2000 Bunker Road
Sausalito, CA 94965
Days and Hours Of Operation
Founded in 1975, The Marine Mammal Center (MMC) is a non-profit organization that rescues, rehabilitates, and releases injured, sick, and orphaned marine mammals (seals, sea lions, dolphins, porpoises, whales, and sea otters) along a 600-mile stretch of California coastline, from Mendocino County through San Luis Obispo County. Go for a tour, partake in an education program, or become a volunteer. Youth ages 14 and up are welcome to volunteer.
Summer learning programs allow youth to engage in hands-on science sessions focused on Marine mammals, ocean health, and more. Topics range from anatomy to climate change to poop! Bring a bag lunch; snacks and water are provided.
2014 Week-long Camp Sea Quest Summer Sessions:
- Playful Pups: June 23–June 27, rising 1st and 2nd Graders
- Ocean Odyssey: July 7–July 11, rising 5th and 6th Graders
- Scat Scouts: July 28–August 2, rising 3rd and 4th Graders
Days/Times: Mondays through Fridays; 9am–3:30pm
Cost: $285 per session for members; $325 per session for non-members
English, Spanish, Education programs are available in Spanish upon request.
The center is located in the Marin Headlands. Extensive directions can be found on the website. Free parking available.
Coastal Camp at Headlands Institute
*After a visit to the center, take a walk through the Marin Headlands or down to the beach.
*MMC is a great place for a school field trip.