Ship's Log: Youth Programs

Dorjun’s New Adventure

When Emilia met Dorjun, neither of them knew that seven years later, they’d be embarking together on a new adventure. Once a shy and soft-spoken 7th grader, Emilia Ramsey first came to Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC) as part of ...

A Successful Spring for Salish Sea Expeditions

By Dustin Vail, Salish Sea Expeditions Operations Coordinator Salish Sea Expeditions' spring programming has officially lowered sail for the season… but what an incredible season it was! From March to June of this year, 572 students and 95 teachers joined us aboard ...

Bravo Team: Setting Sail on the Historic Schooner Martha

Last week, Bravo Team was invited to sail on the 1907-built B.B. Crowninshield schooner Martha. This was the culminating visit after Bravo Team contributed to re-rigging and refreshing Martha for the sailing year in the two previous weeks. Bravo ...

A New Perspective: Bravo Team’s One Day Journey

We had a hatch full of snacks, a forecast for sun and light wind, and a small boat to adventure in—Bravo Team was ready for our full-day expedition! We were missing a few crew members, so we decided to ...

Maritime Opportunities for High Schoolers

Do you know a high schooler who is interested in the sea or a maritime career? Check out these exciting opportunities that are accepting applicants now! Dock Attendant We are in our third year partnering with the Port of Port ...

Get Your Tickets to Foulies & Food Trucks

On April 14, join us down on the banks of the Duwamish at SeaTac Marine Services in your foul weather gear and get ready for a memorable and one-of-a-kind evening of street eats, craft beer and wine, salty entertainment, and maritime ...

Real World Readiness: Expanded Opportunities

The Real World Readiness (RWR) program started in 2018 as a partnership between the Northwest Maritime Center and Jefferson County Juvenile Services to create the opportunity for youth connected to the court system to gain both the durable skills of leadership, ...

Register Now for 2023 Youth Summer Camps & Classes!

Registration for our youth summer camps and classes is now open, and we have some exciting new changes and updates to share with you. First off, we are offering double the number of our popular Lil Scuppers half-day camps for 5...

Bravo Team: Haulout for the New Year

By Sean Bunting, Bravo Team Instructor Sometimes it’s best to start a new year fresh. Bravo Team took this idea and ran with it (rowed with it?) all the way to the travel lift at Boat Haven Marina. During ...

Bravo Team: Winter on the Water

By Chrissy McLean, Bravo Team Captain This year's Bravo Team crew has been practicing the art of shoulder season on the water. We have been lucky in dodging the winter storms and honing our abilities to read winter weather. Being ...