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Be a SEA LIFE Young Environmentalist!

The SEA LIFE Young Environmentalists are a group of 10 kids age 6-12 years old that have been selected to help with conservation messages throughout the year and participate in FUN activities at the aquarium. From canal cleanups to shark finning petitions to spreading the word about World Oceans Day, the Young Environmentalists are not only passionate about sea creatures, but they believe they can make a positive impact on our environment- even here in the desert!

What does it mean to be a Young Environmentalist?

  • Visit SEA LIFE throughout the year (usually on a weekend) and participate in exclusive activities for the Young Environmentalists. They will learn about an important conservation topic and help brainstorm ways to spread the message to their friends and families.

  • The Young Environmentalist will receive a free SEA LIFE Annual Pass, PLUS one for a member of their family.

  • Receive a Young Environmentalist t-shirt to wear to activities and events

  • Most importantly, the Young Environmentalist program is FUN! They will explore the aquarium and its creatures in a whole new way with guidance from a SEA LIFE Expert.

Check out some of the fun things Young Environmentalists have done over the last two years:

Watch the 2013 World Oceans Day video.

Watch the 2012 World Oceans Day video.

Apply to be a 2015 Young Environmentalist!

Now that you see how awesome it is to be a Young Environmentalist, apply to be one of 10 kids that will serve in the 2015 panel!

How to Apply:

  • Download and complete the Young Environmentalist Form

  • Please write a short essay (100 words or less) answering this question: "Which ocean animal do you think needs rescuing, and how can you help?" Also, draw or paint an ocean related picture to submit with your essay.

  • Email, mail, or hand in your essay and picture by February 7, 2015. Email to Our mailing address is:
    5000 S. Arizona Mills Cir
    Ste 145
    Tempe, AZ 85282

  • The 10 winners will be selected and announced by February 14, 2015. The date of the first Young Environmentalists meeting will be announced soon!

If you have any questions, please call 480-478-7600 or email

We look forward to seeing your entries!

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*Please note last entry is one hour before closing.


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