Naval History and Heritage Command

U.S. Navy Seabee Museum

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FOR GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH THREE

For more information download the Museum Field Trip Packet. 

Field Trip Packet [PDF 2.5 MB]


K - 3rd Grades: STEM Center

Young children are encouraged to engage in free play activities in the Museum's STEM center. The STEM center boasts a reading corner, building and construction activities, and a gear wall all designed to spark the imagination of young learners. The Museum staff require a 1:5 ratio of chaperones to students for the STEM center and all students must stay with a chaperone at all times. The Museum uses the California History Social-Science Framework to develop activities and programs.


Estimated Time On-Site 1.5 - 2 hours
Classroom Pre-Work

Students explore an old Seabee trunk to discover the Legend of Bucky Meyers. Students will learn that caring for others and being kind is heroic! (K - 3rd grades)  Please email seabeemuseumvisitor@navy.mil or call 805-982-1249 to inquire about the Museum’s trunk program.

Program Itinerary
  • STEM Center - 45 minutes
  • Scavenger Hunt: Self-guided tour by chaperone 1:5 ratio (Discovery Game for Young Students [PDF, 785 KB]) - 30 minutes
  • Lunch (not provided by Museum) - 30 minutes 
Chaperone Requirements 1:5 ratio of chaperones to students for the STEM center and all students must stay with a chaperone at all times.

Please email seabeemuseumvisitor@navy.mil or call 805-982-1249 to reserve the STEM center for your field trip today or self-guided tour. All reservations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance. Download and complete the Education Program Request form to book your group.

Education Program Request [PDF, 961 KB] 

The Museum does not offer guided tours to K through 3rd grade students. The Museum's Discovery Games are scavenger hunts created for school groups on a self-guided tour in the museum. They are a fun way to enjoy the history of the Seabees and Civil Engineer Corps. Download the scavenger hunt for your field trip: Discovery Game for Young Students [PDF, 785 KB] 

Published: Thu May 09 13:40:53 EDT 2019