Under 5 Shoreside
The Shoreside program, based at our facility in Redwood City, offers a variety of hands-on activities that challenge students and ignite their curiosity. Students learn respect and stewardship for the bay with inspiring experiences led by expert marine educators.
Our Under 5 Shoreside is specially designed to cultivate the natural curiosity of young learners in a safe and fun learning environment. This memorable two-hour program includes four stations: Mud, Invertebrates, Fish, and a Craft/Game. Students enjoy touching live animals, exploring mud, and creating a thematic craft keepsake.
Click to see program themes.
Under 5 Shoreside Pricing:
Four Station Program -- 2 Hours
Up to 20 students-- 2 instructors -- $390*
Up to 30 students-- 3 instructors -- $490*
Up to 40 students-- 4 instructors -- $590*
*Sliding scale available depending on need
Students investigate a sample of sediment from the bottom of the bay (the benthos).
Students discover live San Francisco Bay invertebrates through observation and touch. They learn about the different adaptations the organisms have that make them unique.
Students study live fishes using observation, touch, and tools. They recognize their characteristics while learning about each animal’s adaptations and roles in the San Francisco Bay ecosystem.
Students create a memorable take home craft.