Resources for Your Field Trip

Dried SeastarsThese activities and forms are designed to assist you in planning your school or youth group’s visit to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. In addition to logistical information for you and your chaperones, you’ll find a number of activities for different grade level ranges.

Check this site periodically to view additional activities added throughout the year.

Field Trip Logistics

Teacher and Student Behavior Contract
Driving Directions
Seymour Marine Discovery Center Exhibit Hall Map

Chaperone Information

For Self-guided Visits
For Reserved Tours
For Discovery Lab & Tour

Chaperone to Student Ratios (for grades PreK-12 Reserved Tours and Self-guided Visits)

Chaperone Instructions for Small Groups

On-site Activities

Scavenger hunts:
Shipwreck Deck/Breezeway
Aquarium Tanks
“What is Science?”
“Who are Scientists?”

Chaperone-facilitated activities:
Blue Whale Information Sheet
Blue Whale Skeleton Activity

“What is Science?”
K-4 Activities
Grades 5-8 Activities

“Who are Scientists?”
Grades 5-8 Activities

“Why is Science Important?”
K-4 Activities
Grades 5-8 Activities

“Asking Questions”
K-4 Activities
Grades 5-8 Activities


Days & Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM

Open every day - July and August, 10 AM to 5 PM


Start planning your class field trip to the Seymour Center. Marine science field trip information and applications for the 2016-17 school year are available online now.

Interested in sharing marine science with the public? Join the Seymour Center's volunteer team as an Exhibit Guide or School Programs Instructor.

Artist in Residence
July and August, 2016
See Kayla at work, Fridays between 10 AM and 2 PM. Watch her merge art and science into illustrations and animations.

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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