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SEA Summer High School Programs

SEA offers unique summer high school programs for current high school students, including graduating seniors. Choose from a shore-based field program on our campus in Woods Hole, Massachusetts on beautiful Cape Cod, or an at-sea voyage aboard the SSV Corwith Cramer with a focus on oceanographic research under sail.

At SEA, there's an adventure with a purpose waiting for every student interested in exploring the marine environment through hands-on, experiential, and community-based learning!

Science at SEA

Science at SEA is a 4-week program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, as well as recent high school graduates, which focuses on the coastal and offshore marine environment around Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The program includes a shore component on the SEA campus in Woods Hole and a sea component aboard the Sailing School Vessel (SSV) Corwith Cramer.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Session I: June 21 - July 18, 2021
Session II: July 8 - August 4, 2021

SEA Quest

SEA Quest is a 2-week, in-depth, virtual exploration of critical marine conservation topics coupled with essential training in leadership and scientific skills. SEA Quest Explorers will meet professionals from Woods Hole regional research and conservation centers, participate in and contribute to an active learning community that values the ocean, and explore various marine ecosystems through a virtual ocean research cruise.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Session I: Monday, July 5 – Friday, July 26, 2021
Session II: Monday, July 26 – Friday, August 6, 2021

SEA Expedition

This two-week summer program for high school students, including graduating seniors, is centered on learning by doing, SEA Expedition is a multidisciplinary experience that welcomes students to participate in every aspect of a challenging offshore sailing and oceanographic expedition, and occurs entirely aboard the SSV Corwith Cramer.

 

Summer 2021 Schedule
Due to the ongoing pandemic this program will not be offered in the summer of 2021.

 

Summer 2022 Schedule

Session I: July 10, 2022 - July 22, 2022
Session II: July 28, 2022 - August 9, 2022

SEASCape: SEA Science on the Cape

This three-week summer program at SEA offers current high school students, including graduating seniors, the opportunity to study the marine environment from a variety of perspectives: scientific, historical, literary, and nautical. Participants live and study at our campus in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

 

Summer 2021 Schedule*
Due to the ongoing pandemic this program will not be offered in the summer of 2021.

 

Summer 2022 Schedule

Session I: June 27, 2022 - July 15, 2022
Session II: July 18, 2022 - August 5, 2022