Students & Teachers

The 2014-15 Marine Science Education Programs brochure for K-12 and Community College will be available online beginning Wednesday, August 13, 2014. If you would like to be added to our Educator Mailing List and receive the brochure by mail, call us at (831) 459-3800.

Students and teachers are invited to explore our variety of programs designed to enhance knowledge of marine science and ocean conservation.

  • Ways to Visit

    Field Trips

    Discover the three great ways your class can visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Program descriptions, logistics, and fees are found here.

  • Educator Opportunities

    Educator Opportunities

    Explore the workshops, teaching resources, and special activities that help prepare educators to teach about marine science.

A special thanks…

For their support during the 2013-14 school year, we graciously thank our Schools & Scholarship donors* including Nancy Lenz and Family, Jack and Stephanie Harkness, Peter and Delanie Read, Harriet and John Deck, Sigma Alpha of Omega Nu, Rita and Peter Prindle, Carol and Bob Simpkins, Anonymous, Santa Cruz County Bank as well as many others for their generous support of our extraordinary education programs.

*Listed donors $1,000+

Days & Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM

Students & Teachers

What's New!

Science Sunday
Mapping Marine Mammal Health

Sunday, July 20
Join Dr. Claire Simeone, Conservation Medicine Veterinarian from The Marine Mammal Center for a discussion about the Marine Mammal Health Map project.

Behind-the-Scene Tours
Learn more about exciting marine research behind the scenes and experience the spectacular surroundings of our location.

Wharf Tours
Take a tour a half-mile out to sea—without leaving the shore



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