Category Archives: Teen Programs

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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Aquarium volunteers participate in Seattle Youth Climate Action Network

The Seattle Youth Climate Action Network (CAN), a partnership between the youth programs at the Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo and Pacific Science Center, recently wrapped up its first year of programming by sending three youth, including the Aquarium’s own more »

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