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Girl Scouts of Western WA

We kicked off the last trip of our spring season with a fun group of ladies from the Western Washington Girl Scouts who were big fans of the science even if they didn’t fully appreciate our sailing fashions.

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The Sage School – Day 2

Perfect weather for our ninth grade students from The Sage School to tackle Challenge Day – which they managed with great success!

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The Sage School – Day 1

The Sage School ninth graders are on board and underway!

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LaConner Middle School – Day 2

From the (not so) tall to the very, very small…  The kids from LaConner witnessed lots of wildlife in their habitat today from seals napping on rocks to the plankton they collected from (and later returned to) the Salish Sea and viewed under the laboratory microscopes.

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LaConner Middle School – Day 1

Another beautiful Pacific Northwest day for sailing.  Our 6th and 7th graders from LaConner Middle School took to it like otters to water and got a great start on their science investigations!

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Manson MS Options – Day 2

Fittingly, a day of blue skies accompanied more science and sailing lessons followed by rain and windy conditions setting the backdrop for our Challenge Day.  That didn’t slow down our Manson Options students a single bit, though…

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Manson MS Options – Day 1

An absolutely gorgeous day to be out on the water with our eastern WA students from Manson Middle School Options.  The kids caught sight of some harbor porpoises frolicking between the islands while we sailed and ‘scienced’.

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Villa Academy – Day 3

After an overnight stay on Cypress Island, our intrepid Villa Academy 7th grade crew found that today’s Challenge Day came with the added trial of cool, rainy weather…

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Villa Academy – Day 2

Knots and plankton and monsters, oh my!  Seventh graders from Villa Academy had an absolutely packed day working to help navigate and man Carlyn, collect and study…

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Villa Academy – Day 1

Heading out with our Villa Academy seventh graders.  Covered a good distance thanks to favorable sailing conditions and a lot of material thanks to the students’ bright minds and eagerness to learn!

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  • Wow! Can't believe our spring season is coming to a close. Here are a few snap shots of our amazing crew. Laughing & learning through challenges together. This spring over 500 student sailors & scientists joined us aboard S/V Carlyn. It's a privilege to be sailing on the water with this smart, compassionate & capable group of people. Fair winds as you set your sights on your next adventures! #salishseaexpeditons #wedidityawl #notgoodbyejustseeyoulater #whoruntheworldgirls #thebestshipsarefriendships⛵️ #scienceundersail #sailingscienists
  • It's plankton day for Girl Scouts - they've spotted lots of neat things, including tiny sea jellies!
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#jellyfish #plankton #seajellies #girlscouts #marinebiology
  • Getting some science done on the Good Ship Carlyn! These Girl Scouts are exploring the many variables that impact ocean health.
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#worldoceansday #goodshipcarlyn #girlscouts
  • We're sad that this is the last trip of our spring season, but delighted to have such a great group of Girl Scouts joining us this lovely weekend!
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#womeninscience #womeninmaritime #sailboat #sailingscientists #sailtraining #goodshipcarlyn