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School & Group Field Trips

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

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Education Programs 2023-2024

  EXHIBIT HALL - Southern California marine life collection
    Exhibit Hall Tours K-Adult Oct-Dec 90 min. Free*
    Summer Exhibit Hall Tours PreK-12th Jun-Aug 90 min. Free*
    Self-Guided Visits PreK-Adult Year-round   Free*
    Virtual Visits K-Adult Oct-June 1 hr. 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 Mar-Jun 90 min. Free*
    Key to the Sea 1-5th Oct-June 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
  Ichthyology 5-12th Oct-June 3 hrs. Fee-based

 OCEAN OUTREACH - Bringing the ocean to you
  Adventures of C-Weed the Snail PreK Jun-Feb 50 min. Fee-based
  At Home in the Sea K-1st Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Treasures in the Tidepools 2nd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Greatest Fish Story Ever Told 1st-4th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Thar She Blows! Whale of a Lesson 2nd-6th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Shark! It's OK to Go in the Water 3rd-6th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  What is Plankton Anyway? 3rd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Squid Dissection 3rd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Fish Dissection 3rd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Fish Printing 2nd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based

 WHALE WATCHING - See whales and dolphins in the wild
   Boat Trips PreK-Adult Year-round 2-3 hrs. Fee-based
   Presentations: Live or Virtual PreK-Adult Year-round 1 hr. Free*

*FREE! CMA wants a clean LA! Your students can help us with this goal through in-class activities or service-learning projects in support of our free programs. Information will be provided upon registration.

Have a question? Please call 310-548-7562 or send us an email.

Post Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2023


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