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
• 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

• Seymour Center Activities Map
• Sample Activity Rotations for 4 Groups
  Chaperone-facilitated activities:
• Blue Whale Information Sheet
• Blue Whale Skeleton Activity

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

JINGLE SHELLS
ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
December 9, 2018
Noon–5:30 PM
Shop for gifts from local artisans and celebrate the holidays–Santa Cruz-style!

VOTE US INTO NEW LEAF’S ENVIROTOKEN
PROGRAM
Now–December 16, 2018
Visit any New Leaf store to fill out a paper ballot and vote for the Seymour Center today.

UCSC STUDENT ART
INSTALLATION
Now–December 6, 2018
Learn about the effects of single-use plastics on marine life. This exhibit is outdoors and free to the public.

LAND OF THE JAGUARS:
WILD WETLANDS OF SOUTH AMERICA
February 2, 2019
3 PM & 7 PM
A new presentation by Frans Lanting and Chris Eckstrom.

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.

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!

Join our volunteer teamVOLUNTEER WITH US!
Looking for a way to make a difference? Interested in learning more about marine science and conservation? Feel great, learn lots, and make an impact—that's what happens when you become a Seymour Center volunteer!

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