Help represent ACS-OC
Certified Naturalists can represent ACS-OC on board whale-watching vessels, at schools and at other venues.
Next sessions begin January 2024
- 11 week hybrid course (alternating Zoom / in-person at Orange Coast College)
- Thursday evenings @ 7 PM
- Required national ACS membership fee: $35 (naturalist student price)
- Course fee is waived for Orange Coast College students and discounted for whale watch company employees! Fee for current naturalists wishing to complete a refresher course is $50.
- Course fee: $175 includes:
- ACS-OC Marine Mammal Naturalist Certification after successful completion of final exam.
- Official ACS-OC badge with name and naturalist title.
- Unlimited access to lecture recordings and course materials.
- Celebratory graduation whale watch trip with all your new ACS-OC friends! Free for you with option to bring friends and family!
Contact us below for more info and get started.