New! EcoGroms after-school program starts Wednesday 24th May 2023!

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New! EcoGroms after-school program starts Wednesday 24th May 2023!

CONSERVATION THROUGH EDUCATION

Is your child passionate about marine wildlife? EcoGroms is a hands-on learning experience for kids aged 8-16 run by members of our dedicated marine team. Participants will meet some of our unique marine animals up close and discover what threatens marine wildlife and how to protect them and their ocean environments.

This exciting 6-week after-school program starts Wednesday 24th May 2023 and runs from 4-5.30 pm every Wednesday until 28th June 2023. (Drop off your kids from 3.30pm).

Program outline:

Each afternoon session includes a 30-minute syllabus-based lesson on different marine species, 30-minute practical activity with each species and 30 minutes of creativity and fun.

  • Feeding and caring for sick and injured sea turtles
  • Splashes by our fish, rays, and sharks
  • Meeting Freshwater turtles up close
  • Providing enrichment for our Little Blue Penguins
  • Interacting with our Australian Sea Lions and their favourite toys
  • Watching our dolphins interact with their environment
  • Introduction to the cultural significance of marine life and the environment
  • Receive a Digital photo
  • Receive Personalised Participation Certificate
  • Includes Annual Pass to visit the park as often as desired through the year during opening hours

When: 4 pm to 5.30 pm Wednesdays during Term 2 (Drop off your kids from 3.30pm)

  • Wednesdays  24th May to 28th June 2023 (6 weeks)

What to bring:

  • Enclosed footwear
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Camera/phone – your child can take photos to record a personal memento of their experiences
  • Please note kids will come home happy but smelling fishy!

Cost: $289 per child ($48 per week).

Limited places. Call 02 6659 1900 to book or for more information. Or email bookings@dmcvp.com.au

*Program subject to change to ensure optimum animal welfare. 

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