Students ages 8 to 12 get a chance to experience marine life up close as they collect and observe live samples, build an ecosystem and then release them back into the Bay. Held 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily July 20-24 and July 27-31.
As a reward for enduring the summer heat, the park stay open late and offers the Celebrating America Concert Series (Saturdays and Sundays), late night thrill rides and Shamu's Light Up the Night show with a fireworks finale. Included with admission.
Now through Aug. 31, kids ages 5 to 15 get one free bucket of range balls so they can practice golfing during the summer break. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Also takes place at Ace Golf in Riverview, Tampa and Tarpon Springs. Hours vary by location.