A shore-based summer camp for elementary students.
We are so passionate about introducing students to the incredible marine life that depends on the classroom right outside our doorstep, especially the endangered Southern Resident orcas.
Southern Resident Orca Superheroes includes:
Friday Harbor visit via Washington State Ferry
Lime Kiln State Park visit with professional docent
Boat ride to explore a local Island with our partners, Island Express
Orca plushy and adoption certificate
Forest to shore hiking adventures
Marine ecosystem connections
Tidal pool exploration
Nature & ecofriendly art projects
Nature Calm with yoga & mindfulness
Environmental service project
12:2 student-to-teacher ratio
Note: Lunch is not included, students will need to pack their own lunch, water, and snacks each day.
Southern Resident Superheroes is held in Anacortes, WA on beautiful Fidalgo Island.
The specific day to day location will vary based on age group and programming.
Every program also includes a special boat ride and hiking adventure on James Island. James Island features emerald coves, forested trails, spectacular views and an isthmus with two white sand beaches!
We can't wait to explore with you.
Please note: Seeing Southern Resident orcas is highly unlikely as the population is endangered and spends limited time in our waters.
June 22nd-24th, 2022 (Rising K-2nd graders)
9-3PM* - FULL - click here to be added to the waitlist *Students may return later than 3PM on the day they go to Friday Harbor due to the ferry schedule.
July 11th-15th, 2022 (Rising 3rd-5th graders)
9-3PM - FULL - click here to be added to the waitlist *Students may return later than 3PM on the day they go to Friday Harbor due to the ferry schedule.
August 1st-5th, 2022 (Rising 3rd-5th graders)
9-3PM* - FULL - click here to be added to the waitlist *Students may return later than 3 PM on the day they go to Friday Harbor due to the ferry schedule.
"During our family's summer reunion, my daughter stood up in front of everyone and told them about how she spent the previous week at Salish Sea School and launched into a full lesson on orcas. She talked about the difference between Southern Residents and transient orcas, interesting facts about southern residents, why their numbers are declining, and things everyone could do to help save the them. Afterwards my mom asked her about it and she said that she had learned that one of the best things she could do to help the orcas is to teach other people about them so that they will care also (or something along those lines). I got several text messages from cousins later saying how impressed they were! So a job very well done by your crew!"
ENROLLMENT OPEN - CLICK THE DATE BELOW!
$75 non-refundable deposit due at time of enrollment (even if applying for a scholarship)