September 15 - 19, 2014
You can enhance your child's knowledge of marine life and conservation while having a wonderful time in the process. Visit the Newport Aquarium for Homeschool Days when admission is only $11 per person and no minimum is required.
All Homeschool tickets must be purchased in advance. Homeschool tickets are not available at the front gate.
Exciting Additional Experiences for Home School Days:
Finstitute Classroom Experience
Each class is taught by a WAVE Foundation instructor and classroom tickets are just $4 per guest. Newport Aquarium Admission tickets required.
- Surrounded By Sharks (Grades K-12) - Class begins promptly at 9:15am
Learn all about Sharks in this 30 minute class! This class will take place in the Shark Ray Bay Theater of the Newport Aquarium before opening. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to class time.
- Scales and Tails (Grades K-12) - Class begins promptly at 10:15am
Learn about what makes a reptile a reptile and engage with live animal encounters in this 45 minute class!
- Rosie the Riveter
Get a duck’s-eye view of WWII as you experience one of the most innovative transport vehicles in military history. Rosie the Riveter introduces your students to the amphibious DUKW vehicle and the important role that American women played in the creation of this ingenious land-and-water truck with a classroom presentation, authentic WWII military artifacts and a historic video. Then climb aboard and learn first-hand how the Duck operates as you take a land and water tour passing many area landmarks and attractions. Rosie the Riveter Ride the Duck tickets are just $10 each on Home School Days (Must call 859-815-1471 to book discount).
Backstage Animal Experience
Get an inside look at the Aquarium facility and learn what it takes to maintain a one-million gallon environment. Only $5 per person! (Must call 859-815-1471 to book discount).
During the 20-minute encounter, you will talk with one of our our Animal Experience Specialists who handle these adorable birds. $25 per person (Must call 859-815-1471 to book discount).