Homeschool Workshop Series

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Step into the shoes of a Marine Biologist through Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s homeschool workshop series exclusively for homeschool students! Students will be immersed in marine science through hands-on lessons in the field (site locations vary depending on the workshop). Lesson topics feature coastal ecology, veterinary science, ocean conservation, and sea turtle biology.

Includes: 1.5 hour field lesson and activities led by staff biologist.
Ages: 6-9 and 10-13.
Cost: $10/student

Fall 2021 Schedule

Please click your desired date to register.

SEA TURTLES 101
Location: Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Tuesday, September 7 (Ages 6 – 9)
Tuesday, September 21 (Ages 10 – 13)

KAYAK ADVENTUTRE
Location: Burt Reynolds Park
Wednesday, October 6 (Ages 6 - 9)
Wednesday, October 20 (Ages 10 - 13)

RESPONSIBLE ANGLERS
Location: Juno Beach Pier
Thursday, November 11 (Ages 6 – 9)
Thursday, November 18 (Ages 10 – 13)

JUNIOR BIOLOGISTS
Location: Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Monday, December 6 (Ages 6 – 9)
Monday, December 13 (Ages 10 – 13)

For questions, please contact the Guest Services Department at (561) 627-8280 ext. 119 or at reservations@marinelife.org.

Workshop Descriptions

Sea Turtles 101
Students will become Junior Veterinarians for the day where they will learn all about the sea turtles of South Florida, including sea turtle biology, ecology & rehabilitation. Program includes a lesson in our Outdoor Sea Turtle Hospital at LMC to learn about our current patients receiving care.

Kayak Adventure
Explore the mangrove ecosystem by kayak! Students will be led on a naturalist excursion of the mangrove ecosystem by kayaking through the habitat to learn about the importance of the mangrove ecosystem and what animals depend on this habitat for survival. Tandem kayaks for student use provided by LMC.

Responsible Anglers
Students will learn how to be responsible anglers for our oceans through a conservation lesson about best angling practices and fishing basics. Students will get to practice being responsible anglers by using their knowledge while casting their own lines at the Juno Beach Pier. Fishing rods and gear for students provided by LMC.

Junior Biologists
Grab your lab coats and become a Junior Sea Turtle Biologists for the day! Student will learn all about sea turtle nesting and how our research team studies sea turtle nesting on our local beach. Sea Turtle Research is a “dirty” job so prepare to get sandy as some activities will be conducted on the beach.

Private Homeschool Workshops

Loggerhead Marinelife Center now offers private workshops exclusively for homeschool groups! Book an in-person (15 student maximum) workshop for your homeschool group today!

These workshops are for students ages 6-13. Cost is $12/student for the 1.5 hour program, with a minimum of 10 students, or $120. One free chaperone per family is required (and must stay on campus for the duration of the program), but any additional chaperones will need to register as participants. At this time, Private Homeschool Workshops are limited to a maximum of 15 students.

Available lesson topics for private groups: Sea Turtles 101, Responsible Anglers, Junior Biologists

Private Homeschool Workshops can now sign up through the field trip calendar.

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