Outreach Programs

Aquarium Outreach

Classes and animals can come to you! We provide outreach classes in schools, youth centers, and outdoor festival settings. Explore a list of available classes, or reach out to the Learning and Engagement team at education@glaquarium.org.

Cost: $75 for the first hour; $55 for each subsequent hour.

These fees support travel, animal transport, and instruction within 20 miles of Great Lakes Aquarium. Outreach beyond 20 miles will incur an additional fee of $0.59/mile.

FREE OUTREACH – Partners in Education (PIE)

This partnership between Great Lakes Aquarium, Minnesota Sea Grant, and the University of Minnesota Duluth trains volunteer educators to provide free outreach programs to Twin Ports schools. A new topic is featured each year related to Great Lakes themes – such as weather, watersheds, properties of water, and geology.

Cost: FREE

Format and Location: Both virtual and in-person opportunities are available this year. If students are located within a 20 minute drive of the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD), teachers can select which option is the best for their classroom. If students are located beyond a 20 minute drive of UMD, the virtual option is available.

Time: 45-60 minutes

Grade Level: K-6

Fall 2022 Topic: Fish Families

Contact the PIE coordinator at pie.gla@gmail.com.