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 Every Day July and August, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
Sunday, August 20, 1:30 PM
The Bait and Switch: A Discussion Of Seafood Fraud In Los Angeles And Santa Cruz.

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.

JOIN THE VOLUNTEER TEAM!
Now recruiting for Exhibit Guides and School Programs Instructors - apply today for one of these exciting volunteer opportunities!

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

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

OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION
You'll see a lot of construction taking place here at the Coastal Science Campus but know, the Seymour Center is open for business as usual. Come visit!

SEA OTTER AWARENESS WEEK
September 23 - October 1, 2017
Save the date for Sea Otter Awareness Week: an annual recognition of the vital role that sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem.

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