• WST Year-Long Satellite Maritime Academy Program  - located in Pt. Townsend

     

    WST is delighted to offer a new program for the 2019-2020 school year.  Enrollment is Now Open for the 2019 - 2020  school year.  Check out this amazing Video! 

     

    https://www.bremertonschools.org/wstsc

    Paper applications available HERE or in your counseling offices.

     

    Maritime OperationsHalf-Day Public School Program for Juniors and Seniors - Held mornings at Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend(Free).

     

    Are you a junior or senior and looking for an alternative learning experience for the 19/20 School Year?  Are you interested in a high paying maritime career? 

     

    Come study Maritime Operations at the Port Townsend Maritime Academy!

    Learn and study on and near the water for the entire school year!  

     

    Earn up to three credits in Career & Technical Education, English Language Arts, and PE while boating, training, and studying about the Maritime Industry.

     

    Units include:  Basic Safety Training, Vessel Handling, Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Maritime Law Enforcement, Navigation, Emergency Response, Incident Analysis, Vessel Maintenance, Keelboat Instructor Certification, Rigging, Physical Training, and Leadership. 

     

    For more information contact Kelley Watson at kwatson@ptschools.org

     


    Port Townsend Maritime Academy
     

    A West Sound Technical Skills Satellite Campus Program run in partnership with Port Townsend Schools

     

    Who:  Juniors and Seniors from all local high schools.  (Must like being outdoors & active).

    What :  Maritime Operations Intensive Class.  

    • Earn certifications, learn tons about boats, go to school on the water.
    • Wilderness Advanced First Aid.
    • Keelboat Instructor Certification
    • Basic Safety Training
    • Drill Conductor Fishing Vessel Safety Certification
    • Weekly Job Internships
    • Maritime Law Enforcement Unit
    • PE Credit & Training - by land and sea.
    • English Language Arts Credit - Incident reporting and analysis, Longitude, Survival at Sea Literature, Spoken Word Event.
    • Career Technical Education or Elective Credit. (ELA, PE, CTE 3 credits total).

     

    Where:  Downtown Port Townsend at the Northwest Maritime Center, job sites, Port Townsend Bay.

    When:  2019 - 2020 School Year.  Monday - Friday, Mornings.

    Why:  High Demand, High Paying Career Choice for those who like working on boats or outside.

     

    How:  Application available HERE or in High School Counseling Offices.  Questions?  Email kwatson@ptschools.org  contact Kelley Watson or West Sound Tech.


    Units of Study:                                                              Unit 1: Introduction to Maritime Studies                              

    Unit 2: Introduction to Maritime Careers              

    Unit 3: Deck Skills                                                            

    Unit 4: Safety at Sea                                      

    Unit 5: Watchstanding                                                  

    Unit 6: Navigation                                                           

    Unit 7: Tides, Currents, and Weather     

    Unit 8: Introduction to Rigging                                   

    Unit 9: Arts of the Sailor                                                               

    Unit 10: Physical Fitness for Maritime Careers    

    Unit 11: Small Boat Sailing                                            

    Unit 12: Basic Keelboat Sailing                                   

    Unit 13: Maritime Career Skills Development     

     

    Unit 14: Small Motorized Vessel Operation         

    Unit 15: Tool and Vessel Maintenance Safety     

    Unit 16: Navigation Rules and Regulations.          

    Unit 17: Large Vessel Repair and Maintenance: 

    Unit 18: Small Engine Maintenance and Repair. 

    Unit 19: Maritime Law Enforcement

     

    This is a great program for students who like to be outdoors, are active learners, and who are interested in boats. 

     

    ★ Earn 3 credits: English, CTE & PE