Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

School Programs

  Beginning Monday, November 28 2021 in accordance with LA City ordinance #187219, anyone 12 and older participating in indoor programs at or entering Cabrillo Marine Aquarium must show proof of full vaccination. There are no religious or medical exemptions and proof of a negative COVID test will not be allowed. Proof of vaccination will be required to be shown for all students 12 and up, all teachers and all chaperones.

Teachers! Want to teach your students about our marine environment? Cabrillo Marine Aquarium offers numerous programs and classes designed to share the wonders of our local ocean, from guided Aquarium tours, to Ocean Outreach programs that bring marine life right into your classroom, to naturalist-led whale watching programs.

Our programs are LAUSD Board of Education approved and are aligned with the State of California grade-level science standards.

To help you choose the right program for your class, use the School Program Selection Tool:

Our Free Educator Workshops are available for teachers who want to bring ocean science into the classroom.

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Education Programs 2021-2022

  Virtual Visits - Southern California marine life collection
    Virtual Exhibit Hall Tours K-Adult Oct-June 1 hr. Fee-based
  All About the Ocean - Marine life in your classroon
    Virtual Ocean Outreach 1st-8th Oct-Dec 30 min. Fee-based

  OUTDOOR PROGRAMS - Learn about marine life on the beach
    Explore the Shore K-12th Oct-June 90 min. Free
    Spring Outdoor Classroom PreK-5th Apr-May 90 min. Free

 SEA SEARCH - Marine biology workshops
  Life on the Rocky Shores K-12th Oct-June 3 hrs. Fee-based
  What Lives on the Sandy Beach? K-12th Oct-June 3 hrs. Fee-based
  Habitat Comparison K-12th Oct-June 3 hrs. Fee-based
  Salt Marsh and Plankton 3-12th Oct-June 3 hrs. Fee-based

 WHALE WATCHING - See whales and dolphins in the wild
   Boat Trips PreK-12th Dec-Apr 2-3 hrs. Fee-based
   Presentations: Live or Virtual PreK-12th Oct-Apr 1 hr. Free
Check out our 2020-2021 Education Poster (Giant Sea Bass) here.
Have a question? Please call 310-548-7562 or send us an email.