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 designed especially for homeschool families.

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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

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

JOIN OUR STAFF!
Apply to be the Volunteer Coordinator / Education Associate. Initial review date for this carreer staff position is July 4.

Shark Science WeekSHARK SCIENCE WEEK
July 28–August 3, 2018
For a full week, the Seymour Center will celebrate sharks by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous fishes. Shark touching pool open every day!

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY
Discounts on Individual, Family, and Directors' Circle membership through June 30! Join or renew online.

Join our volunteer teamJOIN THE VOLUNTEER TEAM!
Interested in learning and sharing marine science and conservation with the next generation? Join the Seymour Center's School Programs volunteer team!

ENVIROTOKEN
Now–June 30, 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.

SANTA CRUZ MUNICIPAL WHARF EXPERIENCE
Now–August 24, 2019
Saturdays, 12–3 PM
Learn more about Monterey Bay, from a vantage point a half-mile out to sea, without ever leaving land!

TEACHER WORKSHOP
California Environmental Phenomena Summit October 3–4, 2019
Collaborate with local science experts and other educators to deepen your understanding of environmental phenomena.

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