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Sanibel Sea School Day Program

455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3934
+1 239-472-8585
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My daughter was 8 when she did a day program for a few days while we visited the island. With the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mt10climber
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Grand Junction
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Wonderful experience

We ended up doing private lessons for my 4 year old. He learned so much and my son loved his... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Myla R
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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.
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455 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3934
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+1 239-472-8585
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter was 8 when she did a day program for a few days while we visited the island. With the help of staff she was able to find sea life she would have otherwise never seen. I love getting the online news emails and...More

Thank mt10climber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up doing private lessons for my 4 year old. He learned so much and my son loved his instructor.

Thank Myla R
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this review. We are happy to hear that your son had fun and learned a few things along the way!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only was Sanibel Sea School more than convenient for “hurricane recovery week”, it was an incredible experience for my daughter! Every afternoon she could not wait to share all they had done all day and was absolutely about the counselors. A special thanks to...More

Thank Munch1002
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yay! We are thrilled that your daughter could join us for Hurricane Camp - what an incredible week we all had exploring the ocean with your kids. It felt like a bonus for our staff members, an extra week of camp after the summer season....More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My children have attended this camp for over 10 years and cant wait to go back every year! It never fails to challenge them, expand their skills, teach them how to care for themselves, the ocean and each other. The staff is engaged, fun, creative...More

Thank Khallett72
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Katie, Thank you so much for this review. You already know how much we appreciate your feedback. We love having your kids in camp every year, and watching them grow into amazing young humans.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is the second year we have taken a family vacation to Sanibel. As soon as we know we are going my 8 year old son wants to know what day camps are available. He did the sea turtle camp and started sharing what he...More

Thank Dawn C
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It makes us so happy that your son shares what he learned about the ocean with the whole family.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our children always have such a great time at Sanibel Sea School! And we, the parents, always the stories they have to share about their days spent with the crew! The counselors and CITs are great with the kids, they make the learning fun, and...More

Thank Alissa P
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We love that your kids come home with great stories about their time at camp.

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My kids have attended this camp for several years. While many camps lose their novelty after a few days, Sanibel Sea School continues to grow, challenge and provide for days of fun, year after year. Kids who attend this camp always want to go back....More

Thank CJ_FLlife
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We strive to provide truly meaningful ocean experiences for our campers, and it is wonderful to hear that they are learning, growing, and having fun in our programs year after year.

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We cannot say enough good things about Sanibel Sea School and the director of education, Brooke. Our kids participated in two sessions of SSS during our recent trip to Captiva Island. SSS conducts programs at South Seas Island Resort so it was a no-brainer for...More

Thank Jodi R
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hello Jodi, Thank you so much for this review. We are thrilled that your kids enjoyed their time exploring the ocean with Brooke, and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is the fourth year my daughter has attended Sea School and we are never dissappointed. Each afternoon as we drive back over the causeway on our way home, she is excited to share the details of her day with me. Stories about fishing, surfing,...More

Thank sherrilk2015
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your positive feedback with us, we are so grateful to have you in our camp family. It's a joy to be able to share the wonders of the ocean, and of the cultures that were here before us, with...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

On of my daughters has been interested in preserving endangered marine wildlife for several years. Given we live in the mountains of Colorado at 8500', we do not have the opportunity to participate in the study of the marine ecosystem! We decided Sea school would...More

Thank MtnGirl07
Bruce N, Executive Director at Sanibel Sea School Day Program, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to share the magic of the ocean (and manatees!) with your girls, and for taking the time to write us such an outstanding review. We will keep your suggestions in mind when we are planning next...More

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IVIS17
3 August 2017|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hello there, The age range for our day programs is 6-13 years old, but we are sometimes able to make exceptions depending on the topic and the age distribution of the day's group. We can also arrange private programs for... More
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noseeumhusband
11 March 2016|
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Response from Bruce N | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your interest in our programs. During spring break we offer half- and full-day courses for kids that can be "mixed and matched" to create any schedule you'd like throughout the week. We'd be happy to... More
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Mamasd1983
26 November 2015|
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Hello, Thank you for your interest in Sanibel Sea School. We do have a full lineup of classes for children ages 6-13 this winter. We offer half day classes at our flagship campus on Sanibel, Monday through Friday, that... More
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