Dana Point, CA | April 23, 2024 - Calling all homeschool families! Dive into an immersive
    educational experience at the Ocean Institute's Homeschool Day on May 6th. This special
    weekday event promises an unforgettable field trip filled with interactive activities and
    fascinating discoveries for ages 5-17.

    Themed around the captivating California Coastline, attendees will embark on a journey
    through various educational stations, including:

    • Native Plant Activity: Delve into the wonders of California's native flora.
    • Archaeology Dig: Unearth the secrets of archaeology and ancient artifacts.
    • Hide Talk: Explore the history of California's hide trade.
    • Story time: Immerse yourself in educational ocean tales.
    • Discovery Pool: Get up close with sea stars, urchins, and snails.
    • Shark Touch Tank: Meet horn sharks, round rays, and guitarfish.
    • Sailor’s Life Tours: Step aboard the historic tall ship, Spirit of Dana Point.
    • Schooling Fish Feeding: Witness the fascinating feeding habits of schooling fish.
    • Snake Talk: Learn about live snakes and their habitats.
    Ticket Options:
    Kids: $12
    Adults: $10
    Family Four Pack: $40
    Dissection Add-on: $5
    Whale-Watching Add-on (includes general admission): $35
    Tide pool Hike Add-on (includes general admission): $15

    Don't miss this enriching opportunity to learn and explore with your family! Reserve your spot today at

    Event Details:
    Date: May 6, 2024
    Time: 10:00am-3:00pm
    Location: Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629

    About Ocean Institute:
    The Ocean Institute, founded in 1977, is a community-based 501(c)(3) organization that educates 100,000 children, teachers, parents, and visitors annually through over 60 marine science and maritime history programs. We are located on 2.4 acres in the Dana Point Harbor; adjacent to a Marine Protected Area. The facility is an ocean education center that off ers in-depth marine science and maritime history programs.

    The Institute includes state-of-the-art teaching labs, the spectacular Maddie James Seaside Learning Center, a historic tall ship, and an oceanographic research vessel. Immersion-based fi eld trips range from one-hour science labs to multi-day programs at sea. All programs are designed to maximize immersion, spark curiosity, and inspire a deep commitment to learning