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Teacher Orientation

Make the most of your field trip experience at the National Aquarium in 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 exhibits.
  • Chaperone tips.
  • A review of the reservation.
  • Ideas for activities before and after your visit.
  • 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.
  • Visiting between September 1, 2017 and February 28, 2018 and receiving free or reduced admission.

Available Orientation Dates and Times

Saturday Orientations Time
September 16, 2017 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 pm
September 30, 2017 10:30 am and 12:30 pm
October 14, 2017 10:30 am and 12:30 pm
November 11, 2017 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
December 9, 2017 11:30 am and 1:30pm
January 20, 2018 11:30 am and 1:30pm
February 10, 2018 11:30 am and 1:30pm
Tuesday Orientations Time
September 19, 2017 4pm
October 3, 2017 4pm
October 17, 2017 4pm
November 14, 2017 4pm
November 28, 2017 4pm
December 12, 2017 4pm
January 9, 2018 4pm
January 30, 2018 4pm

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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