The purpose of the NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Ocean Guardian Programs are to encourage children to explore their natural surroundings to form a sense of personal connection to the ocean and/or watersheds in which they live.
Ocean Guardian Kids Club
Explore your natural surroundings to form a sense of personal connection to the environment, ocean, and watersheds and join our kids club!
Ocean Guardian Activity Book(1.6 MB)
Learn about the ocean and why its important through word searches, games, and coloring pages. You can also sign the Ocean Guardian Pledge to protect the ocean and all the creatures that live in it. The activity book is appropriate for children in Grades K-3.
Ocean Guardian School
(for schools in California)
An Ocean Guardian School makes a commitment to environmental protection and conservation. If your school is up to the challenge, register now!
Ocean Guardian Classrooms
Classrooms throughout the United States have the opportunity to be involved in an exciting and innovative ocean conservation program. Learn more!