Bayologist Homeschool Days

Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves, Miami
Explore South Florida! Eco Education Program – Homeschool Bayologist Days

LAST BOAT DAY OF SCHOOL YEAR! Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – 10am-2pm
Pelican Harbor Marina
1275 NE 79th St, Miami, FL 33138
Meet on bay-side, in front of 2 story marina building.

Bayologist Boat Day – Bay Cruise and Island Exploration! A day on the bay for adventurous homeschoolers and their family.

Sign up now! Space is limited! Please add each adult attending and each child that is age 4 and up. Children under 4 are free of charge and welcome to attend.

Bayologist Boat Day

Bayologist Bay Cruise and Island Exploration

10am meetup at Pelican Harbor Marina.

Check in and preparation at 10am, departure at 10:30am.

Perfect for the whole family!

Homeschooling families…join us for a day on the bay.  Explore the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves and learn about bay ecology.

In order to register, please read through all particulars and requirements (listed in detail below). Once registered you will receive all the meeting details the week of the event.

All proceeds go to support the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves.

To secure your space, email Christy at and let us know the names and ages of everyone attending. Space is limited and it is first come, first serve. Then pay with link. No refunds or credits. Thank you.

  • Children should be comfortable around water and preferably able to swim.
  • Refunds will not be given for cancellation or not showing up, credits will only be considered for emergencies.
  • Bayologist Days are rain or shine. Cancellations due to extreme weather are determined by the staff of BBAP and Pelican Harbor Marina.
    • Should BBAP cancel an event, a credit/raincheck will be offered.
  • Each participant must have a signed BBAP waiver per event.
  • Attending Bayologists MUST have:
    • Protective, closed-toe shoes for all participants (adults and staff included).
      • Shoes need to be worn in the water and need to be closed-toe, hard bottom…NO FLIP FLOPS or CROCS please (can be used during indoor time).
        • Old sneakers will suffice if water shoes unavailable.
    • Sun and bug protection applied before trip – eco-friendly is encouraged.
    • Clothes for wading and netting if included in day– water/swim clothes. Hats, sunglasses, sun-shirts and towels are recommended.
    • A low or no-waste lunch and/or snack (No Styrofoam allowed and plastic is discouraged, we pack out).
    • WATER
      • Eco-FILLED water bottles that can be refilled.
      • No Styrofoam allowed and plastic is discouraged.
      • We will have water to re-fill their water bottles.
  • Please have your snacks and lunch – packed and cooled (you are welcome to bring coolers) low or no waste lunches are encouraged. All waste is packed out.
  • Participants are welcome to bring along masks, snorkels, goggles, their own nets, etc. – only needed on days water activities are planned (see below).
  • BBAP will supply game and netting supplies, buckets, PFD’s, vessels and paddles.
  • The Pelican Skipper boat is managed by Miami Dade County and Pelican Harbor Marina and its use is based on availability. The boat is a 40-passenger catamaran cruiser, with shade and seating and a licensed captain.
  • PFD’s will be provided and worn by children under age 18 while on boat or kayak.
  • Swimming is only allowed at designated times with adequate supervision – provided by BBAP. Otherwise water exploration and play will be wading only to the knees. All children must wear provided PFD’s when on the boat or in kayaks.

All proceeds go to support the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves.