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Progress

News and information regarding place-based education:


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March 2016
Category: General
This winter students in grades K-12 spent time aboard teh Schooner Adventuress.

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November 2015
Category: General
Generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services supports Port Townsend Marine Science Center partnership with MDS.

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June 2015
Category: General

Read about the Maritime Studies open house.

 

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February 2015
Category: General
Read about Port Townsend high schoool students exploring poetry aboard Adventuress.

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December 2014
Category: General

The Satterberg Foundation, a Seattle-based foundation devoted to promoting a "just society and a sustainable environment," has just awarded a $300,000 grant to the Maritime Discovery Schools initiative and the Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC).  

 

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Guiding principles

There is a direct correlation between a student's education and the health of a community.
 Learning is powerful when it is relevant and applicable.
Hands-on craftsmanship is a complement to intellect.
Our natural setting  is unique, and offers incredible opportunity for learning.