Teacher Orientation

Brain Coral

Prepare for
Underwater
Adventure

Make the most of your field trip experience at the National Aquarium, Baltimore, by attending a free teacher orientation prior to your field trip.

The 60-minute teacher orientation includes:

  • Information about the Aquarium's animal collection
  • An insider's look at new exhibits
  • Chaperone tips
  • A review of the reservation
  • Ideas for pre- and post-visit activities
  • Free curriculum materials.

The orientation is required if you are:

  • Accompanying a school from Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, or Prince George’s counties, or Baltimore City
  • Receiving free or reduced admission and visiting between September 1, 2014–February 27, 2015.

Available Orientation Dates and Times

Saturday Orientations Time
Jun.  21, 2014 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
Sept. 6, 2014 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
Sept. 20, 2014  10:30 am & 12:30 pm
Oct. 25, 2014 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
Nov. 15, 2014 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
Dec. 13, 2014 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
Jan. 17, 2015 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
Feb. 14, 2015 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
Tuesday Orientations Time
Jun. 10, 2014 4:00 pm
Sept. 9, 2014 4:00 pm
Sept. 23, 2014 4:00 pm
Oct. 7, 2014 4:00 pm
Oct. 21, 2014 4:00 pm
Nov. 11, 2014 4:00 pm
Nov. 25, 2014 4:00 pm
Dec. 16, 2014 4:00 pm
Jan. 6, 2015 4:00 pm
Jan. 27, 2015 4:00 pm

Bring a Teacher Orientation to Your School

Special sessions for groups of 20 or more teachers may be arranged. Call 410-576-3833 for more information.

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How to Reserve

Reservations for the 2014–2015 school year will be accepted beginning June 11, 2014, at 9 am

  • By phone: Call 410-576-3833, Monday–Friday, 9 am–4:30 pm
  • By fax: Download this form and fax to 410-986-2334
  • By email: reserve@aqua.org

Teacher Workshops

National Aquarium - Oscar

Learn About Teacher Workshops

The Aquarium provides many learning opportunities for teachers.