Scripps Pier, normally closed to the public, is one of the largest research tools in the Scripps Oceanography arsenal. Young explorers will become pier experts as they spend the morning with Birch Aquarium naturalists investigating Scripps Pier and learning about the diverse ways scientists utilize this important, and historic, research tool. Bring sunscreen, a hat, and a light jacket for an unforgettable morning on Scripps Pier. For Ages 11-14. Pre-purchase is required. Tickets are $60 for the Public, and $50 for Birch Aquarium Members. Annual memberships are also available. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit aquarium.ucsd.edu or call 858-534-7336. Proceeds support exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.