Resources for Your Field Trip

Dried SeastarsThese resources are designed to assist you in planning your school or youth group’s visit to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Be sure to use your preview pass to come visit to plan focus activities before your field trip, since exhibits and animals on display change over time.

New activities are periodically added and updated on this page.

Field Trip Logistics

• Activity Map
• Teacher and Student Behavior Contract
• Driving Directions

Chaperone Information

• For Self-guided Visits
• For Reserved Tours
• For Discovery Lab & Tour

On-site Activities

• Sample Color-coded Activity Map
• Sample Activity Rotations for 4 Groups

Chaperone-facilitated activities
     • Blue Whale Information Sheet
     • Blue Whale Skeleton Activity

Post-Discovery Lab & Tour Teacher Links

Fossils Uncovered (Grade 3 Discovery Lab)

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

GLOBAL OCEANS GALA
March 23, 2019
The community is cordially invited to the 2019 Global Oceans Gala honoring John Laird. Now accepting reservations; please RSVP by March 5, 2019.

GIVING DAY
February 27, 2019
Support Our Oceans—Help Locals “Seymour”! Your Giving Day gift of $9 or less will be used to underwrite a Free Day in fall 2019.

HOMESCHOOL DAY
March 6, 2019
Join us for a morning of special hands-on activities and science investigations designed for homeschool families. Advanced registration recommended.

BECOME AN EXHIBIT GUIDE VOLUNTEER
Apply by May 5, 2019
Make a difference for the ocean and join our team of exhibit guide volunteers. Apply today!

Join our teamATTENTION TEACHERS
Bring your class to the best science field trip of the year. Choose from a variety of field trip options for your group.

ENVIROTOKEN
Now through June 2019
Bring your own bag when you shop at New Leaf’s westside Santa Cruz location and receive an Envirotoken worth 10-cents that you can donate to the Seymour Center.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR UCSC STUDENTS!
Seymour Center has positions open for UCSC students who want to work in a dynamic and exciting environment. To join our team, apply today!

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY
Every membership includes free admission for 12 months and other benefits. Join or renew online today!

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