Exhibit Guides

Exhibit GuidesTeens who are 15 or older can become Exhibit Guides. Exhibit Guides are volunteers who assist visitors at the touch pools and interpret the aquarium and exhibit hall. Working alongside experienced docents, they learn about marine science, gain valuable public speaking skills, and meet people from all walks of life and from all over the world.

Training: 4 hands-on, exciting sessions
Ongoing time commitment: Fall, winter and spring – a minimum of one, four-hour shift every other week
Summer – one, four-hour shift every week.
Who can apply: Teens (ages 15 and up) and adults

Get more details.

Download an application to become an Exhibit Guide

Mail completed applications to:
Volunteer Program
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
100 Shaffer Road
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Days & Hours

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

Spotlight!

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

SCIENCE SUNDAY
September 20
EVOLUTION IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

Join assistant professor Eric Palkovacs as he describes the way humans are shaping evolution on our planet today, through his work focusing on freshwater and marine ecosystems.

ENVIROTOKEN SUCCESS
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.

OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION
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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