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aquarium

  • Packing in with the Sardines

    Your first memory of sardines may be from playing the game as a kid. This version of hide-and-seek makes players hide in a small space together, packed like sardines in a can.…

  • Summer Youth Interns at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    By Lisa Gilfillan, interpretive volunteer programmer Every summer Birch Aquarium at Scripps comes alive with an influx of eager teenagers. These youth summer interns (YSI) volunteer in a 10-week program that…

  • Volunteers Clean up La Jolla Shores

    By Catie Fyfe, community connections coordinator Despite temperatures nearing triple-digits, more than 100 enthusiastic volunteers joined Birch Aquarium at Scripps and  The New Children’s Museum at La Jolla Shores for the California Coastal…

  • From the Director: Exploring the Galápagos

    By Dr. Nigella Hillgarth, Birch Aquarium at Scripps executive director Bienvenido! Greetings from the M/Y Coral in the Galápagos Islands! To celebrate the aquarium’s 20th anniversary, I’m visiting the Islands with…

  • Falling in Love at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    It’s been said that love can be found in the most unexpected places. Why not under the sea? Three years ago, Melissa Calderwood and Clint Burr, Jr. met for the first…

  • Summer Camp Ocean-Science Rap

    Each year, we invite ocean-minded high school and college students to join our staff as Summer Interns. This creative and enthusiastic group often comes up with fun ways to connect with…

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