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. Also provided are ready-to-copy activities for high school students.

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:
Self-guided Exhibit Exploration (K-12, Community College)
Self-guided Visit (Preschool and Youth Groups)
Reserved Tours

Chaperone Instructions for Small Groups

On-site Activities

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

Chaperone-facilitated activities:
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

Blue Whale Information Sheet

High School activities:
Coming soon.

Days & Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM
Open Mondays, July and August
Holiday Closure, July 3-4

Resources for Your Field Trip

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!



Stay informed about tours, activites & events throughout the year