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

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

Join our volunteer teamVOLUNTEER WITH US!
Now recruiting for volunteer Docents. Join the fun and learn how to teach the public about ocean conservation and marine science! Apply Now!

NATURE JOURNALING TEACHER WORKSHOP
November 16, 2019
Practice using nature journals to learn how students can deepen observations and questioning skills.

COMMUNITY FREE DAY
November 12, 2019
Enjoy free admission to the Seymour Center all day, 10 AM–5 PM.

UCSC STUDENT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY
Now accepting proposals for the 2019-20 Student Research and Education Awards. Application deadline: November 15, 2019.

SCIENCE SUNDAY
November 17, 2019
1:30–2:30 PM
Join us for our upcoming Science Sunday, “Floating on the Edge: Physiology, Ecology, and Recovery of Southern Sea Otters.”

Join our teamATTENTION TEACHERS
Inspire your students with the best field trip of the year! Discovery Lab field trip applications for the 2019-20 school year are now available. Apply NOW!

RENT THE SEYMOUR CENTER FOR EVENTS
Booking Now–Nov. 2020
Experience spectacular ocean views for your next social or business event! Inquire today!

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