Person kneeling at tidepool and pointing at rock
DIY Experience

Become A Tidepool Ambassador

Experience the wonders of the tidepools + learn how to become a Nature Collective Tidepool Ambassador. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Learn how to protect tidepools by watching a video.
2. Explore Swami’s State Marine Conservation Area during low tide and complete a scavenger hunt.
3. Share your knowledge with others.

Submit a photo of your scavenger hunt to receive a Tidepool Ambassador sticker!

Made possible with support from:
Ocean Protection Council + Coastal Quest + California State Parks
+ City of Encinitas

Reserve Your Spot
  • Date & Time

    December 15, 2020, 4:01 pm

  • Ages

    All welcome

  • Location

    Swami's Beach
    1298 S Coast Highway 101
    Encinitas, CA 92024

  • Terrain

    There is a long stairway that descends the steep bluff from the parking lot to the beach. If the parking lot is full you will have to park along the highway outside of the park entrance.

  • Cost

    Free (Donations welcome)

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