Girls’ Boat Project is Back!

Chrissy McLeanAll, Girls' Boat Project, Youth Programs

We are so excited to finally restart our Girls Boat Project program  this week! In the Girls’ Boat Project, middle school girls gain skills and have fun in the maritime trades. They learn woodworking and boat maintenance techniques in our boatshop as they create their own projects and … Read More

Field Trip On a Boat? Yes!

Kelsey BrennerAll, Maritime High School, Youth Programs

By Nancy Israel, Education Program Manager In October and November this year, up to 240 8th graders from six middle schools representing diverse communities south of Seattle have been given the opportunity to leave their school campus for the day … Read More

Meet Point Hudson’s New Dock Attendants

Kelsey BrennerAll, Youth Programs

We are excited to be partnering with the Port of Port Townsend this summer to provide Dock Attendants for Point Hudson! Four young people, some of whom have been students in our Port Townsend Maritime Academy program, have been working … Read More

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

7th Grade Maritime Discovery Program 2021

Nancy IsraelAll, Youth Programs

Considering the pandemic circumstances, we were thrilled to offer a modified Maritime Discovery program with the Port Townsend School District/Blue Heron Middle School in June. Our main goals were fun, hands-on and engaging learning free from computer screens! All the … Read More