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srudenrs, where classroom lessons plans are thrown overboard and substiruted with experiential education . The Sea Spray Scours program will run through the end of November and will resume in March and April of 2008. It is offered to schools through the support of donors to the South Carolina

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Ships Locker www.shipslocker.com Buffalo , NY shipslocker@shipslocker.com 1-800-962-7072 Maritime Foundation. SCMF is developing custom program s with individual schools ranging in length from one day to mulriweek, as well as offering an open enrollment summer camp. Programs will also be designed around an interdisciplinary curriculum rhar focuses on m a th and science wirh extensions into rhe history and literature of South Carolina and its relationship to the sea. (POB 22405, Charleston, SC 29413; Ph. 843 722- 1030; WW\v.scmaritime.org) ... The Ventu ra County Maritime M u seum ann o unced recently that educatio n p rogram grants are now available to qualified sch ools and youth-serving social-service organizatio ns. Available programs include: grade-specific, curriculum standards-based social science programs that utilize the museum's extensive collection of m arine art, ship models, and artifacts ; marine science programs onboard the C hann el Islands Marine Floating Lab afloat in Chann el Islands Harbor; and All About Whales which includes a shore-side program combined with a whale-watching excursion off th e Channel Islands. Qualified schools and organizations receive up to $400 per gro up. Additional funding is available to support p a rticipation in the 3day youth sail training expeditions of the museum's ''At Sea" educa tion program onboard the sailing school vessels I rving Joh nson and Exy Johnson. Over the past ten years, VCMM has raised n early $200 ,000 to enable more rhan 20,000 srudenrs to participate in the elementary education programs at no cost or reduced cost, and nearly 400 youth to participate in rhe shipboard sailing programs. ,!, SEA HISTORY 12 1, WINTER 2007-08

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