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Sanibel Sea School Day Program

455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3934
+1 239-472-8585
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Sea camp

My son did starfish camp. He said, I do y like camp... I LOVE CAMP. BEST CAMP, I recommend this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
megladon0803
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Unique camp experience, perfect for ocean explorers

My kids just finished their first ever week of Sea School, and it's definitely not the last! They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janeen M
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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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“half days” (5 reviews)
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455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3934
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+1 239-472-8585
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My son did starfish camp. He said, I do y like camp... I LOVE CAMP. BEST CAMP, I recommend this camp and we will be back.

Thank megladon0803
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids just finished their first ever week of Sea School, and it's definitely not the last! They had a great time catching and studying crabs, canoeing, snorkeling, surfing, crafting, and learning so much about ocean life and the environment. They were excited to share...More

Thank Janeen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter has attended Sanibel Sea School Summer Camp for the last two summers. In 2016 she enjoyed Shark Week and in 2017 she experienced Massive Manatee Week. Our daughter LOVES Summer Camp at Sanibel Sea School. During the registration process Nicole was an absolute...More

Thank LaughingisFUN
Reviewed 1 week ago

My children have been going to Sanibel Sea School for years. The program is great. It's educational, fun, and my kids just keep wanting to go back. It's not cheap, but nothing good is cheap. It's worth every penny. It teaches kids about conservation while...More

Thank NeedH
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter attended Massive Manatee Week this year and had such a blast! Despite many bursts of iffy weather, she managed to sneak in a ton of surfing, snorkeling, arts and crafts and great friends. This team makes it so much fun these kids don't...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing experience! My 6 year old daughter had a wonderful time at Massive Manatee week. The rain did not stop these campers from enjoying their week. This was her first time and she was not looking forward to the week coming to an...More

Thank krobins0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are excited to go back year after year! This year's Camo Crab Week was excellent! We love Sanibel Sea School so much that we told our cousins to come down from Washington D.C. every year to go and they love it too! The kids...More

Thank Dominique S
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dominique, We agree, Camo Crabo Week was great. Thank you so much for allowing your children to be a part of it, for spreading the word about our programs to your extended family, and for writing us this fantastic review. We are so grateful.

Reviewed 22 April 2017

We registered my grandson for two classes at the flagship school, "Wracking the Line" and "The Jellies." He had a wonderful time. He told us, "I thought this was going to be boring, but I had a lot of fun." Highly recommend Sanibel Sea School....More

Thank Sydney C
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Thank you so much for your review, we are thrilled that your grandson enjoyed the experience. We find that it's hard to have a bad day when you're exploring the amazing ocean!

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful to have fun and learn at the same time. John would literally put his hand in the water and come up with sea creatures. We walked a deserted beach and found wonder on a sand bar. From 10 to 70 we totally enjoyed this....More

Thank Neenahite
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed your boat trip with Johnny - he is an outstanding captain and educator and we're lucky to have him on our team. We sincerely appreciate your review - thank you.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Sanibel Sea School has great full and half day programs. So much fun they don't know they're learning something!

Thank Tracy S
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Thank you for this - it's amazing how much you can learn in a day when you're having fun!

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noseeumhusband
Is this a one day camp or is it a weeklong day camp? So confused. We'll be there for a week during SB but don't want my kids at camp everyday.
11 March 2016|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your interest in our programs. During spring break we offer half- and full-day courses for kids that can be "mixed and matched" to create any schedule you'd like throughout the week. We'd be happy to... More
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Mamasd1983
Hi, I am a homeschooling parent and would like for my children to experience the sea school, do you have day classes going on over the winter months?
25 November 2015|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest in Sanibel Sea School. We do have a full lineup of classes for children ages 6-13 this winter. We offer half day classes at our flagship campus on Sanibel, Monday through Friday, that... More
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4elin
Is it possible for the parents to come along? Our youngest girl doesn't speak english.
9 February 2015|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for your interest in our programs! Our marine science instructors are trained to deliver a safe, fun, and educational ocean experience to kids ages 6-13 and are all certified in first aid/CPR and lifeguarding... More
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