Discover the Bay Hybrid Ferry Program

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Join Aquarium of the Bay and Alcatraz Cruises for a unique, hands-on educational experience. Led by an expert team of Aquarium Educators , the Discover the Bay Hybrid Ferry Program provides an immersive learning experience of San Francisco Bay from onboard the Hornblower Hybrid.

This program includes:
  • The ecology of San Francisco Bay and the surrounding Golden Gate National Recreation Area;
     
  • Impacts of climate change to the region and innovative energy saving technologies;
     
  • The practices of science through guided observation, use of scientific instruments, and problem solving;
     
  • An optional tour of Aquarium of the Bay.
This unique program is aligned with 5th – 8th grade Next Generation Science Standards.
 
Program Dates:

The Discover the Bay Hybrid Ferry Program is only available on limited dates during the school year. 

Times Offered:

9:50 am-1:15 pm (2:15 pm if Aquarium tour is included)

Program Capacity:
  • Maximum number of total participants (students, teachers, and chaperones) per program: 45
     
  • Mandatory Requirement: Minimum 1 adult chaperone per 7 student ratio.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE! 
If you are interested in sponsoring a class trip or the entire program, please contact development@bay.org.

Reservations for this program have closed.
If you would like to be put on the wait list, please contact Maia Kolbeck at maia@bay.org.

Please Note: bay.org’s Aquarium of the Bay, Sea Lion Center and BayMobile free education programs are available to all K-12 school groups from the 9 Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma). This does not include after-school or youth group programs affiliated with K-12 schools. All other youth or non-Bay Area school groups wishing to visit Aquarium of the Bay programs should contact our Group Sales Department at sales@bay.org.



Special thanks to Alcatraz Cruises for funding the Discover the Bay Hybrid Ferry programs for the 2016-2017 school year.






 



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Discover the Bay Hybrid Ferry Program