Students & Teachers

Students and teachers are invited to explore our variety of programs designed to enhance knowledge of marine science and ocean conservation.

  • Ways to Visit

    Field Trips

    Discover the three great ways your class can visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Program descriptions, logistics, and fees are found here.

  • Educator Opportunities

    Educator Opportunities

    Explore workshops, teaching resources, and special activities that help prepare educators to teach about marine science.

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    Homeschool Day

    Explore marine science through a variety of special activities at Homeschool Day on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

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    Educator Mailing List

    Join our Educator Mailing List to be notified about Seymour Center education programs, including field trips, workshops, Homeschool Day, classroom kits, and more.

A special thanks…

For their support during the 2016-17 school year, we graciously thank:

Program Sponsors
Anonymous
Myrtle L. Atkinson Foundation
Kelly Plater-Dale
Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation
Otter Cove Foundation
Seawall Fund

Schools & Scholarship donors*

Jeff and Julia Dozier, Gary Griggs and Deepika Shrestha Ross, Andrew and Joni Janecki, Rick and Theresa Landell, Rita and Peter Prindle, Peter and Delanie Read, and Efren and Cynthia Rosas*

…as well as many others for their generous support of our extraordinary education programs.

*Listed donors $1,000+

Days & Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

SEA OTTER
AWARENESS WEEK
September 23 - October 1, 2017
Join us for this annual recognition of the vital role that sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem.

PARKING CHANGES
Beginning September 1, 2017, parking permits will be required. Seymour Center guests will receive three hours of free parking with paid admission.

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

LOCALS "SEYMOUR"
IN SEPTEMBER
Santa Cruz County locals can visit the Seymour Marine Discovery Center for free any Thursday this September!

ATTENTION TEACHERS
Start planning your class field trip to the Seymour Center. Field trip information and applications for the 2017-18 school year are available now.

Kids participate in the underwater robotics workshopUNDERWATER ROBOTICS
WORKSHOP
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Learn how to build underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) in this fun workshop!

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