What can you buy with S$8?
These days with S$8 one can either pay for a Macdonalds Happy Meal or a cup of Starbucks beverage at most.
But not so at the S.E.A. Aquarium.
A world of Privileges
In line with S.E.A. Aquarium‘s on-going effort to educate and inspire the public on marine conservation, Guardians of the S.E.A.A organises monthly events such as workshops, talks, beach cleanups and reef cleanups.
These privileges include:
– Being the first to be invited for conservation talks, workshops and events.
– Receive welcome vouchers worth $70 that comes complete with an exclusive S.E.A.A. lanyard.
– Receive monthly e-newsletter on the latest events happenings at the S.E.A. Aquarium
‘S.E.A.A’ it…to believe it!
Recently as Guardians of the S.E.A.A (GOTS) members, we had the rare privilege to go behind the scenes to know more about the sharks. We saw first hand the large tanks where the sharks were kept and heard from the aquarist there on how the sharks are being cared for. Later on, we even saw the actual feeding of the sharks. It was also quite inspiring to interact with the aquarist and find out more about how he trained to be one.
Inside the S.E.A. Aquarium, the kids learnt about the need to protect the sharks, how every marine animal has its own place in the ecology, including the sharks. If we were to kill the sharks recklessly for shark fins, we are doing a tremendous disservice to our environment. Imagine a world without these beautiful creatures!
Later on, the kids were treated to a live story telling session based on a conservation themed book read by an actress dresses as the Sea Goddess. It was rather engaging, especially for the kids.
The Chinese New Year program included a Sea Dragon Dance inside the world’s biggest aquarium – yes, the Ocean Dome. It was quite surreal seeing the various marine life swimming with the mythical Sea Goddess and Dragon. The kids were rather entertained!
In addition to these performances, there are also booths where families can learn more about the diverse marine life at the aquarium. All in, it was well worth that S$8 a year subscription fees of being a Guardians of the S.E.A.A. The educational benefits you’ll reap are simply priceless.
What are the privileges of being a member of Guardians of the S.E.A.A.
- Participate in members-only conservation events such as workshops, talks, beach cleanups and reef cleanups. Check out our upcoming events here.
- Receive a monthly e-newsletter on what’s happening at the S.E.A. Aquarium and Guardians of the S.E.A.A.
- Receive a Welcome Package with membership card and lanyard worth over SGD50
Upcoming Events for Guardians of the S.E.A.A Members:
Jan – A Coral-Full Ocean (event recap)
Feb – Beyond Shark Week: How science can help save sharks
Mar – A Plastic Ocean Mangrove Cleanup
Apr – Caring for Our Home
May – Science in the SEAA by JCU –All About Turtles!
Jun – Beach Cleanup & Reef Cleanup
Jul – Science in the SEAA by JCU
Aug – Sharks and Rays in S.E.A. Aquarium
Sep – Friends of the OceanBeach Cleanup
Oct – Otters in Singapore: A Closer Look
Nov – Science in the SEAA by JCU – Reef Cleanup
Dec – Guardians of the S.E.A.A. Appreciation Night
Who can sign up for Guardians of the S.E.A.A.
- Open to all who are 4 years old and above.
If you are passionate about all things marine life and wish to learn more about the ocean and conservation, join Guardians of the S.E.A.A.
- Register your interest at [email protected]
- Annual membership fee: S$8 only!
Thanks to our sponsor, we are giving away a pair of S.E.A. Aquarium Entrance Tickets and 2 Guardians of the S.E.A.A Memberships to 1 loyal reader!
Here’s how you qualify:
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The giveaway ends 05 March 2018, 11.59pm and is open to readers in Singapore. The winner will be contacted using the email address provided when entering this draw and will have 24 hours to respond, failing which a new winner will be drawn. All entries will be verified before the winner is announced, incomplete and unverified entries will be disqualified. Please note that all Facebook and Instagram accounts (e.g. accounts set up purely to take part in contests with no authentic posts or very few real friends) will be disqualified. Winner will have to collect the prize in person from S.E.A Aquarium. All the best!