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!

OCEAN EXPLORERS VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP
Explore an incredible world of marine mammal science from your own home this summer. Space is limited. Apply NOW!

CREATURE FEATURE
Explore the intricate beauty of bat stars up close. Learn how they sense their surroundings and why they feel scratchy to the touch. Watch the 4-minute video here!

WORLD OCEANS DAY
Monday, June 8, 2020
Join us for a virtual World Oceans Day celebration and take part in the Seymour Center Online Ocean Superhero Challenge.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION
June 8, 2020, 11 AM–12 PM
Learn about exciting, current research from award-winning UC Santa Cruz students studying the oceans.

SELF-GUIDED COASTAL WALKING TOUR
Enjoy outdoor highlights of the spectacular Coastal Science Campus as you explore the network of trails with this guide to interpretive signs.

MARINE SCIENCE JOURNALING
Start your own marine science journal today with these cool observation activities with video links. Designed for ages seven and up.

SUNDAY SEASIDE CRAFTS–AT HOME!
Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house. Find instructions for our latest craft: Camouflage Challenge.

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