Field Trip Calendar

Find availability for Discovery Lab & Tours, Reserved School Tours, or Self-guided Exhibit Explorations for K-12 and Community College classes here.

Discovery Lab & Tours

Annual schedule: Tuesday-Friday, October 15, 2019 – May 29, 2020.

Discovery Lab applications received by the Lottery Deadline (September 5, 2019) have the best selection of program dates and times. Applications received after the lottery deadline will be contacted with available dates and times.

Dates available: See the most current list of dates and times available.

See Discovery Lab Scheduling for more information.

Reserved School Tour

Annual schedule: Tuesday-Sunday, year-round; Monday also available in July-August.

Reserved School Tours may not be booked on Community Free Days (9/17/19, 10/17/19, 11/12/19, 12/6/19).

  • Reservations must be made at least three weeks in advance year round, and far in advance for spring.
  • Available slots are filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • If you are interested in a Reserved School Tour, please review the information on our Field Trips page, then call (831) 459-3800 to make a reservation.

Self-guided Exhibit Exploration

Annual schedule: Tuesday-Sunday, year round; Monday also available in July-August.

Self-guided Exhibit Explorations may not be booked on Community Free Days (9/17/19, 10/17/19, 11/12/19, 12/6/19).

  • Advance reservations required year round, and far in advance for spring.
  • Available slots are filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • If you are interested in a Self-guided Exhibit Exploration, please review the information on our Field Trips page, then call (831) 459-3800 to make a reservation.

Days & Hours

Monday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
July 21, 2019
1:30–2:30 PM
Join us for our upcoming Science Sunday, “Nest Watchers: Citizen Scientists Reveal New Information about Peregrine Falcons.”

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!

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–July 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!

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!

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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