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American Sign Language Tours Now Offered at Loggerhead Marinelife Center

ASL Tour at LMC

 

American Sign Language Tours Now Offered at Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Limited ASL tours will be available by request

 

This past Sunday marked the start of the International Week of the Deaf (IWDeaf), an initiative celebrated every year by the international deaf community on the last full week of September. Coinciding with this year’s IWDeaf, Loggerhead Marinelife Center is happy to announce that it is now offering American Sign Language tours in addition to our regularly scheduled daily tours for guests visiting the Center.

American Sign Language tours are available to anyone interested in an ASL guided experience of Loggerhead Marinelife Center. ASL tours are available by request and led by an ASL-fluent guide.

“Guests of our ASL Guided Tours can expect an introduction to LMC’s research, rehabilitation and conservation operations with a special focus and behind-the-scenes entry to our Outdoor Sea Turtle Hospital to meet our current sea turtle patients,” said Hannah Campbell, associate director of education at Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

Those interested in a tour should register in advance as availability is limited. ASL tours are offered by request seven days a week during the Center’s normal operating hours. ASL guided tours last about one hour and are $10 per person with a five-person or $50 minimum.

For more information about the various guided tours offered at Loggerhead Marinelife Center and to make a tour reservation, contact Sue Thompson at sthompson@marinelife.org, or call 561-627-8280, ext. 119.

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About Loggerhead Marinelife Center:

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a nonprofit sea turtle research, rehabilitation and educational institution that promotes conservation of ocean ecosystems with a focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. The Center features an on-site campus hospital, research laboratory, educational exhibits and aquariums, and also operates the Juno Beach Pier, which hosts world-class angling and sightseeing. Situated on one of the world’s most important sea turtle nesting beaches, Loggerhead Marinelife Center is open daily and hosts over 350,000 guests free-of-charge each year. The Center’s conservation team works with 76 local and international organizations across six continents to form partnerships and share conservation initiatives and best practices that are core to its mission of ocean conservation. The Center is expanding and has launched its Waves of Progress capital expansion campaign, designed to accelerate and amplify LMC’s conservation and education impact. When complete, the facility will offer one of the world’s most advanced and unique experiences for guests and scientific partners. For more information, visit marinelife.org or call (561) 627-8280.