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

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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