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Create a memorable experience with our unique educational programs! Whether you choose a self-guided tour or one of our standards-based programs on or off-site, we can help you enhance and enrich your science curriculum.


Field Trips to the Manatee Center!

Come Visit Us!  Let your students follow a turtle, touch a sea star, and watch for manatees! Educational program costs vary and a minimum of 12 students is required.  View a full list of our programs in our Education Program Brochure!


DSCF1077Outreach Programs to You!

Avoid permission slips and buses—we have programs that come to you! In the course of an hour, your students will have a science learning adventure that only the Manatee Center can make possible.  We will bring the activities, props, and lessons directly into your classroom!  Many lessons include live animals!  View a full description of our Outreach Programs or book your program  now!  



Home School & Large Groups

We can provide special activities for your home school group, church group, recreation center, club or scout group!  Paddle with us on the Indian River Lagoon, learn the art of photography, meet animals up close, and experience fun in nature! Learn more than just manatees!  All of our programs can be modified to meet your needs. 



  Teacher Resources

Looking for activities and information to support your environmental education?  You have come to the right place!  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for supporting materials!

Field trip dates are limited and reservations are required (see Terms & Conditions ). 

Contact Erin Lomax, Education Coordinator at

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