How to Apply – Ocean Explorers Virtual Camp

This is the summer highlight you’ve been waiting for! You know you can count on the Seymour Center’s camp programs for fun interactions with animals, scientists, aquarists, and other kids. So we’ve designed our Ocean Explorers virtual camp to do just that –– and we’ve even added new activities!

  1. Complete the Ocean Explorers Virtual Camp registration form
  2. Please complete a separate registration form for each child.
  3. Questions? Contact us at discover@ucsc.edu

Members Priority Registration

Members (at the Dual/Family membership level or higher) of the Friends of Seymour Marine Discovery Center receive priority registration and a reduced fee for Ocean Explorers programs (see Schedule & Fees). If you would like to become a member or are unsure of your membership status, check out our membership page.

Confirmation and Payment

  1. After submitting a registration form, you will be contacted within three business days to confirm enrollment (or placement on a waiting list).
  2. Selected applicants will be asked to supply payment by Friday, June 12, 2020 (or when confirmed if applying after June 12).

Refund Policy

When notified of a cancellation at least two weeks in advance, we will attempt to fill the vacancy. If a replacement is found, we will refund the program cost minus a $50 cancellation fee. If we do not find a replacement, we are unable to refund any portion of the program fee. If the Seymour Center needs to cancel a program due to the minimum enrollment not met, your full payment will be refunded.

Questions?

Contact us at discover@ucsc.edu

 

Ocean Explorers Session Descriptions

Schedule and Fees

Meet our Instructors

Ocean Explorers Virtual Summer Camp

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
July 19, 2020 1:30–2:30 PM
Join us–online!–for Science Sunday, “Stranded: A Window into the Health of Marine Mammal Populations,” with Robin Dunkin, Ph.D. Preregister.

LABSIDE CHATS
July 2, 2020, 11 AM
Tune in to learn more about the ecology of marine mammals with Roxanne Beltran, Ph.D.

SUNDAY SEASIDE CRAFTS–AT HOME!
Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house. Find instructions for our latest activity: Ocean Acidification Experiment.

CREATURE FEATURE
Explore the intricate beauty of bat stars up close. Learn how they sense their surroundings and why they feel scratchy to the touch. Watch the 4-minute video here!

SELF-GUIDED COASTAL WALKING TOUR
Enjoy outdoor highlights of the spectacular Coastal Science Campus as you explore the network of trails with this guide to interpretive signs.

MARINE SCIENCE JOURNALING
Start your own marine science journal today with these cool observation activities with video links. Designed for ages seven and up.

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