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IMMS Sea Explorers Club
Your Passport to Fun and Adventure!

Looking for something fun and unique to do on the weekend from April through October?  Join the IMMS Sea Explorers' Club!! Each Saturday, IMMS will offer programs that explore a variety of marine-themed topics and activities.  Participants will earn a “Passport to Adventure” for every course.  The Sea Explorers Club is a great way for children and adults to learn about the marine environment while having a great time!  Please see below for details on each program offered.  We hope to see you soon!

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Dozing With Dolphins

IMMS is proud to present a night of fun and excitement! Come, stay, and explore! The Ocean Expo-“Dozing with Dolphins” program is designed to be interactive and educational for all ages. Guests will participate in exciting educational activities, experience a behind-the-scenes tour, watch a movie on the “big screen,” feed live animals, and observe animal training presentations. The evening includes an overnight patch for participants, breakfast in the morning, and memories of a lifetime. This program was designed for scouting, by an Eagle Scout, but can be tailored to fit the needs of any type group. Ocean Expo-“Dozing with Dolphins” is scheduled upon availability. Contact Dennis McGrury at 228-896-9182 ext. 1772 or dmcgrury@imms.org.

Fees: $25 for adults, $30 for children.

Scenic Bayou Tours

Make your reservation and explore nature through a relaxing morning, afternoon, or sunset pontoon boat cruise in Back Bay Biloxi, the MS Sound, or the Tchoutacabouffa River. These three-hour cruises – offered April through October – will provide guests with habitat interpretations, bird identification, and incredible photo opportunities. A minimum of 15 guests is required for these bayou tours to be implemented. Contact Dennis McGrury at 228-896-9182 ext. 1772 or dmcgrury@imms.org.

Fees: $30 for adults, $24 for children (12 – 8 years old); a 10% discount is available for parties booking the full capacity of the vessel ( 25 guests).

Time: 9AM - 12PM
Kayak Adventure

Bring a friend and see nature “up close and personal” by paddling in two-person kayaks in Bayou Bernard. Two educators are provided for this three-hour adventures for habitat interpretations and bird identification. A minimum of 10 guests is required per reservation on these first and third Saturdays—offered April through October—from 9 a.m. until noon. Contact Dennis McGrury at 228-896-9182 ext. 1772 or dmcgrury@imms.org.

Fee: $30 per person
Time: 9AM - 12PM
Learning to Fish

Cast NetInterested in fish? This three-hour class is for you! You’ll learn different fishing techniques, fish anatomy, and how to prepare fish fillets. Members will have a chance to practice their fishing skills by throwing cast nets, baiting crab traps, and using a rod and reel. For ages 5 and older. A minimum of 10 guests is required for program implementation. Contact Dennis McGrury at 228-896-9182 ext. 1772 or dmcgrury@imms.org.

Fee: $12 per person

Details
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The Ocean Expo Explorers’ Club is offered on Saturdays at IMMS from 9 a.m.-12 noon. Reservations are required, all fees must be paid in advance and program must have a minimum of 10 participants per program (15 for the Scenic Bayou Tour).

Cancellation Policy

Non-refundable deposit required.

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