Give the Gift of Marine Education – How it Works

Loggerhead Marinelife Center offers opportunities for individuals and businesses to give the gift of marine education to today’s youth by experiencing our hands on, feet wet programming.

What programs are eligible for purchase?
Any program or guided experience at Loggerhead Marinelife Center can be purchased as a gift. Programs range from Fishing lessons to full day camps, astronomy programs to Guided walks on the beach to watch a sea turtle lay her eggs. If you need any help selecting a program or have any questions regarding a specific program, email us at

I’ve purchased the program online. What do I receive?
Once you have purchased a program online, you will receive An email confirming your purchase that you may keep as a Receipt for your records. Within 1-3 business days, you will receive a personalized electronic gift certificate to print-at-home. If you provided a gift email address on Your gift registration form, your recipient will receive their Personalized gift certificate directly in their inbox. Gift certificates can be redeemed electronically Via smartphone or printed certifcate at any time within 12 months of purchase.

What does the gift recipient receive?
A personalized electronic Gift Certificate will be sent to either yourself or the recipient within 1-3 business days of your online purchase. When you purchase your gift certificate, you will have the option of sending the certificate directly to  your recipient’s email address or to send it to yourself to print-at-home. We encourage all guests to go blue and we are happy to accept gift certificates from a smart phone upon arrival.

How long does it take to receive the education gift certificate?
Because we personalize your gift certificates, please allow 1-3 business days to receive your electronic certificate. If you need a certificate in a shorter amount of time, please include a note in your registration and we will do our best to fit your timeline. For less than 24 hours notice, please email to ensure we can accommodate your request prior to purchasing.

How do you redeem an education gift certificate?
We encourage all guests to go blue and we are happy to accept gift certificates from a smart phone upon arrival. Should you have to print your certificate, you can also bring in a physical print-out of the certificate which we will recycle at our center. Please note: most of our programs require advanced registration which will be indicated on the certificate. Please ensure you schedule any program that requires advanced registration prior to redeeming your certificate on campus.

Do I have to pre-register for the education experience I received?
In most cases, yes. If advanced registration is required for your program, it will be indicated directly on your gift certificate. Please reserve your spot in the program by calling the number on your gift certificate or by emailing Registration is based on availability and granted on a first come, first serve basis.

What if I want a gift certificate for the LMC gift store?
Gift certificates are available for purchase through our eStore here.