How to Apply – Ocean Explorers 2021

    1. All Ocean Explorer camps are currently full. To be added to the waitlist if space becomes available, submit an online Ocean Explorers 2021 Application form.
    2. Please complete a separate application for each child.

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). Membership does NOT guarantee placement in a program, but it does give priority over non-members. If you would like to become a member, please visit our membership page.

Confirmation and Payment

  1. If you submitted an online application form by the lottery deadline (April 7 at 3 PM Pacific Standard Time), you will be contacted by email by Wednesday, April 14, to confirm enrollment or placement on a waiting list.
  2. Selected applicants will be asked to supply payment by Monday, May 3 (or when confirmed if applying after May 3.)

Refund Policy

In this unprecedented time, our cancellation policy has been modified to support families to make healthy decisions. We are waiving our policy that cancellations within 2 weeks of camp are non-refundable. Instead, all cancellations will incur a $60 processing fee, regardless of the date you notify us of the need to cancel. If your child must stop attendance due to COVID, you will be refunded a prorated amount.

If the Seymour Center cancels your program before it begins, you will receive a full refund. If your program must be canceled after your camp week has already begun, you will receive a prorated refund.

Questions?

Contact us at discover@ucsc.edu


Ocean Explorers Session Descriptions
Schedule and Fees
COVID Modifications and Protocols
Meet our Instructors
Ocean Explorers Summer Camp

Spotlight!

CELEBRATE EARTH WEEK
April 18–24, 2021
Learn more about our blue planet. Special at-home activities and arts and crafts are available for download.

SCIENCE SUNDAY
April 18, 2021, 1:30 PM
Join us for a special Earth Week Science Sunday–online! “Conservation Physiology in Marine Mammals.” Preregister.

LABSIDE CHATS
April 22, 2021, 11 AM
Learn why the peregrine falcon’s recovery can help solve today’s environmental issues with Zeka Glucs, Ph.D. Submit your questions, then watch the live chat, here.

SUNDAY SEASIDE CRAFTS–AT HOME!
Explore the diversity of mollusks found around the world in a new coloring page series, Mollusk Mates.

JOIN OUR TEAM! SEYMOUR CENTER DIRECTOR
The Seymour Center is seeking a new Director. Learn about this opportunity, here.

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