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Bermuda School Programs

Dolphin Quest School Programs: Bermuda

Dolphin Quest invites local and overseas school groups to visit us at the majestic National Museum of Bermuda in the Royal Naval Dockyard, to participate in exciting educational experiences and learn about dolphins and other amazing sea creatures through fun and engaging activities.

School and College Programs

Curriculum Topics

Programs Offered
September – October and April – June:  Monday – Thursdays at 10:30am
November – March: Wednesday – Friday at 11:30am

  • 45 to 60-minute age appropriate interactive educational lessons 
  • Single class or mini-series options 
  • Choice of curriculum topic
  • Optional post lesson Dolphin Touch interaction opportunity 
  • Open to local and visiting overseas school groups
  • Available September through June
  • Minimum group size is 10 students
  • Groups larger than 25 students may require additional time allocations 
  • Alternate dates and times subject to availability

Call for reservations:  441-234-4464 x120 or 800-248-3316

To make a reservation request for a school program, please complete the Education Request Form.

NOTE: This is only a request. Your preferred date may not be available at the time of your request. Booking is NOT CONFIRMED until a Dolphin Quest educator has replied with your School Program Booking Confirmation.

Curriculum Topic:  Meet Our Resident African Grey Parrot – Mr. Bones
Year levels: Pre-school, primary, middle and senior school modules
Lesson length: 45 minutes
Cost: $5 per student
Curriculum summary:

  • Our education programs go beyond the world of dolphins in an endeavor to help protect all endangered species.
  • An interactive lesson with our African grey parrot named Mr. Bones – focuses on birds, their anatomy, habitat and conservation.

Curriculum Topic: Dolphin Anatomy
Year levels: Pre-school, primary, middle and senior school modules
Lesson length: 45 minutes
Cost: $5 per student
Optional Cost: $5 for Dolphin Touch interaction
Curriculum summary:

  • Age appropriate lessons that focus on dolphin anatomy using engaging activities and games to share knowledge and inspire conservation.

Curriculum Topic: Green Hands, Blue Oceans
Year levels: Primary, middle and senior school modules
Lesson length: 45 minutes
Cost: $5 per student
Optional cost: $5 for Dolphin Touch interaction
Curriculum summary

  • Through activities, games and research data, students will learn how they can make a difference through the “green” choices they make that help keep our oceans “blue”.

Curriculum Topic: Lagoon Interactions – Premium Level Programs
Year levels: Pre-school, primary, middle and senior school modules
Lesson Length: 60 minutes
Cost: $10 per student (includes Dolphin Demonstration and Dolphin Touch interaction)
Curriculum summary

  • These premier level educational experiences provide learning opportunities for a broad range of learning styles – spatial, kinesthetic, auditory and interpersonal.
  • Lagoon demonstrations and activities will vary in topic depending on the year level.
  • Preschool and primary: Importance of Play – includes dockside enrichment activities
  • Middle and senior: The Science of Sound – sound as communication vs sound as pollution
  • Middle and senior: Psychology in Practice – the practical application of psychology principles

Education Mini Series

Education level: P2, P4, P6 and M2
Number of lessons: 6 (booked in advance)
Length of lesson: 45 minutes
Program cost: $35 per child for 6 lessons plus dolphin “touch” interaction

Curriculum summary

  • Join us for a series of six lessons in an alternate learning environment that connects students to nature and science through interactive teaching methods.
  • These lessons are scheduled within the academic school year and are designed to complement the Science Curriculum at key year levels.
  • The final week’s lesson includes a post program dry dock Dolphin Touch interaction.
  • Lessons have been mapped in accordance with the Bermuda Ministry of Education Science Checklist and Cambridge Curriculum Scheme of Work Science and Mathematics Stages.
  • Corresponding Objectives, Terms, Units and Framework Codes are noted on each Mini Series Outline which can be provided upon request.

Customized Lessons Available for College and University Levels

  • Designed to complement specific curriculum topics and criteria including oceanography, marine ecology, science and research, conservation and advance dolphin anatomy.  
  • Costs vary based on length of program and subjects covered.

Other Education Opportunities

To make a reservation request for a school program, please complete the Education Request Form.

NOTE: This is only a request. Your preferred date may not be available at the time of your request. Booking is NOT CONFIRMED until a Dolphin Quest educator has replied with your School Program Booking Confirmation.

If you have additional questions about our school programs, please contact us at: 441.234.4464 x120