Students & Teachers

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 for the 2014-15 school year are found here.

  • Educator Opportunities

    Educator Opportunities

    Explore the 2014-15 workshops, teaching resources, and special activities that help prepare educators to teach about marine science.

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    Home School Day

    Dive into a morning of marine science exploration and hands-on activities designed especially for homeschool students and families.

A special thanks…

For their support during the 2014-15 school year, we graciously thank:

Program Sponsors
The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation
Harriet and John Deck
Myrtle L. Atkinson Foundation
Sigma Alpha of Omega Nu

Schools & Scholarship donors*
Brent and Sylvia Constantz, Freny Cooper and Val Cole, Faye Crosby, Kelly and Scott Dale, M.R.C. Greenwood, David and Jackie Heald, Doug and Teri Hessel, Jo Lynne and Fredric Jones, Nancy S. Lenz and Family, Linda and Michael Minor, David Morrell and Kirsten Gruesz, Julie Packard, Steven Penrose and Mary Miller, George and Kari Riley, Santa Cruz County Bank, Seawall Fund

…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
Open Mondays, July and August
Holiday Closure, July 3-4

Students & Teachers

What's New!

August 16
The Great Tidepool

A film and discussion about Ed Ricketts’ and his innovative scientific system with filmmakers Steven and Mary Albert.

A live television event celebrating some of the world’s most amazing marine creatures airing August 31 – September 2 at 8 PM on PBS.

Thank you, voters for selecting the Seymour Center as one of six environmental organizations supported by the 2015-16 New Leaf Community Markets Envirotoken Program; starts July 16.

You'll see a lot of construction taking place here at the Coastal Science Campus but know, the Seymour Center is open for business as usual. Come visit!



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