People

We rely on a diverse group of people for our success. The Center’s professional staff is dedicated to excellence in its fundamental role of marine science education; more than 200 volunteers, interns, and university student employees assist in every way. The Friends of Long Marine Lab is the community support group that provides funding for the Center’s entire operation, as well as for UC Santa Cruz student research in the marine sciences.

  • Staff Volunteer

    Staff

    Get to know the people who make the Seymour Marine Discovery Center thrive.

  • Board

    Board

    Learn about the Friends of Seymour Marine Discovery Center Board of Directors.

  • Volunteers/Interns

    Volunteers/Interns

    The excellence of our programs is dependent on the generous support of skilled and dedicated volunteers and enthusiastic interns. Find out more about them and learn how to join our team.

Days & Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

Photo by Manuae of Nautlilus in the oceanFIRST SCIENCE SUNDAY OF THE YEAR:
January 21, 2018
CEPHALOPODS ARE THE NEW DINOSAURS

Into Africa book coverINTO AFRICA
A New Presentation by
Frans Lanting & Chris Eckstrom
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Docent TrainingHOMESCHOOL DAY
NEW DATE & TIME!
Friday, February 23, 2018
1:30 - 3:00 PM

Enjoy hands-on activities designed especially for homeschool families. Open to all—novices to experts!

GLOBAL OCEANS AWARDS GALA
March 24, 2018

This year's gala will honor Dr. Gary Griggs. This is a benefit event to support the education programs of the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Now accepting reservations!

ATTENTION TEACHERS
Start the new year with an inspiring field trip to the Seymour Center! Choose from three great ways to dive into scientific exploration and the Next Generation Science Standards.

NOW HIRING
UCSC STUDENTS
Be a part of our team! The Seymour Center is looking for qualified, enthusiastic UCSC students—apply today!

PARKING CHANGES
As of September 1, 2017, parking permits are required by UCSC. Seymour Center guests will receive three hours of free parking with paid admission.

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