Seafaring in the San Juans

Chrissy McLeanAll, Youth Programs

“If you want one year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want one hundred years of prosperity, grow people.” — Chinese proverb Last week ten intrepid students from Seattle School district’s … Read More

Longboat Explorers science camp

Chrissy McLeanAll, Youth Programs

This week was the first ever Longboat Explorers camp! This 4 day camp was a combined program with Port Townsend Marine Science Center.  Students spent the first day at the Marine Science Center learning to use science equipment and setting … Read More

Salish Sea Science Summer Longboat Voyage 2019

Sonia FrojenAll, Youth Programs

Salish Sea Sciences, based in Friday Harbor, WA, ( and the Northwest Maritime Center, collaborated in a double longboat convoy the last week of June.  The focus of the voyage was hands-on science data collection, team-building, nature journaling, and maritime … Read More

Soundings and Singing

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was our last day of class before our one-night Bravo Team Journey next week.  Honing in on the last pieces of logistics before Journey was the goal of today’s class. After our check-in about personal gear, we discussed menu details, … Read More