focus on exploration and conservation. $24/participant
Our education team can work with you to adjust activities depending on group size, amount of time available, etc. To discuss options or to inquire about an experience for groups with over 80 participants, please contact [email protected].
Adventure Field Trips require a $300 deposit that is refundable for up to a week before the scheduled field trip date. Field trips will require full payment one week ahead of the scheduled field trip date.
Our On The Road Experience brings Marine Discovery Center to your classroom! Our educator will bring curriculum, activities, and/or live animals for an interactive lesson sure to engage your students in the environmental world around them. $6/participant + travel fee
On The Road Field Trips require an $80 deposit that is refundable to up to a week before the scheduled field trip date. Field trips will require full payment one week ahead of the scheduled field trip date.
For classes over 80 participants, please contact Carley Metcalf at [email protected] or 386.428.4828. We would love to work with you to schedule your class on multiple days or for a day-long field trip at Marine Discovery Center! Cost varies.
Financial assistance is available to Florida Public Schools.
Please email [email protected] to request a scholarship application.
"To protect and restore Florida's coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."