Open Window School

Chrissy McLeanAll, Youth Programs

Who enjoys a three hour bus ride? Enthusiastic students from Bellevue’s Open Window School that’s who! A group of 31 excited sixth graders came to Northwest Maritime Center on June 10th for a day of hands-on learning and hours of … Read More

NWMC Campus Update: Big News!

hallie kopaldAll, Announcements

Hello Friends, Let’s be honest, there’s a lot going on. SEVENTY48 just happened and WA360’s 1st place team, High Seas Drifters, finished two hours ago, living up to their boat’s name (Dark Horse) with a come-from-behind victory—whoop-whoop! Educational programs are … Read More

A raingarden makes a big difference!

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Each year, Bravo Team studies both maritime expedition skills and our marine environment. As we build our knowledge of the Salish Sea, we consider service projects that we could complete to contribute to a healthy marine environment.  Like many classes, … Read More

Bravo Team is Back!

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

On March 4 Bravo Team students and instructors happily reunited at NWMC! Students from the OCEAN program at Port Townsend School District have been meeting online every Thursday all school year. We will be having outdoor classes every other Thursday … Read More

Marvelous Mistakes and the courage that follows

Jessica CeballosAll, Youth Programs

A glimpse into the powerful project-based learning students will experience at south King County’s new Maritime High School starting this fall. Stephanie Burns is an educator with 25 years of experience serving learners of all ages, backgrounds, and strengths. After … Read More

Say hello to our new COO

hallie kopaldAll, Announcements

Hello Friends! I want to introduce you to our newest member of the leadership team: Katie Oman who has just accepted the position of Chief Operations Officer here at the Maritime Center. It’s a big job, with big shoes to … Read More

Studying the Salish Sea

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team has been meeting weekly online since September. While we’d all prefer to be on the water, we are enjoying this time to learn more about where we live- the Salish Sea. If you haven’t heard that term used … Read More