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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 program!!

My daughter did several days of the sea school and absolutely loved it!! She had such a great time and I was so happy with how much she actually learned. The instructors were so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Monroe, Connecticut
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Monroe, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

My daughter did several days of the sea school and absolutely loved it!! She had such a great time and I was so happy with how much she actually learned. The instructors were so friendly and welcoming we will definitely be doing the program again!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

To travel to this unique and beautiful ecological gem and not have your children learn anything about it is a crime. Not only do we enjoy a world class resort, but our children have loved going to SSS for the past 4 years. The classes are fun and interesting and the kids come out having real knowledge and an appreciation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Exceeded every expectation! Amazing opportunity to explore the ocean and ecosystems surrounding it. Small groups, high level of supervision and knowledge. My kids have loved attending day camps, week long camps all year long. Snorkeling, paddle boarding, boating, surfing, swimming, unique camp weeks dedicated to individual species...and of course art projects. Well worth every penny!😃

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The highlight of the week was night snorkeling with all my friends. The CITs were great at guiding us to cool things to see and Doc Bruce kept watch on paddle board. This was the best experience ever!

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

Night snorkeling is our favorite! It's amazing what you can find underwater by the light of the moon. We're so glad you could join us, and thanks for your review. More 

San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Our 9-year-old enjoyed the Sanibel sea school--learned a lot and enjoyed meeting other kids. She came home with all kinds of facts about sea animals. Brooke, the guide, is a really special person who loves what she's doing. And it was a great break for Mom and Dad.

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

Thanks for exploring the ocean with us - we are so happy to hear that your daughter enjoyed her time with Brooke and our other students. And that you enjoyed your "time off"! Please visit us again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My three children ages 8, 8 and 6 recently attended a half day program at the Sundial location. They had a fabulous time and came back with so much knowledge! They begged to go back again but we couldn't fit it in to the rest of our trip. We will definitely be signing them up again on our next trip... More 

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

Great, we love to hear about it when our students enjoy their time with us! We are so happy to be able to offer courses at Sundial - it's a great location for ocean exploration. Thanks for your review and please come visit us again soon. More 

Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My three kids (ages 7, 9 & 10) attended this program and LOVED it! Not only taught them about the ocean but how everything starts with us. Be kind!

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

Thanks for exploring the ocean with us, and for writing a great review. Please come back and visit us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I was able to send my 8 year old twin godchildren to Sanibel Sea School this summer. They had a blast and did not want it to be over! I can't say enough about the terrific staff that cares for and teaches the kids, as well as has so much fun with them! The children learned about the underwater habitat... More 

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

Thank you for your fabulous review! Summer is our favorite time of year at Sanibel Sea School, and we are so glad your campers could join us. We will look forward to seeing you next year. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Our family had the pleasure of a private family lesson at the Sundial Sea School campus on Sanibel Island. We had a beach walk and used a drag net to trawl for sea life in the shallow surf. It was an absolute eye-opener to see and learn about the myriad of life that is literally between your toes. Our seven... More 

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

Isn't it amazing how much life is under your feet when you wade in the Gulf? Thanks for bringing your family out to learn and explore with us, we love sharing Sanibel's amazing nature with our clients. We appreciate your review. More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was my sons fourth year to attend SX3 and we will be going back next year. The kids not only get outdoors, but engage nature! They learn about protecting the environment and how to sustain it while having the time of there lives. The Counslors are extremely responsible, never a sunburn!

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

Thank you so much for bringing your son to explore Sanibel's awesome ecosystems with us, and for taking the time to write this great review! More 

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