Youth & Teen Programs

Exciting learning opportunities abound for youth and teens interested in learning about the world’s oceans––and about the most fascinating careers on Earth!

Ocean Explorers Summer Camp

Our marine science summer camps give students ages 7 to 14 an opportunity to actively explore the ocean, investigate the animals we share Monterey Bay with, and experience the thrill of scientific discovery at a working marine lab.

Exhibit Guides

If you are 15 years or older, this volunteer experience is the way to immerse yourself in ocean science. Learn and grow––become an Exhibit Guide! Find out how.

Days & Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

cover of new book: A Seal Named PatchesSCIENCE SUNDAY:
A SEAL NAMED PATCHES
Sunday, November 19
Come for the science, bring the kids, and stay for the book signing in the exhibit hall.

APPLY FOR THE STUDENT RESEARCH & EDUCATION AWARDS!
Applications for this Undergraduate and Graduate opportunity are due December 4.

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

Docent TrainingJOIN THE SEYMOUR
CENTER'S VOLUNTEER TEAM AS A DOCENT!
Docents lead daily tours, assist guests at the touch pools, educate the public about marine conservation, and so much more!

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

ATTENTION TEACHERS
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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