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 after all lottery applications have been scheduled.

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.

Spotlight!

Shark Science WeekSHARK SCIENCE WEEK
August 9–15, 2020
For a full week, the Seymour Center will virtually celebrate sharks by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous fishes.

NEW VIRTUAL EXHIBIT: DEEP SEA CORAL
Virtually explore this digital mixed media project featuring curated archives from nearly 20 years of deep-sea exploration of ancient denizens of the deep.

SCIENCE SUNDAY
August 16, 2020
1:30–2:30 PM
“Field Immersion: How Curiosity, Natural History, and Collaboration Have Led to Ecological Discoveries along the Californias.”

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.

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