Outreach Programs

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Experience the Texas State Aquarium at your school or community event! We offer programs for all! Students can experience all the wonders of the ocean without leaving the classroom. Our Outreach programs offer engaging, hands-on, TEKS aligned programs. Learn about the ocean, touch animal biofacts, and feel a connection!

All programs are 45 minutes to an hour in length, and fees are based on program type. Please call Debbie, (361) 881-1201 or email outreach@txstateaq.org for a complete list of available programs, a free estimate, or to make your reservation. All reservations must be made three weeks in advance. If you are outside a 20 mile radius from the Texas State Aquarium, additional travel fees will apply.

Program Description Ages Pricing
Ocean in a Box  Take a trip to the ocean and never leave your classroom! Examine shark teeth, sea turtle shells, corals, and more!  All Ages 

Please call  (361) 881-1201 for pricing or email outreach@txstateaq.org 

Live Animal Outreach  Call today to book an educational animal encounter for your students!  All Ages  Please call  (361) 881-1201 for pricing or email outreach@txstateaq.org 
Wonders of the Sea 

Introduce youngsters to the wonders of the sea with an engaging story time, sea life sorting, crafts, and ocean biofacts. 

Grades Pre-K through Kindergarten 

Two instructor program: $135.00 per program; $50.00 each additional program 

The Saga of Sea-leste 

Help a hatchling sea turtle find its way to the sea. Students will meet a variety of sea creatures during this puppet show that teach Sea-leste the facts of life through their special adaptations. 

Grades K through 2 

Two instructor program: $135.00 per program; $50.00 each additional program 

The Great Jetty Mystery  Visit a jetty community and help the bumbling Shorelock Scales solve a mystery. During this skit, students will meet a wave, barnacle, stone crab, and sea urchin as they investigate the possibilities.  Grades 3 through 5 

Two instructor program: $135.00 per program; $50.00 each additional program