Little Flippers Story Time
10:00 – 11:00 am daily
Join the National Marine Life Center for a marine animal-themed story time and craft project! Different themes every day (see website). All ages welcome; most suitable for children ages 3-8. Children must be supervised. Program lasts 45-60 minutes. Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program.
Marine Animal Medical Mystery
1:00 – 2:00 pm daily
What does it take to be a marine animal care technician? What are some of the questions and “mysteries” involved in wildlife rehabilitation? Each day, using models, we’ll learn how to care for a different animal (see website for themes). Best suited for ages 8-14. Program lasts 45-60 minutes. Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program.
Engineering Design Challenge: Animal Prosthetics
3:00 – 4:00 pm daily
How do you help an animal with an injured or missing limb? What can you do for a turtle with a damaged leg or shell? Discover how technology is being used to help disabled animals, and then complete an engineering challenge to design your own prosthetic device for a marine animal. Best suited for ages 8-14. Program lasts 45-60 minutes. Cost: Members $3/child/program; Non-members $5/child/program.
12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, & 4:00 pm daily
Learn the stories of the marine animal patients currently in our care from a member of the National Marine Life Center’s Animal Care Team. View our sea turtles and seals via live TV and meet our small turtles in person. Program lasts approximately 15-20 minutes. Cost: FREE.
National Marine Life Center, 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA, 02532