Experience the ocean world and learn what it takes to explore and understand the planet.

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Grunion Run

Grunion Run

See fish hit the beach

Camp Registration March 13

Camp Registration March 13

Summer Learning Adventure Camps for ages 4-15

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Departs from Downtown San Diego

How was your day at Birch Aquarium?

How did guests feel on their visit to Birch Aquarium at Scripps? Come see the beauty and get inspired to understand and protect our planet.

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Big Voices From Huge Whales

Scripps Oceanography Scientists hear what Blue Whales have to say.

Kearny High Students Incite Global Change in Local Community

Kearny High students are working with Scripps scientists to investigate the impacts of environmental change on coral reefs, and producing films to engage those in their community.

For Teachers

Programs for students and teachers

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