SEA Currents: seascape1
July 06, 2018
A day in Woods Hole
Today was our first trip to Woods Hole, we started the day with a early wake up call of 7:00 AM. Sluggishly got out of bed and ate a breakfast of cereal, then finished chores and prepared for the trip ahead.
July 05, 2018
Lighthouse Lenses and Natural History Sketching
Today, we woke up at 7:30, as usual, and headed to the commons for pancakes and bacon. It was really foggy outside, unlike the past days. No one seems to enjoy this weather. After breakfast, we played Wa (a fun, silly camp game) on the field then headed to a lighthouse about five minutes away.
July 04, 2018
Second Full Day of SEAScape
Hi, we’re Alanna and Becca and today was the second full day of SEASCape.
We woke up at 7:30 as usual, and ate breakfast in our cabins. The humidity seemed to have built up over the night, so everything seemed just a little sticky.
July 03, 2018
Sure was a Great First Day for SEASCape Session 1!
Today was our first full day at SEASCape! We all woke up at 7:30 to get dressed and ready for breakfast at 8:00. After our bowls of cereal and bushels of grapes, we learned about the chore rotations and watch groups. We were then able to meet with our watch groups to begin learning how to tie basic knots.
July 02, 2018
The Wind Blows for SEASCape Session 1!
Today we welcomed 18 new SEASCapers to campus for Session 1! They come from all over the country and the world bringing their interests and eagerness to learn over the next three weeks. They will take two classes, Oceanography and Oceans and Society.
July 21, 2017
It’s hard to believe another SEASCape class has already come and gone from the SEA campus. Just three short weeks ago, the RAs and I welcomed 28 high school students from across the country and around the world to our little home here on Cape Cod. Little did they know what this program had in store for them! The amount of personal growth that occurred these past 21 days is astonishing – many of these students went from timid and unsure of being away from home to independent, strong leaders in their community here.
July 19, 2017
A Day of LASTS
We started out with our cereal breakfast and got ready (emotionally and physically) for our LAST academic day.
We learned in the morning about deep sea animals and underwater vents all over the world. For oceans and societies and reviewed all we had learned and shared the narratives we had been writing about our place in the ocean history.
July 18, 2017
Career Day & Chasing Ice
Another day begins as we have breakfast together with our housemates. Once we get ready and go down, a table full of scones, sausages, and strawberries is waiting for us just calling our names. After eating, we began our chores and had our watch meetings, where we learned how to tie the clove hitch.
July 17, 2017
This morning we woke up bright and early to a breakfast of English muffins. At 7:30, we boarded the school bus and embarked on the hour long journey to Plymouth where we were scheduled to go whale watching.
The boat was large and crowded, but our hopes were high and we enjoyed looking out at the vast and open ocean. After an hour of sailing to our destination, we came to an abrupt stop where we saw several humpback whales. Humpback whales are between 35 and 55 feet long, so seeing these massive creatures ride in and out of the waves made our respect for the ocean and its ecosystems greater than it had been when we arrived in Woods Hole two weeks ago.
July 16, 2017
A Sunny Sunday
Sundays here at SEAscape are non-academic days, which means that students take advantage of the local beaches and downtown Falmouth! At the start of the day most people sleep in until about 9, or wake up at 8 and do yoga.