An Outdoor Classroom on the Gulf of Maine
Sponsored jointly by Waynflete School and Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki, Sustainable Ocean Studies is a field-based, adventure filled, community-oriented experience open to students entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. Sustainable Ocean Studies blends hands-on learning with adventure as participants do important work on pressing issues related to ocean sustainability.
Sustainable Ocean Studies is a three-week blend of field science and adventure in the Gulf of Maine designed to inspire a new generation of ocean advocates.
Offered through a partnership between Waynflete and Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki, SOS is a rigorous and inspiring marine biology summer program focused on promoting ocean health and sustainability.
Through field work and engaging interactions with scientists and coastal community members, SOS provides a fun, empowering, and relevant learning experience that cultivates important skills for academic success after high school. The program challenges participants to make full use of creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills while exploring the ecological and cultural sustainability of the Gulf of Maine.