Trips for Teens

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July 10-13, 2018

Girls at the Helm

“Girls at the Helm presented me with all of the options that I had in life and showed me successful women mentors—women doing what they want to do... It was those experiences that gave me a direction in life. I’ve been doing ocean research ever since.”

Amelia F., Girls at the Helm 2009

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Please note: this voyage departs from Shilshole Bay Marina in Seattle on Tuesday, July 10 and ends in Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes on Friday, July 13.

Girls in grades 7-12 will step aboard to develop their skills and confidence as leaders, sailors, and advocates for the future of Puget Sound. On this 4-day voyage, girls will be teamed up with women mentors who are experts in their field. This trip will include sailing adventures and specific activities dedicated towards leadership development and STEM.

The cost is $525 for Sound Experience Members and $615 for non-Members. This trip departs from Seattle, WA.

A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available for our teen overnight programs. For more information, click here.
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August 5-10, 2018

Fantastic Voyage Level 1

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On this 6-day program, participants join the crew of Adventuress to sail through the San Juan Islands. While aboard the ship, teens are assigned to Watches and take part in setting sails, steering the ship, caretaking the vessel, standing Anchor Watch at night, and learning about Puget Sound. Participants will also get a chance to stretch their legs on shore-based excursions, which may include hiking or helping with a restoration project. The ship anchors out in a different location each night.

Cost is $785 for Sound Experience Members and $925 for non-Members. This trip departs from Anacortes, WA.

A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available for our teen overnight programs. For more information, click here.

Want more on-the-water learning for your teen? Consider Summer at Sea from our friends at the Community Boat Project!

The Community Boat Project, a like-minded nonprofit helmed by past Adventuress Captain Wayne Chimenti, is offering Summer at Sea, a 12-day longdory voyage that departs from Anacortes and takes place directly following Fantastic Voyage Level 2.

Preference on this program will be given to those who have sailed on an overnight voyage aboard Adventuress in 2017. The trip runs August 11-22, allowing young people between the ages of 14 and 21 to step off of Adventuress, spend a night in Anacortes under the supervision of Summer at Sea, and embark the next day.

Trips for Adults and Families

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Women at the Helm

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Two trips: July 15-20 and July 29-August 3, 2018

Road Scholar Intergenerational Voyages

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This trip offers women 18 and over the chance to join together with our crew of shipboard educators to sail Adventuress, explore Puget Sound, and learn about the marine environment. Join us for fun, camaraderie, community, and incredible learning!



Cost is $575 for Sound Experience Members and $630 for non-Members.
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Step aboard for a tall ship exploration with your grandchild! Open to ages 10 and up.

Two dates are available for this program: July 15-20 and July 29-August 3. Registration is handled through Road Scholar. This trip departs from Anacortes, WA.

Cost is $899 for adults and $749 for youth.
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Two trips: August 12-15 and August 28-31, 2018

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“This was the best vacation we have ever had with our grandchildren… I really like the idea of grandparents traveling with grandchildren. It’s much more intensive. It creates a stronger bond to spend special time together without parents.”

Gayle S., Road Scholar Intergenerational Voyage 2015

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This 4-day trip for adults offers participants the chance to climb aloft, stand Anchor Watch, and help navigate through the San Juan Islands on the 133' foot schooner Adventuress—a National Historic Landmark and Puget Sound treasure.

Two dates are available for this program: August 12-15 and August 28-31. Registration is handled through Road Scholar. This trip departs from Anacortes, WA.

Cost is $598 per participant.

Trips for Sound Experience Members

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Members Only Expedition

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Spring Member Transit

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Join us for a 3-day expedition through the San Juan Islands! Bring your family aboard for a grand adventure which will include standing Anchor Watch, sailing Adventuress, climbing aloft, and getting to know other Members of the Sound Experience community. Children over 8 are welcome when accompanied by an adult.

Open to Sound Experience Members only. Cost is $325 for adults and $260 for youth. This trip departs from Anacortes, WA.
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We offer a very special benefit to Sound Experience Members —the Member Transit.

These transit trips offer a unique opportunity to sail aboard Adventuress as part of the crew and experience life aboard first hand. Please note that these are one-way trips—you depart from one port and arrive the next day at another.

Children 8 and up are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Open to Sound Experience Members only. The cost of the 2-day Transit is $75 per person. Please check back for future dates.
"Being on Adventuress gave me a sense of all the life both in the water and along the shore. I had a sense of how essential it is to preserve the life that surrounds us."

Michele B., Members Only Expedition 2015