A cornerstone of our non-profit mission is providing scholarships to under-resourced students. We rely on donations to help fulfill this mission.
Your generosity changes student lives and helps our oceans!
We are enormously grateful for the support of our village.
You are the most important part of making this movement a reality.
On behalf of the future student leaders in marine conservation, thank you!
Thank you for your generous gifts and belief in our vision and mission.
OR you can mail a check to:
The Salish Sea School
P.O. Box 1901
Anacortes, WA 98221
How else can you help? Sponsor a student!
An important value of The Salish Sea School is to provide the opportunity for every passionate student to attend our experiential programs and become leaders for the planet. These student sponsorship opportunities provide us with this ability.
Students interested in our programs but unable to afford tuition will fill out this scholarship application. Once approved, they will be matched with a sponsor. At the end of the program, we will provide pictures of the student you sponsored in the field!
We are so passionate about introducing students to the incredible marine life that depends on a healthy Salish Sea, our boat-based classroom. Please take a look at the different programs and sponsorship opportunities listed below.
Shoreline Exploration Adventures
S.E.A. is a shore-based program for K-8th graders to experience the incredible marine life that depends on a healthy Salish Sea !
Each session focuses on a specific group of marine mammals (Fins, Feathers, Salmon, etc.) and includes our three pillars of influence: adventure, research, and action.
Cost: $100 for 6 classes
Puffin Protectors or Southern Resident Superheroes
A shore-based summer program for K-8th graders focused on the endangered Tufted Puffins of Washington State.
Puffin protectors and Southern Resident Superheroes includes forest to shore hiking adventures, marine ecosystem learning, tidal pool exploration, and an understanding of the endangered tufted puffins and endangered Southern Resident orcas.
Cost: $395 for K-2 or
$595 for 3rd-5th
Guardians of the Sea
Guardians of the Sea is a four day (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) daily boat and local island based educational adventure that spans the marine ecosystem.
From eel grass, forage fish, seals, and seabirds, we believe experiential education initiates a desire to protect and restore our natural world.
Cost: $1,095 per session
Student Training as Research Scientists (STaRS)
Student Training as Research Scientists is a shore-and boat-based year-long field research project. Students can choose a specific area of focus such as marine birds, orcas, or porpoises to study alongside a local research scientist.
This project culminates in a year-end community presentation.
Cost: $750 or $1500
The Salish Sea School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit: EIN 83-3277816. All donations are tax-deductible as allowable by law.
or mail a check to:
The Salish Sea School, P.O. Box 1901, Anacortes, WA 98221