Salish Sea Sciences | Summer Programs

Salish Sea Sciences


The Salish Sea Sciences Program is a 26-day immersive research adventure for motivated science students ages 14-18. Based at Spring Street International School (SSIS) and the University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories, students learn what it takes to be effective collaborators with working scientists, including a 6-day/5-night longboat expedition navigating the waters of the great inland ocean called the Salish Sea.

General Info

Name Salish Sea Sciences
Location Friday Harbor, WA
Year-round Contacts 360-378-6393
Program Focuses & Features Adventure Travel, Basketball, Boating, Career, College Preparation, Communications, Crafts, Creative Writing, Drawing, Ecology, Environmental Science, Exploration, Film, Filmmaking, Global Studies, Hiking, Kayaking, Marine Biology/Studies, Math, Media, Medicine/Healthcare, Mountaineering, Oceanography, Outdoor Education, Paleontology, Photography, Sailing, Science, Sea Cruises, Seamanship, Veterinary Medicine, Wilderness Camping, Wildlife Studies, Writing/Journalism
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 14-18
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Caroline Grauman-Boss
Residential Fee $4800 (+100), 3½ weeks.
Year Established 2013
Sponsor Spring Street International School
Dates & Sessions June-July; 1 session, 3½ weeks long


Caroline Grauman-Boss