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Ocean Classroom: Final Reflections from OC 2018

Nov 19, 2018 1:56:56 PM

After two weeks of navigating the open seas, altering course due to mid-Atlantic weather systems, and becoming intimately acquainted with the Roseway, our students home away from home for the past nine weeks, Proctor's 25th crew of Ocean Classroom returned home to hot showers, warm beds, and a deep sense of sadness that this amazing adventure is over. Read final reflections from our students below. 

Ocean Classroom 2018: Setting Sail from the Florida/Georgia Line

Nov 1, 2018 2:11:49 PM

With just over two weeks remaining in the journey of a lifetime, Proctor's Ocean Classroom crew prepares to set sail for their longest open sea voyage of the term - a 10-12 day passage from Savannah to St. Croix. While the ship will be in daily contact via satellite phone, we will not post another blog until after the ship arrives in the US Virgin Islands. Until then, read about journal entries below from the past week and picture yourself aboard Roseway packing supplies and preparing for an epic passage over the open Atlantic. 

Ocean Classroom 2018: South to Charleston

Oct 25, 2018 9:44:22 AM

Proctor Academy's Ocean Classroom crew has been at sea for five weeks. The bonds formed, skills learned, and experiences had are quickly changing this group of 20 students into sailors. Read more from student journals below!

Ocean Classroom 2018: The Big Apple and Beyond

Oct 18, 2018 2:33:02 PM

Proctor’s Ocean Classroom program has arrived in Norfolk, Virginia after waiting out the remnants of Hurricane Michael on Fishers Island in the Long Island Sound. As the group continues their journey down the eastern seaboard, students gain more and more responsibility running the daily operations aboard Roseway. Read the past week’s Ship’s Logs and check out photos and video from Ocean Classroom 2018 below!

Ocean Classroom 2018: From Gloucester to New Bedford

Oct 11, 2018 3:37:01 PM

Proctor Academy's Ocean Classroom program enters their third week (of nine) at sea as they arrived in New Bedford, MA earlier this week. Be sure to follow their adventures with daily Ship's Log entries at the World Ocean School's website, as well as in the student journal entries in the blog post below. Enjoy! 

Ocean Classroom: Rockland, Stellwagen Bank, and South to Gloucester

Oct 3, 2018 1:45:05 PM

Proctor Academy's Ocean Classroom program, aboard the schooner Roseway, continues to navigate their way through the frigid waters of the North Atlantic toward Gloucester, MA. Check out the past week's ship's log as written by our student crew. More photos coming to Flickr soon!

Ocean Classroom 2018: Northward to Castine

Sep 27, 2018 9:19:04 AM

Proctor's Ocean Classroom program set sail from Boston Harbor just under a week ago, but to the 21 students aboard Roseway, the rhythms and routines of life at sea have already begun. Check out the first six days of Ship's Logs, video, and photos of the first week of Ocean Classroom 2018 below!

Ocean Classroom 2017: The Final Days

Nov 17, 2017 11:05:58 AM

Landfall after 14 days at sea… Raising St. Croix from the crosstrees…Snorkeling in crystalline tropical waters…And seeing, first hand, the impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria… All of these statements illustrate what our Ocean Classroom 2017 crew has experienced during the last few days. And now it’s on to San Juan and the end of this voyage of discovery.

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