Category Archives: Teen Programs

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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Aquarium volunteers named winners in AZA photo contest

Two Aquarium volunteers—Luke Straus and Deanna Saxbe—were among the winners of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) 2012 photo contest. Per the contest’s guidelines, all submissions were to be made by staff members or volunteers at AZA-accredited zoos or more »

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Orca Bowl - What do you know about the world's oceans?

Several Seattle Aquarium employees volunteered to help organize and participate as officials in this year’s Orca Bowl. Orca Bowl is a full day competition that tests high school students’ knowledge about the world’s oceans. The competition is organized in a more »

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