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Sanibel Sea School Day Program

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Address: 455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Phone Number: +1 239-472-8585
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Description: Sanibel Sea School is dedicated to vibrantly teaching children and adults...
Sanibel Sea School is dedicated to vibrantly teaching children and adults about marine ecosystems. We use barrier island habitats of Sanibel and Captiva to give our students an opportunity to touch, feel, and understand their surroundings.Thanks to the nature of field education, we provide a rich ocean experience that will invigorate students for a lifetime of appreciation and responsibility.We offer transformative education. It's more than an experience--it changes the way we live.
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Great experience!!

My 9 and 7 year olds LOVED this program. They went four mornings while we were on vacation, and they loved evey minute. After school, they would walk on the beach with us and tell... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

My 9 and 7 year olds LOVED this program. They went four mornings while we were on vacation, and they loved evey minute. After school, they would walk on the beach with us and tell us all they learned. Great program. Definitely recommend it for curious kids. We would enroll our kids again.

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - we love it when our students go home and share what they learned with family and friends! Come back and see us soon! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

On our recent trip, my daughter went to the Sea School for a full day: seahorses & sea turtles. She had a great time, and even loved the lunch! The instructors were very welcoming and upbeat. Highly recommend!

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We love exploring Sanibel's ecosystems with all of our students and hope to see you again soon! More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My 7 year old son Teigen just got done with a full day at Sanibel sea school he took the sea urchin,starfish and sand dollar class in the morning then the waves class in the afternoon where he learned to surf!! He loved every minute of it and told me his teachers were "very nice" the day started at 9am... More 

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

Our teachers had a great time with Teigen, too! What could be better than exploring the sandbar in the morning and catching a few waves in the afternoon? Thank you so much for your review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Jaden learned so many new things and he was having so much fun he didn't realize he was learning! That's the best kind of learning!

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

Isn't it amazing how much you "accidentally" learn when you're having fun? Thank you so much for your review! More 

State College, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My two kids, ages 9 & 10, went to the Sea Horse half day program and loved it! My older daughter said she especially loved the many hands on activities and the trip to the beach in search of sea horses and other sea life. About the counselors, my daughter said they were "amazing, nice, funny, smart, and made me... More 

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

It's great news that your kids had fun searching for seahorses with us - we think it's one of our best classes since there is a high chance of encountering other fascinating seagrass inhabitants as well. Thank you so much for your review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

"Sea School - can I go again?" Whether the subject is sharks or the Eco-system, the experience is a five-star winner. My granddaughter considers Sea School the best part of her December visit. Even more than the presents! Sea School is truly exceptional.

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

It makes us so happy that she likes Sea School more than presents. Thanks for making it possible for your granddaughter to explore the ocean with us. More 

Conyers, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Both grandsons ages 7 and 8 1/2 had the best time. They were drawn in by a very attentive, welcoming staff and program just for them. They each did 3 half-day sessions. Sometimes I plan things for them and imagine how it's going to be and it doesn't nearly meet my expectations. Sanibel Sea School was over the top. It... More 

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review! Thank you! We're so glad your kids had a good experience and helped us fill our buckets with amazing creatures to look at during their visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

My 9 year old daughter has loved this camp every time she has attended and always wants to go back. The staff is young and she relates well to them.

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

Thank you - it's always great news to hear that our students are having fun. Our staff truly loves the kids who come to Sanibel Sea School. More 

Boston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My six year old loved this program. I would highly recommend to anyone vacationing in the area. Don't miss SSS.

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Hope to see you again soon. More 

Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

How exciting to see a 15 year old get up early and ask when someone could take him to Sea School....he didn't want to be late ! This is a life changing experience no matter what level a child is participating on. Days spent at Sanibel Sea School will be with you all the Days of Your Life !

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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this review

Thanks Mrs. Travel! We love our CITs!! More 

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