The Museum is open Wed–Mon, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM. The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is open daily, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM.

Counselors in Training

CITs get to experience science and nature with kids through educational crafts and fun activities. The CIT program is a perfect opportunity to increase your skills working with children, earn community hours and explore the Mission Creek Campus and Sea Center.

Applications for 2022 are now closed


  • 14–17 years old
  • Available for at least one 5-day summer camp
  • Available to attend all important program dates
    • In-person group interview day: May 14, 2022
    • Training day: 3pm-5pm on June 3, 2022

Counselors in Tarining and kids at the Museum

Information about the CIT program:

Contact Ty Chin, Nature Adventures Manager at or 805-682-4711 ext. 171.

For more information about Teen Programs:

Contact Charlie Thrift, Teen Programs Manager at or 805-682-4711 ext. 170.