Education Programs

PMMC offers a variety of exciting educational programming including live animal viewings, multimedia presentations, hands-on activities, and more for a variety of age groups. All programs align with Next Generation Science Standards & Core Ideas.

*Please note our patients are wild animals. Programs include animal observations, but do not include physical contact with the seals and sea lions.*

Group Programs

All group programs require a non-refundable $25 deposit that will go towards program costs. Click on any program title to learn more!

Field Trips: Investigate the world of marine mammals through our one hour educational programs. Each program includes a multimedia presentation and a viewing of our animals. $10/person

Distance Learning:  Our field trip program brought to you! Experts will host a multimedia presentation through video conferencing with an interactive question and answer session. $65/session

Girl Scouts: Learn about the role we serve in keeping our oceans clean with our Daisy, Brownie Junior & Cadette programs. Approximately 1.5 hours long. $12/scout & $12/chaperone

Change the Life of a Seal: Help support PMMC by hosting a fundraiser in your own classroom. This fundraiser meets K-12 Service Learning Standards for Quality Practice.

Pinniped Pollution Project: The Pinniped Pollution Project (PPP) is a grant-funded program that focuses on ocean pollution and its effects on local marine mammals and the environment. This program is limited to 4th and 5th graders and is approximately 2 hours long.

Individual Programs

All individual programs are paid in full at time of registration. Click on any program title to learn more!

Camp Pinniped:  Witness a marine mammal hospital in action! Students ages 8 - 13 attend camp Monday-Thursday from 9 am - 3 pm with a Friday beach day 8:30 am - 11 am and learn about marine mammal rescue, rehabilitation, and release. Each day's theme is creatively reinforced through multimedia presentations, games, and arts and crafts. $350/child

Ocean Heroes: After school program designed for students ages 8 - 13. The club meets one Friday a month (October to May) from 4 pm - 6 pm. The kids are engaged through interactive marine science lectures, games, experiments, and arts and crafts. $250/child

Give Back Education Programs

PMMC has also designed programs to help members of the military, children at risk, children in hospitals as well as classrooms struggling to afford field trip experiences learn about ocean conservation. YOU can make a difference in both the lives of the animals, and to one of these special groups in need. Each program is free of charge to each group. Classroom programs include busing to and from PMMC.