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Junior Rangers

Ready to become a Junior Ranger?

The ALL NEW SEA LIFE San Antonio is searching for a group of Junior Rangers that share our passion for conservation, science, the environment, and the creatures that call our oceans home. The Junior Rangers are a group of 12 kids, ages 5-12 years old. Through a number of FUN activities both at the aquarium and around the area, the Junior Rangers help spread conservation messages to the world! 

From lake clean-ups to spreading the word about World Oceans Day, the Junior Rangers are not only passionate about sea creatures, but they believe they can make a positive impact on our environment - right here in San Antonio!

What does it mean to be a Junior Ranger?

  • Visit SEA LIFE throughout the year (usually on the weekend) and participate in exclusive activities & behind-the-scenes events for the Junior Rangers.
  • Participate in off-site events, like river/stream clean-ups & visits to area conservation centers.
  • Learn about important conservation topics and help brainstorm ways to spread the message to friends and families.
  • Each Junior Ranger will receive:
    • 2 Free SEA LIFE Annual Passes
    • Junior Ranger shirt to wear to activities and events
  • Most importantly, the Junior Ranger program is FUN! They will explore the aquarium and its creatures in a whole new way with the guidance from a SEA LIFE Expert.

Junior Ranger events include: 

  • Invitation to Grand Opening Events
  • River & park clean-ups at local conservation areas!
  • Behind-the-scenes education and fun activities at SEA LIFE Aquarium
  • Off-site education that focuses on local conservation. Learning locally to impact globally! 
  • Live sea creature feedings of rays, sharks & sea turtles 
  • VIP invites to the latest events and sneak-peeks at SEA LIFE Aquarium

How to Enter:

To enter to try and become a 2019 Junior Rangers, please submit a 100 word response that answers "Why do you I want to join the Junior Rangers?" Your response should also include your child's name and age.

Along with this response, please provide a photo that demonstrates your child's love for:

  1. Science
  2. Nature
  3. Oceans

Please send all entries to with the subject line "Junior Ranger Entry" by December 13, 2018 at 11:59pm.

Winners will be announced on December 16 on the SEA LIFE San Antonio Facebook Page.


Contest Rules

  • Children aged 5 to 12 (as of January 1, 2019) are eligible to enter.
  • Submissions will be accepted through Friday, December 13, 2018 at 11:59pm. (EST).
  • Creative Crew will be determined by the SEA LIFE San Antonio Team.
  • Submissions will be evaluated on the creativity and enthusiasm exhibited in the child’s response
  • Submissions must be entered by a legal parent or guardian and adhere to the submission requirements.
  • Winners will be asked to participate in various events and activities as junior ambassadors for SEA LIFE San Antonio
  • By entering a submission, you are granting SEA LIFE San Antonio’s permission to share the child’s first name, last initial, and submission on the website and social media platforms and press releases.
  • All winners, their hometowns and components of their submissions will be subject to use by SEA LIFE San Antonio and MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc for promotional purposes, including but not limited to, announcing winners on social media platforms.
  • Failure to provide complete entry information will disqualify submission.
  • Submission of your video or photograph and answer confirms you agree to the rules.
  • 2019 Junior Ranger term will run through 12/31/2019.
  • Additional information may be needed during the search process. Legal parent or guardian may be contacted via phone and/or email.
  • Entries that exceed requested limits may be disqualified.
  • SEA LIFE San Antonio reserves the right to amend the dates as needed.
  • All decisions are final and at the discretion of SEA LIFE San Antonio.

Who can get involved?

All ages are welcome! From individuals looking to make a difference, to families, youth groups, student groups and local community groups, we hope everyone can join us in helping to protect our local wildlife!


What do I need to bring to an event?

We provide all of the equipment necessary so volunteers only need to dress for the weather and bring their enthusiasm!


How do I sign up?

Unless otherwise noted in the event description on our News & Events page or on Facebook, there's no need to sign up!



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