Outreach class
Bill Haley with Outreach
Outreach car


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 outreach program is quick and easy!

Each program is approximately 45 to 55 minutes long. A maximum of 30 students can be accommodated in each classroom program. Please have at least two or three alternative dates in mind in case your first choice is unavailable.

For elementary outreach programs, contact our Education Outreach Coordinator, Bill Haley, at (423) 785-4056 or email him at wgh@tnaqua.org.  For middle and high school outreach options, please email Carrie Howell at carrie.howell@tnaqua.org.  Please 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)

Outreach Program Fees: (applicable for programs presented on the same day at the same venue)
1 Program..........$90 
2 Programs.......$150 
3 Programs.......$225
4 Programs.......$300 
5 Programs.......$375

Auditorium Program Fees:
Rainforest Shuffle Program......$225 per program

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

Mileage fees: 
There is a charge of 43¢ 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 - if classroom or grade receiving program has a majority of students on free/reduced lunch program, there is no program fee. Written confirmation from a principal is required for free programs.

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