Upcoming Events

We are excited to announce several upcoming, in-person public workshops. The workshops will take place in the San Diego, CA area and are FREE and FUN for all ages! Dive into our ocean-based STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) workshops designed to ignite curiosity and foster a love for marine science and conservation. Join us for hands-on learning experiences that bring the wonders of the ocean to life. Registration is limited so don’t miss out—sign up now and be part of our engaging and educational events!

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Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 6:00pm – 7:00pm 

Carmel Mountain Ranch Public Library

Ever wondered how marine mammals dive to remarkable depths on a single breath? In the Under Pressure workshop, you’ll uncover the incredible adaptations that enable these animals to explore the ocean’s depths. Join us for a deep dive into the science of underwater exploration! This program is designed for adults 18+ but all ages are welcome to attend.

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Saturday, July 13, 2024, 12:30pm – 1:30 pm

Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library, Community Room

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of marine mammal veterinary medicine with the National Marine Mammal Foundation’s interactive Dolphin Doctor workshop! This engaging program delves into STEAM principles related to marine mammals, offering interactive experiments, including a mock dolphin health assessment! This workshop sparks curiosity and a passion for marine mammal conservation, making learning both fun and educational! This program is suitable for families with children Kindergarten and older.

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Tuesday, July 16th, 2024, 6:00pm – 7:00pm

North Park Library, Children’s Area

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of marine mammal veterinary medicine with the National Marine Mammal Foundation’s interactive Dolphin Doctor workshop! This engaging program delves into STEAM principles related to marine mammals, offering interactive experiments, including a mock dolphin health assessment! This workshop sparks curiosity and a passion for marine mammal conservation, making learning both fun and educational!

This event is part of the North Park library’s special program series for the Summer Reading Program (June 1st-August 31st)!  For more information and to register for the Summer Reading Program, please visit: https://www.sandiego.gov/summerreading.

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Delve into the basic biology and ecology of marine mammals. highlighting the world’s most endangered marine mammal species, including the vaquita porpoise and Southern Resident killer whale. Led by NMMF’s marine mammal scientists, this immersive experience equips students with the knowledge to become guardians of our oceans and its inhabitants. This event is geared towards students in grades 4th through 10th. 

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Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

College-Rolando Library, Community Room 

Unlock the doors to the world of STEAM through firsthand experiences and encounters with professionals from diverse fields. You Can Be a STEAM Professional is all about fostering the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians. Join us to explore your potential! 

A FREE lunch will be served by the library for children age 0-18 at this event, from 12-1pm . 

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Sign Up for Our Ocean-Based STEAM Educational Workshops

Are you passionate about marine life, science, and exploration? The NMMF invites K-12 students, educators, and curious minds to join our engaging in-person and virtual workshops.

What we offer: 

  • In-Person and Virtual Workshops: Whether you’re in San Diego, CA, Charleston, SC, or joining us virtually, we have workshops to suit your needs. 
  • STEAM Focus: Our workshops blend science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Delve into marine biology, marine mammal veterinary medicine, and environmental stewardship.
  • Affordability: Quality STEAM education should be accessible to all. NMMF offers workshops at no cost to those who need it. For those who can contribute, a minimal fee supports our mission and helps sustain these transformative experiences. By contributing, you’re not only enriching your own learning experience but also enabling us to offer more workshops to those who need it most.

Join us in celebrating marine science and conservation! Learn more and reserve your spot today!