WHY World Ocean School believes that authentic, experiential education inspires and motivates kids who then positively contribute and improve our communities.
HOW As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing programs in the heart of Boston’s innovative seaport district, World Ocean School’s method of hands-on education at sea, aboard one of Massachusetts’ most precious historic ships, empowers students of diverse backgrounds to reach their full potential as responsible, productive, and engaged community members.
WHAT In partnership with Boston Public Schools, World Ocean School is launching the 2017 International Summer Learning Program—a four-week voyaging program from Boston to Nova Scotia for 22 young adults aboard the schooner Roseway. This program is designed to help these students reach their targeted grade level by providing structured academic support and advancement, outside their normal routine, which for many is disruptive, negative and unhealthy. At the completion of their program, these students will have successfully completed their summer school requirements allowing them to finish their high school education and explore further education and/or workforce placement ultimately giving them the tools to be contributing citizens in our communities.
A $10,000 sponsorship provides:
- An at-risk student the opportunity to engage in this high-impact program
- An exclusive two-hour day sail for 70 of your clients or colleagues aboard Boston’s very own historic Roseway, dates to be chosen over the Summer of 2017
- A tax deduction from our registered 501(c)(3) non profit organization
- Announcement in forthcoming press releases before and throughout the program from Boston to Nova Scotia
- Photo op with company staff and students aboard Roseway
- Listing and link on World Ocean School’s website
- Shout-outs in July e-blast and all social media
- Two invitations for company staff to attend the closing ceremonies lunch aboard Roseway on August 1st
Eden Leonard, President & Executive Director
World Ocean School