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Friday, September 1, 2017


Homeschool Week returns September 18th - September 22nd, 2017!
Dive deeper and join us for our exclusive Homeschool Week at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium.

Homeschoolers are invited to explore the aquarium for only $7.50+tax per person* (Adult or Child).

A visit to SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium will engage your senses. In addition to the spectacular view from the underwater tunnel full of amazing sea creatures, we provide educational talks, feeding demonstrations, and the opportunity to touch shrimp, crabs, sea stars and more at the interactive Touch-pool Experience!

With so much to see and experience you will take learning beyond the classroom and into a new underwater world.

We offer at no additional cost during Homeschool Week, the ability to explore & learn in our classroom from 12:00pm - 4:00pm where you can come and go as you please and take part in learning activities geared towards a variety of ages. You can network with other families from the homeschool community, while learning about conservation, marine life and science.

To purchase tickets on-line please go to purchase tickets, book now, and then the events tab.  You can purchase up to 10 tickets per adult and 10 tickets per child, and remember your proof of homeschooling on the day you visit to show to the admissions desk.  Thanks you. 

*Please show state proof of homeschooling in admissions prior to entry.  Offer not valid with any other offer including Toddler Tuesday or Online Saver Tickets. Valid only 9/18/17-9/22/17. 

How to obtain Proof of Homeschool for merchant discounts:
  1. Go to the NC DOA: Home School Information webpage
  2. Scroll to the bottom and click on the link Print a Home School Verification Record Non Public Education
  3. You'll be taken to a logon page, where you can logon to you account. Just follow the directions on the page.
  4. Once in your account you'll see the option: "Print the Official Registration Record and Verification Card (Use this link to print your official home school record information and verification card.)"
  5. Click that link and you will download a .pdf of your Official Registration Record and Verification Card.

Great gift idea for homeschoolers!

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