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Teacher Club Fact Sheet

To express our gratitude to educators, the Ocean Institute invites our teachers into our prestigious Teacher Club. Teacher Club membership is reserved for teachers participating in our excellent Ocean Institute educational programs. We encourage Teacher Club members to take full advantage of the complimentary membership privileges and camaraderie that are theirs to enjoy as a member. Teacher Club members are entitled to special pricing, privileges and access to the Ocean Institute and other community organizations that share our desire to acknowledge how important teachers are to the future of our community.

All teachers and principals, who have currently booked their class for an Ocean Institute school program, receive automatic Teacher Club membership.



Here is a partial list of membership benefits:

  • Complimentary weekend admission to OEC Weekend program and public tours
       (including Pilgrim Open House on Sundays)

  • 15% discount on winter, spring and summer camps 15% discount on public cruises aboard the
        R/V Sea Explorer & Spirit of Dana Point

  • 15% discount at the Ocean Institute’s Laurena G. Chambers Gallery (Gift & Book Store)

  • Receive special offers and discounts from our community partners

  • Get a free cup of any coffee drink at the Coffee Importers Espresso Bar in the Dana Point Harbor with any purchase.

  • Free admission to OI Teacher Workshops, special events and lectures!