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511 N Main Street

Hendersonville, NC 28792
Tel/Fax: 828-692-8386

Welcome to Team ECCO

Aquarium information
Public hours:  Wednesday-Saturday 1- 5 pm
Fees:  $ 3 per person, children under 4 are
The Team ECCO Ocean Center & Aquarium is a registered 501 c 3 and is maintained and run through the great hearts of our volunteers and volunteer staff as a service to this community and the education of its children.  

Holiday Crafts!

Join us  Weds. Dec. 10 & 17, from 3 - 4 :30 pm  & Sat. Dec. 14 & 21, from 2 -3:30 pm for holiday craft creations!    One craft kit per paid admission for ages 4-12.   Craft kits are FREE with regular paid admission while supplies last during listed times.

  Aquarium news...

Aquarium Holiday hours:
*the Aquarium will be closed  Dec. 24, 2014 for the Christmas and New Year holidays. From all of the volunteer staff, we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a fabulous New Year!  
We hope you have a fish-tacular holiday season!
Super minions promoted! The above students have been promoted at the Team ECCO Ocean Center & Aquarium:   Kortney Clark, Assist. Director of Education:   Katlyn Kannup, Lead Intern; Mary Lynn Marks, Mead Krowka, and Hagen Mendrykowski all are Aquarium Development Interns.  Kortney, Mary Lynn , and Mead are members of the Team ECCO divers. Kortney has begun teaching Sea Base 101 classes and will be responsible for program and event scheduling. Katlyn will oversee student training and assist in aquarium care and design. Mead and Mary Lynn will focus on new exhibits. Hagen is responsible for social media and educational poster displays. Congratulations to all! We hope you stop in and personally talk with these outstanding young leaders and meet the solid core of Team ECCO. ( not pictured: Hagen Mendrykowski)
  Please note:  calendar events are subject to change !


The mission of Team ECCO: To promote scientific discovery
through interactive learning encounters that develop
understanding and respect for water based ecosystems.
This mission is to foster stewardship, develop leadership,
and build friendship - life skills for a living world.


Team ECCO is a Team for Educating Children to Care for the Ocean

Michael Ramer, shark training with Cristina Zenato, UnExSo, Grand Bahama Island

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