Outreach class
Bill Haley with Outreach
Outreach car

Outreach and Virtual Field Trips

The Tennessee Aquarium brings the fun and excitement of learning to your classroom. We offer programs for all grade levels covering a variety of topics. Reserving an program is quick and easy!

Outreach programs are taught by an Aquarium educator in your classroom.  Virtual field trips use Google Hangout to stream live into your classroom. Please have at least two or three alternative dates in mind in case your first choice is unavailable.  Who to contact:

Elementary Outreach Education Outreach Coordinator, Bill Haley (423) 785-4056
Middle and High School Outreach Education Programs Manager, Carrie Howell Shaw (423) 785-4050
Virtual Field Trips Education Administrator, Danielle Pope White (423) 785-4175

For Virtual Field Trips and High School Outreach, please contact us to discuss program offerings. For elementary outreach, see our program descriptions to decide which program is right for your class.  When you register, please provide the following information:

• School or organization’s name
• School or organization’s address
• School or organization’s phone number
• Grade level of participants
• Number of children per class
• Date(s) and time(s) you would like your program(s)

Virtual Field Trip Fee:

Outreach Program Fees: (applicable for programs presented on the same day at the same venue)
1 Program..........$100
2 Programs.......$170
3 Programs.......$255
4 Programs.......$330 
5 Programs.......$415

Auditorium Program Fees (outreach):
Rainforest Shuffle Program......$250 per program

Maximum Number of Students per Program:
All classroom programs are limited to a maximum of 30 students for outreach programs. Auditorium programs are limited to a maximum of 200 students.

Mileage fees: 
There is a charge of 47¢ per mile (round trip). No mileage fees for Hamilton County or within a 10-mile radius of the Tennessee Aquarium. 

NOTE: Hamilton County, TN only - there is no program fee for Title I schools.

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