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, 2015–February 29, 2016.

Available Orientation Dates and Times

Saturday Orientations Time
June 13, 2015 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 pm
September 12, 2015 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
September 26, 2015 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
October 17, 2015 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
November 21, 2015 11:30 am & 1:30pm
December 12, 2015 11:30 am & 1:30pm
January 16, 2016 11:30 am & 1:30pm
February 13, 2016 11:30 am & 1:30pm
Tuesday Orientations Time
June 9, 2015 4:00pm
September 8, 2015 4:00pm
September 22, 2015 4:00pm
October 6, 2015 4:00pm
October 20, 2015 4:00pm
November 10, 2015 4:00pm
November 24, 2015 4:00pm
December 15, 2015 4:00pm
January 12, 2016 4:00pm
January 26, 2016 4:00pm

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

  • 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.