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

Monday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
August 18, 2019
1:30–2:30 PM
Join us for our upcoming Science Sunday, “A New Age of Dinoflagellates: Using AI and Robots to Study Harmful Algal Blooms.”

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!

Join our volunteer teamBECOME A VOLUNTEER!
Interested in learning and sharing marine science and conservation with others? We are now recruiting Exhibit Guides and School Programs Instructors! Applications due September 1. Apply today!

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!

YOUR DREAM WEDDING
Booking Now–August 2020
With breathtaking views of Monterey Bay and access to the aquarium, the Seymour Center is the ideal spot for your Santa Cruz ocean view wedding. Inquire today!

SEA OTTER
AWARENESS WEEK
September 24–29, 2019
Discover the vital role sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem during this annual recognition celebration.

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.

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

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