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

• Teacher and Student Behavior Contract
• Driving Directions
Parking Instructions Fall 2017
• Seymour Center Activities Map

Chaperone Information

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

• Chaperone to Student Ratios (for grades PreK-12 Reserved Tours and Self-guided Visits)

• Chaperone Instructions for Small Groups

On-site Activities

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

Days & Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Ken Norris Memorial Lecture October 24, 2017 6:30-8 PMKEN NORRIS MEMORIAL
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Join us for a lively and informative panel discussion about coho salmon, an iconic local species on the precarious edge of survival.

marine masquerade logoMARINE MASQUERADE
Friday, October 27, 2017

Kids–dress up if you wish, be a seal or a fish–and bring your parents for a night of scavenger hunts, creature crafts, flashlight tours to a whale of a skeleton, costume parade, music, and more.

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

As of September 1, 2017, parking permits are required. Seymour Center guests will receive three hours of free parking with paid admission.

Start planning your class field trip to the Seymour Center. Field trip information and applications for the 2017-18 school year are available now.


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