Guided School Programs

Guided school program in South Florida hall
Join our museum docents for hands-on classroom activities and interactive walks through our state-of-the-art exhibits and outdoor natural areas!

  • Designed for grades K-8
  • 1 or 2 hour programs available
  • Individualized to provide age-appropriate content and activities
  • Meet Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and Florida Standards
  • Larger groups may schedule two separate calendar dates if necessary


Indoor Program Options

NEW! Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived
NEW! A T. rex Named Sue
Butterfly and Moth Explorations
Museum Explorations
Trails in Time - Florida's Early Native People

Outdoor Program Option

  • 10-40 students per program
  • Groups with more than 40 students will be scheduled for back-to-back programs
  • Groups over 80 may schedule two or more calendar dates for the same program. Separate online reservation forms must be completed for each calendar date.
Nature Detectives

2014-2015 Guided Program Fees and Times

ProgramAvailabilityCapacityTimesStudent RateFree ChaperonesAdditional Chaperones
NEW! Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived Oct. 10-Dec. 19
 Tues-Fri
10-120* 10
11:15
$5 One free per 10 students $5
NEW! A T. rex Named Sue

Feb. 5-May 29
 Mon-Fri

10-120* 9
10
11:15
 12:15 
$5 One free per 10 students $5
Butterfly and Moth Explorations

Oct. 10-May 29
Tues-Fri 

10-120* 10
11:15
$5 One free per 10 students $8
Museum Explorations

Oct. 10-May 29
Tues-Fri 

10-60** 10
11:15
$3 One free per 10 students $3
Nature Detectives Oct. 10-May 29
Tues-Fri
10-40 10
11:15
$3 One free per 10 students $3
Trails in Time: Florida’s Early Native Peoples Oct. 10-Dec. 19
Tues-Fri
10-120* 10
11:15
$3 One free per 10 students $3

*Groups 61 – 120 will use both program times; Groups exceeding 120 will need to schedule two or more calendar dates for this program. Separate online forms must be completed for each calendar date.

**Groups exceeding 60 will need to also self-guide the following exhibits: Butterfly Rainforest, Megalodon or A. T. rex Named Sue OR schedule two or more calendar dates for this guided program.