Guide Partner Program (12-13 years old)

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Texas State Aquarium

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Guide Partner Program
Elizabeth is a active volunteer in our Guide Partner Program. This program trains a child,11-13, and a parent to be exhibit guides.

The Guide Partners Program pairs one child with one adult (parent or guardian). They will work as a team, attending training and starting out as apprentice guides, this program in ONLY available in the Exhibit Guide category. They will also work as a team as they move from one exhibit area to another and interact with visitors.

Opportunities: Provides an opportunity for families to work and learn together.


  • Each volunteer must complete an online application.
  • Attend an information class. Please call the Volunteer Department at 361-881-1381 to confirm time of next session. Please come dressed to participate in a tour of our facility - close-toed shoes must be worn in order for you to participate in the tour.
  • Complete all paperwork needed during orientation.
  • Complete interview with Guide Program Area Coordinator.
  • Pay non-refundable $35 program fee (only if selected into the volunteer program.)
  • Pass a criminal background check if 18 or older. If under 18, provide two letters of recommendation from teachers, employers, or community leaders.
  • Must provide proof of completion of the Hepatitis B vaccine series.
  • Participation in the training program.


  • Development of child/adult teamwork
  • Building self confidence
  • Taking part in positive social interactions
  • Learning about the marine environment
  • Taking positive conservation action

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2710 N. ShorelineCorpus Christi, TX 78402



  • Mentoring
  • STEM
  • Environmental Education
  • General Education


  • Kids
  • Teens


  • Must be at least 11
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum 30 hours

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