Join us for “The Great Aquarium Treasure Hunt” at 8:00 p.m. on February 20

Tag along on "The Great Aquarium Treasure Hunt" for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.  Premiering on February 20, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. on Maryland Public Television, this live-action, action-packed family program follows kids from the fictional South Town Middle School on their class field trip through the National Aquarium at Baltimore, home to an exotic array of marine life.

The kids are guided throughout the undersea world right in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. They explore the unique marine life of the Chesapeake Bay; take a trip “down under” to visit the crocodiles of Australia; say hello (or, more likely "ribbit, ribbit")  to the frogs in an indoor rainforest; and dive into the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to become acquainted with deep sea creatures, from sharks to rays to dolphins.

In addition to airing on MPT, the show will also be screened at the Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai Hospital, through its internal cable systems in patient rooms and waiting rooms. Kids receiving care at the children's hospital at Sinai are already enjoying the life under the sea, since LifeBridge Health has partnered with the Aquarium to broadcast a live feed in every patient room.

great aquarium

As if this wasn't cool enough, the cast also includes some young Marylanders:

  • Caitlin Fernandez from Howard County as Dewey Fernandez
  • Elias Ramos from Baltimore City, a student at Baltimore School for the Arts, as Trevor Davis
  • Andrea Unger from Baltimore County, a student at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson, as Sloane Meyers

Their teacher, Mr. Hedgeman, is played by Baltimore’s Bob Heck. Rounding out the cast are five real-life guides who work at The National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Major funding for "The Great Aquarium Treasure Hunt" is provided by LifeBridge Health, one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of health services in northwest Baltimore. After the show's debut on the 20th, it will be available for streaming on the main MPT website.

- Laura Bogart

To schedule an appointment with one of our highly trained physicians and find out why LifeBridge Health is Baltimore's premier health care organization, call 866-404-DOCS.

Print this entry

No Comments Yet.

Leave a comment

*

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

LinkedId

Instagram

Follow Me on Instagram
  • #TipTuesday: Mental health is closely linked to physical health, which is why exercise can have a profound effect on your emotional health. Stay active with mind-body exercises such as yoga, high-intensity interval training and strength training. #health #fitness #exercise #mentalhealth #strength #strengthtraining #LifeBridgeHealth

    lifebridgehealth: "#TipTuesday: Mental health is closely linked to physical health, which is why exercise can have a profound effect on your emotional health. Stay active with mind-body exercises such as yoga, high-intensity interval training and strength training. #health #fitness #exercise #mentalhealth #strength #strengthtraining #LifeBridgeHealth"
    4
    0
  • #LifeBridgeHealth is out in the #community, working to help our neighbors! Community Development Director Izzy Patoka was at the Pimlico #FarmersMarket talking to people about our Community Needs Assessment. By asking people about their concerns, ranging from health issues to transportation, we can work to ensure our programs and services will better benefit the people in our communities. #FutureOfHealthCareIsHere #Maryland #Health #Healthcare #CommunityOutreach

    lifebridgehealth: "#LifeBridgeHealth is out in the #community, working to help our neighbors! Community Development Director Izzy Patoka was at the Pimlico #FarmersMarket talking to people about our Community Needs Assessment. By asking people about their concerns, ranging from health issues to transportation, we can work to ensure our programs and services will better benefit the people in our communities. #FutureOfHealthCareIsHere #Maryland #Health #Healthcare #CommunityOutreach"
    4
    0
  • #TipTuesday: Lifting weights can boost your metabolism. According to @healthmagazine not only does muscle weigh more than fat, but it uses more energy, too. #LifeBridgeHealth #Health #Fitness #Exercise #Lift

    lifebridgehealth: "#TipTuesday: Lifting weights can boost your metabolism. According to @healthmagazine not only does muscle weigh more than fat, but it uses more energy, too. #LifeBridgeHealth #Health #Fitness #Exercise #Lift"
    6
    0
  • #Levindale residents and employees had a special visit from the @baltimoreorioles bird to help celebrate "Orioles Day!" #LifeBridgeHealth #BaltimoreOrioles

    lifebridgehealth: "#Levindale residents and employees had a special visit from the @baltimoreorioles bird to help celebrate "Orioles Day!" #LifeBridgeHealth #BaltimoreOrioles"
    7
    0
  • Dana Pryor, a patient at the Alvin & Lois Lapidus #Cancer Institute at #LifeBridgeHealth, found her @givingcomfort kit to be "thoughtful and useful." #HealthCare #CancerFighter

    lifebridgehealth: "Dana Pryor, a patient at the Alvin & Lois Lapidus #Cancer Institute at #LifeBridgeHealth, found her @givingcomfort kit to be "thoughtful and useful." #HealthCare #CancerFighter"
    6
    0
  • #Levindale employees and other residents recently wish Elizabeth Haberman, a beloved resident, a very happy 103rd birthday! #HappyBirthday #LifeBridgeHealth

    lifebridgehealth: "#Levindale employees and other residents recently wish Elizabeth Haberman, a beloved resident, a very happy 103rd birthday! #HappyBirthday #LifeBridgeHealth"
    8
    0
  • #TipTuesday: Returning to running for the summer months? Take it slow. Don't worry about how many miles to #run; begin by running for time not distance. #Exercise #Fitness #HealthCare #LifeBridgeHealth #Running

    lifebridgehealth: "#TipTuesday: Returning to running for the summer months? Take it slow. Don't worry about how many miles to #run; begin by running for time not distance. #Exercise #Fitness #HealthCare #LifeBridgeHealth #Running"
    8
    0
  • Congratulations to the #LifeBridgeHealth June #SuperStar employees! Your hard work and dedication are very much appreciated. Thank you for all that you do. #FutureOfHealthCareIsHere #HealthCare #EmployeeAppreciation #EmployeeOfTheMonth

    lifebridgehealth: "Congratulations to the #LifeBridgeHealth June #SuperStar employees! Your hard work and dedication are very much appreciated. Thank you for all that you do. #FutureOfHealthCareIsHere #HealthCare #EmployeeAppreciation #EmployeeOfTheMonth"
    4
    0
  • #TipTuesday: Learning how to read and understand food labels can help you make healthier choices. #EatHealthy #Nutrition #FoodLabels

    lifebridgehealth: "#TipTuesday: Learning how to read and understand food labels can help you make healthier choices. #EatHealthy #Nutrition #FoodLabels"
    7
    0
  • #SneakPeek: #LifeBridgeHealth employees had some fun - and made a mess - filming a new video for #Artscape, the annual #Baltimore arts festival. See the final product at the festival this weekend and right here on #Instagram next week. #ArtFestival #BeCreative

    lifebridgehealth: "#SneakPeek: #LifeBridgeHealth employees had some fun - and made a mess - filming a new video for #Artscape, the annual #Baltimore arts festival. See the final product at the festival this weekend and right here on #Instagram next week. #ArtFestival #BeCreative"
    7
    0