Category Archives: Teen Programs

High school “sketch artists” learning the ropes of marine science illustration

Earlier this year, Seattle Aquarium Marine Science Interpreter Lindsay Holladay was awarded a grant through the Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF) to teach 10 weeks of marine science illustration to local high school students. She’s been working with a more »

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Youth conservationists learning and working together

On October 7, youth volunteers from the Seattle Aquarium and Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (PDZA) co-hosted the third Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (YOCS) Puget Sound at PDZA. ​Seventy-five young conservationists came together to plan their own conservation projects to lead more »

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Seattle Aquarium volunteer shares artistic talents with Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Seattle Aquarium volunteer and artist Kait Rhoads is leading the creation of a glass jellyfish sculpture to be installed in the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium’s (PDZA’s) new Pacific Seas Aquarium, which is slated to open next summer. On October more »

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Seattle Aquarium youth philanthropy team awards $5k to conservation projects

Each year, the Seattle Aquarium’s youth philanthropy team, composed of teens from its Youth Ocean Advocates (YOA) volunteer program, grants at least $5,000 to organizations pursuing work in line with the Aquarium’s mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment. more »

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Teens, rain and freezing sludge on board the R/V Centennial

Guest blog post by Lyra Dalton Lyra Dalton is an avid beachcomber, marine adventurer and cephalopod enthusiast who has been working at the Seattle Aquarium as a youth engagement mentor and citizen science instructor for the past year, as well as more »

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