Category Archives: Teen Programs

Philanthropy begins early at the Seattle Aquarium

Have you ever noticed youth volunteers painting faces during a visit to the Seattle Aquarium? And wondered where the money from the donation box goes? Youth philanthropy is one of four tracks within the Youth Ocean Advocates high school volunteer more »

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Seattle Aquarium youth volunteers participate in tree planting event

On January 31, eight high school volunteers from the Seattle Aquarium’s Youth Ocean Advocates program joined teens from Woodland Park Zoo and Pacific Science Center to plant 150 trees, 30 shrubs and 30 understory plants along the Burke Gilman trail. more »

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Seattle Aquarium youth volunteer essay: “I am an entirely changed person”

We asked one of our recently graduated youth volunteers, Molly Kamicar, to write about her experience in the Seattle Aquarium’s Youth Ocean Advocate program. In just over a year, Molly gave over 500 hours of outstanding service to our mission, more »

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Seattle Aquarium youth volunteers raise money for marine conservation organizations

Last summer, youth volunteers raised $9,146.99 through donations at their face-painting station. In the past, money raised from the station has been utilized to fund field trips and recognition efforts for youth volunteers. But this year, to educate our young more »

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Suquamish Students go to Washington DC as delegates from the Seattle Aquarium

Some of our proudest moments at the Seattle Aquarium occur when we see students working to fulfill our mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment. In a particularly impressive example of this, a group of Suquamish Tribe students from more »

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