Summer program teaches sailing, STEM to boys

10 full scholarships available; apply by April 15
Mar 14, 2019
Source: Hurrican Island Outward Bound School Middle school boys can learn sailing and other skills in a program jointly sponsored by Hurricane Island and the Apprenticeshop this summer.

Rockland — The Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership and the Apprenticeshop have announced their 2019 program providing 10 fully-funded scholarships to Midcoast boys entering eighth and ninth grades.

The 14-day program includes elements from the three organizations – with sailing, STEM, craftsmanship, wilderness travel, team-building, and leadership as focus areas. The program runs from July 15 to 28. No experience is necessary.

Each scholarship covers the full tuition for a two-week expedition, valued at $2,500. Participating scholarship schools will select one student each, they are: St. George, CRMS, Oceanside Middle, Hope, Lincolnville, Vinalhaven and North Haven. In addition to the seven participating schools, there are three scholarships for community applicants.

Students interested in this program should see their school guidance office or may apply directly through the website at hiobs.org/pblc. The application deadline is April 15. The program will be offered for eighth-and ninth-grade girls in the summer of 2020.

For more information, visit online at hiobs.org/pblc, email: admissions@hiobs.org, or call: 855-802-0307.

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