Sea Turtle, Inc.

At Sea Turtle, Inc., a sea turtle rescue center on South Padre Island, groups are bound to fall in love with the shelled creatures they encounter. Sea Turtle Inc. houses sea turtles on site, which include loggerheads and Atlantic Greens. Groups will enjoy a presentation about sea turtle conservation, their life cycles, and the five species of sea turtle that live in the Gulf of Mexico. Groups will then head over to the ICU and rehabilitation center to view the sea turtles. The presentation is also available in Spanish. Groups of 10 or more are required to make a reservation in advance. Service learning opportunities are available.
 
Contact Info
Address: 6617 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX  78597. Cameron County. Tel: 956-761-4511. Email: Caitlin.Bovery@seaturtleinc.org. Website: www.seaturtleinc.org. Hrs: Tues.-Sun. 10AM-3PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

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