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“Great place for kids”

Sanibel Sea School Day Program
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 4 March 2012

This is the third year that our nine year old son has attended Sanibel Sea School during February school vacation. He really loves it. The staff is very knowledgeable, friendly and great with kids. Each day, the group goes on field trips to beaches in the area to study sea life. For parents who want some alone time during vacation, Sanibel Sea School is a safe and stimulating place to send your children.

Thank LarryHHH
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2012

Larry,
I am so glad that we can help enrich your family's travels to the ocean. Our goal is to impart a lifetime of great ocean experiences for families. We appreciate your business and you willingness to spread the word of your experiences. We look forward to seeing you again next February.
Bruce Neill

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Reviewed 4 March 2012

Our 13 year old son, Jim attended the Sanibel Sea School for the first time in February 2012. His instructor, Jenna provided an educational experience we never thought possible. Studying sea life in it's natural environment helped our son recognize the fragility and value of the Gulf ecosystem and the need for it's protection. All of this was great fun and truly memorable. We will definitely be back for another session.

Thank kmmMichigan
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Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2012

kmm,

I am so glad that Jim enjoyed his time with us this spring. We will look forward to seeing your family next year so that we can help him gain an even better understanding of the many wondrous aspects of life on our ocean planet. While back in Michigan, remember that nearly 50% of the oxygen you breathe was generated by oceanic plankton.

Bruce Neill

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Reviewed 1 February 2012

Our kids, ages 11, 10 and 5, attended Sanibel Sea School on January 18, 2012 and absolutely loved it. They actively learned about coastal ecology, species of fish, invertebrates, and plant life on the island, while running and playing and enjoying beautiful Sanibel. The instructors provided the perfect mix of enthusiasm, education, and just plain fun. The kids continued to apply what they learned at Sanibel Sea School in other parts of our Florida trip, and are still talking about it now that we are home. This was more than a beach resort activity- it was a wonderful experience for kids to learn and interact with the natural world in a fun and well supervised way, creating valuable memories and a greater appreciation for our precious beaches and coasts.

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Reviewed 30 January 2012

My two children, ages 6 and 11, attended Sanibel Sea School at the South Seas Resort location in January 2012. They could not wait to go back each day! This is an interactive learning experience - NOT a typical resort "kid's camp/daycare". They took the kids canoeing to see dolphins, wading into the ocean to observe and interact with crabs and starfish, and almost every minute of the 3 hour morning camp was spent learning outdoors.
The three instructors - Laura, Brendon and Michelle, were all friendly, informative and fun.
I highly recommend this experience for kids - mine can't wait to go back!

Thank 688Dawn
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Reviewed 8 January 2012

our son is 9 and has attended the sanibel sea school several times in the past - HE LOVES IT -WE LOVE IT .its a day camp they teach the children how we are ALL connected to the ocean and its our duty to help teach our kids to RESPECT the oceans. Dr.Bruce and the staff are GREAT.- check it out- SANIBEL SEA SCHOOL!

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Bruce N, Ocean Advocate at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2012

Mary t,
We are ecstatic that our message has made a lasting impression on your family. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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