Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Children, Family, and College Programs

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Welcome to the Birch Aquarium at Scripps eTicket Store!

Select a store below to purchase admission tickets or register for a Birch Aquarium program.

If you would like to view our latest OnBoard, which lists all of our upcoming programs, click here.

Questions? Please call 858-534-7336 or email us at birchaquariumprograms@ucsd.edu


Exploring Ocean STEM Career NightCollege Student single ticketsBirthdays!
Outdoor AdventuresTeacher Development
 
EXPLORING OCEAN STEM CAREER NIGHT

Interested in Science? Love the ocean? Come explore exciting careers in oceanographic science! They're more diverse than you might think!

Meet with scientists and professionals from the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium. Discuss career opportunities and gain valuable resources for paving a path to a career in and related to ocean sciences.

Date: Tuesday, April 14th from 6:00-8:30pm (Doors open at 5:30).

 
Youth Ages 11 - 15
   Regular Price: $12.00 Member Price: $10.00 Qty
Youth ages 11 - 15 must be accompanied by a paying adult

Non-Members:$12
Members: $10
 
  Session  2015 Career Night: Tue,Apr 14,2015 6:00PM-8:30PM   AVAILABLE
 
 
Youth Ages 16 - 18
   Regular Price: $12.00 Member Price: $10.00 Qty
Youth ages 16 - 18 do not require an accompanying paid adult

Non-Members:$12
Members: $10
  Session  2015 Career Night: Tue,Apr 14,2015 6:00PM-8:30PM   AVAILABLE
 
 
Adult Career Night Ticket
   Regular Price: $12.00 Member Price: $10.00 Qty
A paid adult must accompany Youth ages 11 - 15.

Non-Members:$12
Members: $10
 
  Session  2015 Career Night: Tue,Apr 14,2015 6:00PM-8:30PM   AVAILABLE
 
 
Additional Adult/Youth Career Night Ticket
   Regular Price: $12.00 Member Price: $10.00 Qty
This ticket valid for Career Night Only.

Non-Members:$12
Members: $10
  Session  2015 Career Night: Tue,Apr 14,2015 6:00PM-8:30PM   AVAILABLE
 
 
COLLEGE STUDENT SINGLE TICKETS

If you are a college student looking to purchase a single admission ticket to visit Birch Aquarium at Scripps for a class assignment, you have come to the right place!

Online Pricing is as follows:
September- February: $7.00 per student
March- August: $8.00 per student
Year-round walk-ups: $12.00 per student

Please purchase your tickets online in advance.

ALL COLLEGE ADMISSION TICKETS AT THE GATE ARE $12.00 EACH

There will be a $0.50 Fee if you want to have your ticket printed at the office. All proceeds go towards Seahorse Conservation.

You can purchase additional non-college student tickets at the Ticket Booth or Click here to purchase non-college student tickets (choose Birch Aquarium Special Events). There is a $1 per ticket fee to purchase non-college student tickets online. There is no fee if tickets are purchased at the Ticket Booth.

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Sunday - Saturday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.

 
College Student (March-August)
   Price: $8.00 Qty
If you are a college student looking to purchase a single admission ticket to visit Birch Aquarium at Scripps for a class assignment, you have come to the right place!

You must purchase your ticket online in order to receive this discounted rate.

Ticket holder MUST show current college student ID or class schedule at the time of ticket redemption.

College student admission at the gate: $12.00
  Valid:  Sun,Mar 1,2015 - Mon,Aug 31,2015   AVAILABLE
 
 
College Student (September - February)
   Price: $7.00 Qty
If you are a college student looking to purchase a single admission ticket to visit Birch Aquarium at Scripps for a class assignment, you have come to the right place!

You must purchase your ticket online in order to receive this discounted rate.

Ticket holder MUST show current college student ID or class schedule at the time of ticket redemption.

College student admission at the gate: $12.00
  Valid:  Mon,Sep 1,2014 - Sat,Feb 28,2015   AVAILABLE
 
 
BIRTHDAYS!

 
Birthday Parties
   Regular Price: $400.00 Member Price: $360.00

Our parties are designed for ages 1-9. Our goal is to provide an educational and fun experience for the birthday child and guests. Each party includes: Aquarium admission for paid participants (include children AND adults in your participant total), a private party room with Birch Aquarium Instructor, live animal encounter, aquarium tour with Instructor relating to party theme, a take-home craft and a small gift for each child. Three hours of free parking and decorations (table cloths, birthday banners) are also included. Please provide your own cake, snacks, beverages and paper products.


Price is for a maximum of 20 guests, including adults and children. You may add up to 10 additional guests at a rate of $20 per child and $10 per adult (the member rate is $18 per child and $8 per adult).


Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel your birthday party, a full refund will be issued minus a $50.00 deposit.
If the day or time you would like to book your party is not available, or if you would like to hear about other ways to celebrate your child's birthday here at the aquarium, please call us at 858-534-7336.

 
OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Outdoor Adventures

 
Grunion Run
   Regular Price: $16.00 Member Price: $14.00 Qty

Get ready for a true Southern California experience! Observe hundreds of small silver fish called grunion ride the waves onto La Jolla beaches to spawn. Before hitting the beach, see grunion hatch before your eyes and watch a short film about this mysterious fish. Prepare for cool, wet conditions and bring a flashlight. Ages 6+ (Minors must be accompanied by a paid adult).

Advanced registration required.

 
 
TEACHER DEVELOPMENT

Teacher Development

 
NOAA Ocean Explorer: Why Do We Explore?
   
Join a NOAA OER Facilitator, as you are introduced to Volume 1 of the Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection: Why Do We Explore? Participants will learn how to use standards- based lessons and other online resources that guide classroom inquiries into important reasons for ocean exploration including Climate Change, Energy, Ocean Health and Human Health. This is Part One of a two-part professional development series. Part Two will be offered at a later date.

 
  Session  Why Do We Explore?: Sat,May 9,2015 8:00AM-4:00PM   AVAILABLE