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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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Paddle board survival camp

It was a very tough experience, for me and maybe others who don't go outdoors often, but it was extremely fun and worth it. I learned much more than I thought I would and am glad... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

It was a very tough experience, for me and maybe others who don't go outdoors often, but it was extremely fun and worth it. I learned much more than I thought I would and am glad I did because the survival part of it included many things we would need if we were to just stop having technology and you... More 

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

Thanks for this awesome review! It never hurts to be prepared, especially when learning survival skills is so much fun. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This was a wonderful experience & great challenging fun for my son!!! 🐬 On the last day of his camp he was begging me to enroll him in their coral reef week camp the very next week.

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

It's great to hear that our campers enjoyed the first-ever paddleboarding and survival camp, they were a huge part of its success! Thank you so much for your review. More 

Sanibel Island, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My 14-year-old son recently finished the five-day survival week at the Sanibel Sea School and he loved it so much, he's asking to do it again. Each day the kids learned everything from CPR to map-making skills to jump starting cars, and on Thursday, they paddle boarded out to Picnic Island and slept there overnight. He has come home with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My children did sea school for two days (1 day at the Sanibel campus~Dolphins and 1 day at the Sundial campus~Squids and Octopi). They had such a great time at both and were begging to go for additional days! My son was especially excited about dissecting a squid, and my daughter loved finding sand dollars in the sand bar. I... More 

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

Thanks for stopping by and for writing such a nice review! We love squid dissections and searching for sand dollars too. Hopefully we will see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Me and my friend went for two day and had so fun! Especially on the bus trips😝 we went for the gator trip the sea grass trip and we also did snorkeling at the resort and fishing with a big net!! So if you go to the sundial resort definitely do the sea school for at least one day!!!!!

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

We love seining and snorkeling at Sundial, and we are so glad you could join us. We appreciate your review! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

This was our second awesome year at Sanibel Sea School, my daughter absolutely loved it and learned a lot! We highly recommend it!!!!

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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 showing our littlest campers the magic of the ocean. We hope you'll join us again next summer! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

For the second year in a row, my two kids have attended two half-day sessions (3 hours) at the Sanibel location. This year, the first session was on pirates and the second session was on dolphins. According to my kids, they started out in the classroom and ended up in the gulf. While they enjoyed both classes, they really liked... More 

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

Thanks for joining our pirates and dolphins courses, and for writing us such a nice review. We would love to see your kids again next summer! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My 8 YO daughter, 11 YO son, and 11 YO niece loved the crabs class! Unfortunately, it was the last day of our overlapping visit, but my niece was so enthralled, she immediately signed up for another during her stay! We will be back!

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

We're so glad your crew enjoyed our crabs class! We hoe you can come back and visit us again soon for more ocean exploration. More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My Grandson had a wonderful week at Sea School and is already talking about going back next year. Doc Bruce and the staff are amazing with the kids.

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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, please come back and see us again! More 

Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My 5 and 7 year old have been attending Sanibel sea school 3 mornings a week for the past month and absolutely love it! I expected this since they attended camp there for the past two years. The staff and the hand on education is amazing, thorough and useful. My kids come home and educate me. Yesterday they taught me... More 

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

We love it when our students go home and share what they learned with their families! Thanks for exploring the ocean with us and on your own at home. More 

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Address: 455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Phone Number: +1 239-472-8585
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island

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