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MARCH IS MEMBER APPRECIATION MONTH

Visit, shop, win prizes, and discover YOUR Seymour Center! Check out all of the March membership benefits:

NEW & CURRENT MEMBERS

Enjoy a shopping spree down by the sea! Receive 15% off merchandise* in the Ocean Discovery Shop. *Discounts do not include sale items, food, and drinks.

JOIN OR RENEW DURING MARCH

To be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift card for the Ocean Discovery Shop.

NEW & RENEWING MEMBERS

Receive two extra one-day guest passes.

NEW BENEFIT

Join at the $100 level and take advantage of 1000+ museums across the country for one great price!

JOIN TODAY!

• Visit FREE all year long
• Enjoy discounts at the gift shop
• Priority registration for Ocean Explorers summer camp
• AND much more!

Membership prices increase April 1, 2019. Don’t wait; renew or join now!

Thank you, members!

 

Seymour Center members are invited to a wide variety of activities year round. Plus you will know that you are helping to care for our planet’s most important asset––our oceans­­.

Every membership includes free admission for 12 months (including Science Sundays)Kids touching otter pelt at the Seymour Center, discounts at our unique gift shop all year long, and discounts throughout the year, facility rental opportunities and e-newsletters with invitations to all of our offerings for every age and interest level.

Gift memberships available!

Our members keep us going. Membership in the Friends of the Seymour Marine Discovery Center supports our extraordinary education programs. From Science Sunday to Ocean Explorers, your support brings ocean science and conservation to every age and to every interest level. Thank you so much.

Join or renew your membership today:

Online

By phone: (831) 459-3800

By mail (mail this application to): 100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

View membership levels and benefits for the Friends of Seymour Marine Discovery Center:

 

Basic benefits apply at every level as follows:

  • Free admission for 12 months
  • 10% Ocean Discovery Shop discount year round
  • Facility Rentals opportunities
Annual Fees Benefits
Individual $40
$20 Student
$35 Senior
$35 UCSC employees and alumni
  • Basic Benefits
  • Two one-day guest passes
Dual/Family $60
$50 Seniors
$50 UCSC employees and alumni
  • Basic Benefits
  • Free family admission (two adults and your children or grandchildren 18 years and under)
  • Two one-day guest passes
Discoverer’s Circle $100
Explorer’s Circle $250
Researcher’s Circle $500
  • Basic Benefits
  • Free family admission (two adults and your children or grandchildren 18 years and under)
  • Six one-day guest passes
  • Reciprocal memberships in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association (1,000+ member institutions)
  • One time 20% discount shopping spree at the Ocean Discovery Shop
Adventurer’s Circle $1,000
  • Basic Benefits
  • Free family admission (two adults and your children or grandchildren 18 years and under)
  • Six one-day guest passes
  • Reciprocal memberships in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association (1,000+ member institutions)
  • One-time 20% discount shopping spree at the Ocean Discovery Shop
Directors’ Circle $1,200
  • Basic Benefits
  • Free family admission (two adults and your children or grandchildren 18 years and under)
  • Six one-day guest passes to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center
  • Reciprocal memberships in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association (1,000+ member institutions)
  • One-time 20% discount shopping spree at the Ocean Discovery Shop
  • Invitations to exclusive receptions, presentations, and events with the directors of UC Santa Cruz Coastal Science Campus

Look for changes in our membership program in 2018.

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

GLOBAL OCEANS GALA
March 23, 2019
The community is cordially invited to the 2019 Global Oceans Gala honoring John Laird. RSVP.

THANK YOU, MEMBERS!
March is member appreciation month! Whether you’re a current, renewing, or new member, we’ve got a way to say, “Thank you!” Learn more.

OCEAN EXPLORERS
Apply Today!
Summer camp information and applications are now online. Applications due Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 5 PM.

SCIENCE SUNDAY
March 17, 2019
1:30–2:30 PM
Join us for our upcoming Science Sunday, “Sea Star Wasting Syndrome: An Unfolding Story.”

BECOME AN EXHIBIT GUIDE VOLUNTEER
Apply by May 5, 2019
Make a difference for the ocean and join our team of exhibit guide volunteers. Apply today!

ENVIROTOKEN
Now through June 2019
Bring your own bag when you shop at New Leaf’s westside Santa Cruz location and receive an Envirotoken worth 10-cents that you can donate to the Seymour Center.

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