Seacoast Science Center celebrates 25 years of ocean education

The Seacoast Science Center has been a favorite destination for families since it opened its doors in 1992. Located in historic Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, the Center provides exceptional marine and environmental education through programs, exhibits, marine mammal rescue, and interpretation of Odiorne Point State Park.

This year, the Center celebrates 25 years of making a difference. “We know that it is up to each us to care for, and about, the future of our ocean,” said Karen Provazza, Director of Marketing. “A year full of special programs, exhibits, and events will help us expand our reach and inspire more people to become stewards of the sea.”

 The Center’s 25th anniversary celebration kicked off this spring and culminates with a 25th anniversary free Family Fun Day on September 9.

 Each week, visitor programs will focus on a different theme, including deep sea exploration, maritime history, rocky shore ecology, pirate lore, the habitats of Odiorne Point State Park, and more. The Center also launched their Blue Stewards Badge Program, a 32-page activity handbook designed to inspire families to learn more about habitat ecology, environmental stewardship, cultural and maritime history, wildlife, and more.

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