Gulf State Park Shark Week
Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier
July 23rd through 27th 2018
10am until 3pm
Join us for a full week of "fintastic fun"
Daily activities from 10am until 3pm each day include:
- 3D Shark Movie
- Fun, educational displays and activities all about shark’s anatomy, senses, fins
- Sharks of the Gulf scavenger hunt on the pier. Each correct answer will get a shark tooth or small trinket to add to Shark Week visor craft.
- See what's going on under the pier on a monitor showing our underwater remote control vehicle.
- Shark Face Painting and Tattoos
Each day will also have a guest educator:
Monday- Ocean Camp
Tuesday- Auburn University Natural History Museum will be showing how to use a dichotomous key to identify sharks
Wednesday- Marine Resources will have touch tanks to get up close and personal
Thursday- Marine Fisheries Lab with Mississippi State University at the Coastal Research and Extension Center will be doing dissections at 10:30am and 1pm
Friday- USM’s Center for Fisheries Research and Development will have tagging info, preserved specimens and microscopes with blood slides
Entrance is $3 per person for all ages and includes sightseeing on the Pier and all shark week activities.
Please check back for more details coming soon..........