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Bring the Family

When you join or renew your annual family membership to Marine Science Institute, you become part of a community of amazing people who have a passion to engage, educate and inspire students to be stewards of the environment.

Your tax-deductible donation helps provide food for our aquarium animals, interactive trips into nature for Bay Area students and hands on experiences for those who visit our facility. 

Membership Perks

Family Membership: $50

Family Membership is a great way to enjoy all that Marine Science Institute has to offer throughout the year. Family Membership covers a household of six (two adults and up to four children under 18).

Bay Steward: $125

Includes all that the Annual Family Membership has to offer PLUS discounts on Summer Marine Science Camp, discounts on Afternoon Ecology and Advanced Ecology sessions, and recognition in the Annual Report and on our website. 


Ocean Advocate: $250

Includes all the Bay Steward Family Membership has to offer PLUS complimentary EcoVoyage spaces aboard our Research Vessel.

Benefits include:

  • Summer Marine Science Camp Priority Registration (sign up before the rush)

  • Invitations to Member-Only events throughout the year

  • Discounted public events

  • 10% discount on purchases from our Gift Shop

  • 10% discount on Birthday Parties

  • Subscription to our e-newsletter BayLines 

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