Outreach Program

  • Duration

    Single Day

  • Grades

    K - 8

  • Price

    $375 Per Session

  • Where

    Your School or Location


Sharks are not the fearsome eating machines portrayed in movies; they're unique and intelligent animals whose amazing survival adaptations have kept them atop the ocean food chain since prehistoric times. In this engaging presentation, we'll introduce your students to these fascinating "monsters" while dispelling some of the most common shark myths.

This program is designed as an outreach program for your school or location.

Live animals: No
Duration: 60 minutes
Minimum number of students: 12
Maximum number of students: 300

Outreach Programs in Your School or Location

The National Aquarium will begin accepting requests for education outreach programs for the 2024-25 school year in July 2024. These outreach programs are available November through April. Multiple programs on the same day in the same location may be available for an additional fee.

*Depending on your location, travel fees of $25 to $100 may be applicable.

Cancellation Policy

You must cancel your reservation at least 21 days prior to your scheduled program to receive a full refund. If you cancel your reservation less than 21 days in advance or fail to participate in your scheduled program, you forfeit all program fees.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice

The National Aquarium is dedicated to creating an environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible to people from all backgrounds. We cannot successfully change the way humanity cares for our ocean planet without connecting with and appreciating the broad diversity of identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that make our community unique.

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