Port Townsend Maritime Academy
Satellite Skills Center

of the West Sound Tech Skills Center

Enrollment Now Open for the 2020-2021 School Year!

Returning Students can NOW apply with priority registration from Jan 15 2021 08:00 AM (PST) to Mar 11 2021 05:00 PM (PST) 

Port Townsend Maritime Academy Satellite Skills Center of West Sound Technical Skills Center

In partnership with the Northwest Maritime Center & Port Townsend Schools

What: Free Half-Day Public School Program for Juniors and Seniors from Port Townsend, Chimacum, Quilcene, North Kitsap, Port Angeles, Sequim, and Coupeville
When: 2020-2021 School Year, Monday-Friday mornings from 8:20-10:50 AM
Where: Northwest Maritime Center, job sites, and Port Townsend Bay

Are you a junior or senior looking for an alternative learning experience and interested in a high paying career? Come study Maritime Operations at the Port Townsend Maritime Academy where you will earn up to three credits in Career & Technical Education, English Language Arts, and PE while boating, training, and studying the Maritime Industry!

Units include: Basic Safety Training, Vessel Handling, Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Maritime Law Enforcement, Navigation, Emergency Response, Incident Analysis, Vessel Maintenance, Keelboat Instructor Certification, Rigging, Physical Training, and Leadership.

Enroll now at wst.smapply.org
Paper applications available at high school counseling offices.
Questions? Contact Kelley Watson at kwatson@ptschools.org.
Learn more on the Port Townsend Maritime Academy website.

Units of Study:

Unit 1: Introduction to Maritime Studies
Unit 2: Introduction to Maritime Careers
Unit 3: Deck Skills
Unit 4: Safety at Sea
Unit 5: Watchstanding
Unit 6: Navigation
Unit 7: Tides, Currents, and Weather
Unit 8: Introduction to Rigging
Unit 9: Arts of the Sailor
Unit 10: Physical Fitness for Maritime Careers
Unit 11: Small Boat Sailing
Unit 12: Basic Keelboat Sailing
Unit 13: Maritime Career Skills Development
Unit 14: Small Motorized Vessel Operation
Unit 15: Tool and Vessel Maintenance Safety
Unit 16: Navigation Rules and Regulations
Unit 17: Large Vessel Repair and Maintenance
Unit 18: Small Engine Maintenance and Repair
Unit 19: Maritime Law Enforcement

This is a great program for students who like to be outdoors, are active learners, and interested in boats.

Enroll Now

Get to know the Port Townsend Maritime Academy with Instructor Kelley Watson

The Bremerton School District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. This holds true for all students who are interested in participation in educational programs and/or extra-curricular school activities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District’s Title IX/RCW28A.640 Officer and ADA Coordinator, Garth Steedman, at 360.473.1031, email garth.steedman@bremertonschools.org or the Section 504 Coordinator, John Welsh, at 360.473.4400, email john.welsh@bremertonschools.org. Mailing address: 134 Marion Avenue North, Bremerton, WA 98312.