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Careers in Conservation Contest

November 6-18

**Deadline extended to Saturday, Nov. 18th at 11:59 pm**

We're giving Michigan-area high school students the opportunity to go behind the scenes at SEA LIFE Michigan aquarium and work with hundreds of sea creatures for the day with the Careers in Conservation program. Applications will be accepted by email only, November 6-18, 2017.

Our AZA-accredited aquarium will be opening applications to high school students for the chance to assist the attraction’s team of aquarists in keeping the many species of underwater creatures happy and healthy. A total of five students will be chosen for the one-day event during the school day on Wednesday, November 29th.

Students will be able to learn about the life support and filtration systems necessary to sustain dozens of large exhibits, test for favorable water conditions in the SEA LIFE laboratory, help the aquarists prepare food for underwater creatures, feed the attraction’s two rescued green sea turtles and learn about SEA LIFE’s conservation and education programs.

 

To apply, please follow the directions below

1. Download the entry form (click here)
2. Complete the entry form
3. Write a brief essay about why you want a career working with animals
4. e-mail the completed entry form & essay to sealifemichigan@sealifeus.com

Deadline extended to:
Saturday, November 18th at 11:59pm

PASS HOLDER BRING A FRIEND DAYS

November 18-26

Annual Pass Holder Bring-a-Friend Days
November 18-26, 2017*
*Closed on Thanksgiving (11/23/17)


Come to our exclusive Bring-a-Friend Days and bring up to six friends for just $10.00 each*! That’s a savings of up to $13.50 per person!

Bring-a-friend Days are one of the many perks of being an Annual Pass Holder at SEA LIFE Michigan, but don’t forget about the other amazing benefits!

  • Unlimited entry for 12 months from date of first visit
  • Express entry through our Fast-Track line
  • 10% Discount on select merchandise in our Gift Shop
  • Exclusive special events


Mark Your Calendar!

More Annual Pass Holder Bring-a-Friend Days are coming:

  • December 9-17, 2017

 

*“Bring-a-Friend Day” tickets are paid for at the Admissions Counter. You must present your Annual Pass card at the time of purchase. Walk-up only. Six discounted $10.00 “Bring-a-Friend Day” tickets per Annual Pass Holder per day. This offer cannot be combined with promotional offers. Discounted tickets cannot be upgraded to Annual Passes.

Homeschool Week - Deep Sea Creatures

December 4-8

10:00am - 3:00pm

Join us for Homeschool Week at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium and enjoy supplemental educational activities and a FIN-tastic discount! Homeschoolers and their families can purchase up to six total tickets for just $10 per person. That's a savings of up to $13.50 each!

Plus, homeschoolers will have the opportunity to participate in a FREE educational workshop!

 

Deep Sea Creatures Educational Workshops*
The deep sea is full of crazy and wacky animals. Dive deep down to the sea floor with us to see what it’s like and explore what creatures live there.

  • Workshop times TBD. Please check back soon.

*Workshops are first come, first served. Space is limited. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to workshop start time to participate.

 

BUY HOMESCHOOL WEEK TICKETS >

FISH-MAS

December 1-24

"Yule" adore our FISH-MAS celebration at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium! See Santa dive with sharks, rays, rescued green sea turtles and thousands of tropical fish in our 120,000 gallon Ocean Tank and enjoy more fun holiday activities!

Plus, save $7 on a walk-up ticket when you donate a canned good, December 1-24th! All donations will benefit the local food pantry & charity, Oxford/Orion FISH.

Santa Dive Times
Watch as Santa and his elf deliver special treats to all of the good little fishies!

  • Thursday, December 14th @ 1pm
  • Saturday, December 16th @ 1pm
  • Thursday, December 21st @ 1pm

Elf on a Shelf
Our very own Elf on a Shelf, “Merlin”, will be arriving back at SEA LIFE MI on December 1st and will be watching over all the animals until Christmas Eve. He will make an appearance in a new spot throughout the aquarium every day!

Write a Holiday Card to Your Favorite Creature
Holiday cards will be located near the Children's Play Area. Be sure to write a card to your favorite fishy friend and deliver it to their stocking! They'd love to hear from you!

Holiday Story Time (12/11-12/24 only)
Children can enjoy a holiday story twice daily, at 11am and 2pm, in front of the Ocean Window by dive stations 7 & 8.

PASS HOLDER BRING A FRIEND FOR $5 DAYS

December 9-17

Come to our exclusive Bring-a-Friend Days this December 9-17 and enjoy a super special holiday discount! Bring up to six friends for just $5.00 each*! That’s a savings of up to $18.50 per person!

Bring-a-friend Days are one of the many perks of being an Annual Pass Holder at SEA LIFE Michigan, but don’t forget about the other amazing benefits!

  • Unlimited entry for 12 months from date of first visit
  • Express entry through our Fast-Track line
  • 10% Discount on select merchandise in our Gift Shop
  • Exclusive special events

*“Bring-a-Friend Day” tickets are paid for at the Admissions Counter. You must present your Annual Pass card at the time of purchase. Walk-up only. Six discounted $5.00 “Bring-a-Friend Day” tickets per Annual Pass Holder per day. This offer cannot be combined with promotional offers. Discounted tickets cannot be upgraded to Annual Passes.