What’s Happening in Teen Programs:
- VolunTeens - work with the public, learn about the museum, gain community service hours, and explore ways of connecting further with the museum or Sea Center
- Summer 2015 application process opens March 16.
- check website for information or call: 805-682-4711 x172
- Application deadline: April 30, 2015
- TEEN SPOTLIGHT EVENT - EXOPLANETS
April 24, 2015 - Free to all
- QUASARS TO SEA STARS- Teen Science Program
- Application process will re-open in 2016 for high school freshmen
QUASARS TO SEA STARS
What is QUASARS TO SEA STARS?
Quasars to Sea Stars is a science and education work-study program where students work closely with educators and scientists to learn about the natural world, including entomology, zoology, astronomy, marine biology, and anthropology. Students learn important life skills such as public speaking, research, computer competency, and leadership.
After completing 60 hours of community service, students are eligible to become paid staff members, working with Museum scientists and professionals in a variety of departments.
WHAT STUDENTS WILL DO OVER 3 YEARS:
- Take museum and science classes
- Hike, camp, snorkel, and kayak
- Teach the public and kids about science
- Explore science-related careers with experts and professionals
- Earn community service hours
- Volunteer at fun events
- Be a paid employee at the Museum and Sea Center
- Have lots of fun and make friends
ARE YOU INTERESTED?
- You need to be interested in science, education, and nature
- You should be reliable, motivated to learn, and committed, with a minimum 2.5 G.P.A.
- To apply, you must be the age-equivolant of a freshman in high school
QUASARS TO SEA STARS IS A THREE YEAR COMMITMENT!
YEAR-ROUND COMMITMENT REQUIRED.
- Summer Commitment - Minimum of 25 hours per week, cannot miss more than 1 week each summer (through the four years of the program). Summer commitment: mid June – mid August.
- School Year Commitment - Minimum of 20 hours per month. September–June (through all three years).
The next recruitment period will be winter/spring 2016.
- Quasar Quest - recent teen newsletter
- View our photo slideshow and video.
The slideshow gives a sample of the activties we do during the summer. The video features our former Teen Programs Manager and program alumni talking about Quasars to Sea Stars.
Contact Kelley App
TEEN PROGRAMS MANAGER
805-682-4711 ext. 172
Lyn and David Anderson