"the mountain and the sea are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books." -john lubbock
Meet Our Team
The Salish Sea School is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusion, and connectedness. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team. We welcome the unique contributions that one can bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
We are stronger together with the collective sum of individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent which ultimately brings about a healthier planet.
Aug. 19-23, 2024: Fun marine excursions to explore the Salish Sea!
Starts Aug 19, 2024Starts Aug 19, 2024
899 US dollars
Join us on different marine excursions to explore and connect with this beautiful bio-region known as the Salish Sea.
build their confidence through exciting adventures in the marine environment
spend time getting to know many charismatic creatures of the Salish Sea
leave with unique experiences connecting them with the Salish Sea and leaving with knowledge that will help become stewards of the region
A few highlights for our week together include:
Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) excursion to give students a different viewpoint of the water and submerged shoreline where eel-grass, kelp, and other forage fish may be present
Journeying across Rosario Strait to to James Island, taking in the birds and other wildlife along the way (Boat charter with Island Express), and exploring the inter-tidal world along the shorelines in Anacortes
Splash day where students get waist-deep in the Salish Sea (life jackets required)
Whale watching trip to experience local marine life with Blue Kingdom Whales and Wildlife
Kayaking around Burrow’s or Bowman Bay, learning about bull kelp and where students may also spy harbor seals and harbor porpoise
Please note, lunches are not provided with this camp.
In the event of any cancellation, regardless of when the cancellation is initiated, the credit card processing fee will not be refunded (3%).
Cancellation Refunds vary by course:
Spring, Fall, and Winter Programs: if cancelled 5 days prior to the course, the class fee will be refunded to you, less the credit card processing fee (3%). If cancelled any time after that, there will not be a refund for this course.
Cancellations 91+ days prior to session start date = Refundable less CC processing fees & $150 deposit
Cancellations between 61 and 90 days prior to session start date = Refundable less CC processing fees & 50% fee of full tuition
Cancellations between 0 and 60 days prior to session start date = non-refundable
Exceptions to this policy cannot be made for any reason, including weather or personal emergencies. All cancellations must be submitted in writing and must be received in the above time frames.
The Pulse: There are no refunds available for our virtual continuing education program.